Are you familiar with California’s Egg Rule? In 2008, Proposition 2 of the Egg Rule was approved by voters which banned the sale of eggs in California unless hens had a minimum amount of space in which to lay their eggs. A couple of years after the Rule approval, legislature enacted a statute applying Proposition 2 to all eggs sold in the State of California, regardless of where they were laid. The State of Missouri took issue with this statute because about one third of the eggs laid in Missouri are sold in California. Last week, Mark Arnold (Partner in our Food and Agribusiness team) details why Missouri is challenging the California Egg Rule. Visit our Food and Ag Law Insights blog to read the full article.
Food Safety News discussed EPA action on insecticides and the impact on water quality.
The Chicago Business Journal reported on Molson Coors talks to buy out SABMiller’s stake in MillerCoors.
Agrimoney reported on the current corn and soybean market.
The Chicago Tribune reported on the sale by ConAgra of private label business to TreeHouse Foods.
USAgNet discussed the world herbicide market.
Marketing Magazine reported on McDonalds Canada move to remove antibiotics from chicken.
The Economic Times discussed the impact of a bumper U.S. corn crop.
Food Safety News discussed the complexities of defining a ‘farm’ under FSMA.
GeekWire reported on a new home craft beer maker.
USAgNet discussed the development of a larger, genetically modified corn.
Food Safety News reported on Subway’s phase out of poultry products raised with antibiotics.
The USDA released data on its Farm To School program.
Food Safety News discussed a Center for Food Safety report on animal drugs.
BioTechNow discussed a survey on what Americans care about when making food decisions.
CBS News reported on California law limiting antibiotic use in livestock.
Venturebeat discussed a partnership between Instacart and Allrecipes for grocery delivery.
Reuters reported on AB InBev, SABMiller deal.
Reuters reported on use of gene editing for pig organ transplants.
Food Safety News reported on a new faster, cheaper way to detect salmonella.
Food Safety News reported on a law suit regarding pesticide use by marijuana growers in Colorado.
Agrimoney.com discussed recent USDA data on corn and soybean harvests.
AgroNews reported on EU companies opting out of new GM crop scheme.
The Epoch Times discussed the U.S. and Chile announcement of new marine sanctuaries.
Omaha.com reported on Amazon’s new online grocery service.
The Los Angeles Times reported on EPA changes to pesticide rules.
Time discussed the new Keurig Kold soda maker.
Agrimoney discussed the status of world agriculture markets.
Fast Casual reported on ways restaurants can use technology to reduce food waste.
TechCrunch discussed Walmart’s online grocery shopping service.
Agriculture.com reports on the sale of 441 acres of certified organic farmland in Nebraska that averaged $8,426 per acre.
The USDA reported on continued growth of the organic industry with 19,474 certified organic operations in the United States and a total of 27,814 certified operations globally.
Ireland announces new subsidies for Irish farmers transitioning conventional land to organic agriculture.