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13 states ask U.S. Supreme Court to toss California’s egg sales law

Thirteen states on Monday (Dec. 4) asked the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn a California law that forbids the sale of eggs from laying hens kept in cages too small for the birds to spread their wings and turn around. 

US Food Policy Animal Welfare

Marler warns industry that auditors can be sued after Jensen Farms case

The way the law treats auditors has changed and today everyone involved in the production and distribution of food products can be held responsible if they fail to do their job in preventing a foodborne illness outbreak. 

US Food Policy FSMA

Customs brokers plead for ‘soft compliance date’ for seafood traceability program

Customs brokers are asking for a “soft compliance date" for the new federal seafood tracking system that starts Jan. 1, because the industry is unlikely to meet the extensive entry data requirements.

US Food Policy Traceability & Supply Chain

USDA urges court to toss GMO disclosure lawsuit

USDA has called on a federal court to dismiss a lawsuit related to implementation of the national GMO disclosure law, arguing the plaintiffs lack standing to bring the complaint and their charges too “speculative” before a final rule is published.
US Food Policy Biotechnology

US agency critical of Germany's meat safety system

US authorities are reassessing Germany’s ability to satisfy US meat import requirements after finding a series of ‘systemic’ weaknesses during an audit carried out earlier this year.

US Food Policy Food Safety and Standards

Brazil questions EU Salmonella policy at WTO after poultry rejections

After seeing hundreds of meat consignments turned back at EU borders in recent months, Brazil has raised concerns that the bloc is being overly strict when it comes to Salmonella in poultry.

European Agricultural Policy European Food Law

EU notifies WTO members of proposal on Danish Salmonella controls

Poultry imports into Denmark will have to comply with strict new Salmonella controls, according to a draft EU proposal sent to members of the World Trade Organization (WTO). 

European Agricultural Policy Food Safety and Standards

Canadian pork exporters move a step closer to EU market

Canadian pork exporters have moved a step closer to accessing EU markets as authorities there resolved a key issue preventing the industry from benefiting from the EU-Canada Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA).

European Agricultural Policy European Food Law

Perdue's Europe trip exposes US-EU food safety divide

US Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue has accused European countries of using dubious food safety concerns to keep American poultry out of their markets.

European Agricultural Policy US Agricultural Policy
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