Until early next year, California is considering the Proposition 12 products already in the pipeline. After that, the state plans to close its market to pork products from locations that don’t comply with CaliforniaContinue Reading Another bill aims to block ‘ethical pork’ from taking effect in California
A court in Australia has ruled that I Cook Foods was unfairly ordered to close and destroy products in relation to a Listeria incident in 2019.
However, the judgment by the Supreme Court of Victoria…Continue Reading Judge rules I Cook Foods closure was unfair
District and appellate courts since 2010 have struck down the many ag-gag laws states have approved to protect animal agriculture.
But the United States Supreme Court has not yet reviewed the issue, and that will…Continue Reading SCOTUS isn’t interested in taking up Ag-gag
Prop 12, passed overwhelmingly by California voters in 2018, is currently on track to become fully effective on Jan. 1, 2024. The U.S. Supreme Court, in a 5-to-4 ruling last May, upheld Prop 12. In…Continue Reading New Farm Bill is not likely to stop California’s victorious Prop 12
Beginning next October, the Supreme Court session will have a food and agriculture theme going for it. The high court has already agreed to hear two blockbuster cases involving the Clean Water Act and California’s …
Continue Reading A food and agriculture theme emerging for next Supreme Court session
A long-running legal case involving the Food Standards Agency (FSA) and a meat business has been settled by the Supreme Court.
Cleveland Meat Company (CMC), which stopped trading in 2017, and the Association of Independent…
Continue Reading Court dismisses appeal against FSA in meat inspection case
The State of California has until April 2 to respond to a Petition for a writ of certiorari filed with the U.S. Supreme Court by the North American Meat Institute (NAMI).
Attorneys for NAMI say…
Continue Reading NAMI petitions SCOTUS for writ of certiorari over California’s Prop 12
The Argus Leader did not ask for much. It just wanted to know where the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program or SNAP food stamp spending ended up. That was more than a decade ago when SNAP…
Continue Reading High Court says USDA can keep secrets about $70 billion in SNAP spending
President Donald J. Trump’s Justice Department is siding with California over 12 egg-producing states that don’t want egg standards dictated by Sacramento.
Noel J. Francisco, the solicitor general of the United States, has put the…
Continue Reading Trump’s DOJ supports California over other egg-producing states
Getting your case heard by the U.S. Supreme Court is a lot like winning an Academy Award for your latest movie. You need to take advantage of any time you have and then go about…
Continue Reading Still time for the 9th and 10th justice to weigh in on DeCoster appeal