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USDA approves GE potato for market

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 14 2014

The U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA's) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) has approved for commercial planting a new variety

EWG advises consumers to avoid certain food additives in updated Guide

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 14 2014

Consumer advocacy watchdog Environmental Working Group (EWG) has issued a new iteration of its "Dirty Dozen Guide to Food Additives." Reportedly

FDA restricts use of cephalosporin in livestock

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 13 2012

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a final rule prohibiting the extralabel use of cephalosporin antimicrobial drugs in livestock

APHIS rules GE alfalfa not a plant pest risk

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 14 2014

The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) has determined that KK179 alfalfa, a genetically engineered

Public interest groups sue FDA over animal drug approvals

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 7 2014

The Center for Food Safety and two other public interest organizations have filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA

Attorney chastised in contaminated GE rice litigation

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 22 2011

A federal judge in Missouri has reprimanded a plaintiffs’ attorney involved in the genetically engineered (GE) rice multidistrict litigation for sending “false and misleading” letters about a recent settlement with Bayer CropScience “to landlords who were either unrepresented or who were represented by other counsel.”

Court allows intervention in industry suit against NMFS challenging pesticide opinion

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 26 2011

A federal court in Maryland has permitted groups representing environmental and fishing interests to intervene in litigation filed by Dow AgroSciences LLC and two other pesticide manufacturers against the U.S. National Marine Fisheries Service, seeking to overturn the agency’s opinion that three insecticides threaten the Pacific salmon

New York Times covers GE bluegrass controversy

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 15 2011

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA’s) recent decision to exempt genetically engineered (GE) Kentucky bluegrass from federal approval has reportedly stirred debate over how the agency regulates biotech crops, with some critics calling the outcome “a blatant end-run around regulatory oversight.”

USDA completes draft assessment of GE sugar beets

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 5 2010

The Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has published a notice inviting public comment on its draft environmental assessment for genetically engineered (GE) sugar beets

NOSB to consider BPA ban for organic food packaging

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 12 2014

The U.S. Department of Agriculture's National Organic Program has announced a public meeting of the National Organic Standards Board (NOSB) on