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50 State Survey: Agricultural Workers
Compiled July 2019, this survey addresses regulation of farm and migrant labor, including labor contractors, working conditions, sanitation, housing, labor camps, minors, and transportation. Highlighted issues include: (1) Licensing requirements for farm labor contractors; (2) Additional protection from exposure to harmful chemicals; (3) Housing regulation; and (4) Child agricultural labor provisions, including: (a) Minimum allowable age for shifts during school hours and/or outside of school hours, (b) Maximum number of working hours in daily and/or weekly increments, and/or (c) Maximum number of allowable working days per week.
50 State Survey: Statutory Regulation of Adulterated or Modified Foods
This chart addresses the regulation of adulterated or modified foods. Highlighted issues include: (1) the alcohol content in confectionaries; (2) embargo adulterated foods; (3) regulation of additives and coloring (4) State regulation comparative to the Food, Drugs & Cosmetics Act standards whether it is more or less restrictive than the federal Food, Drugs and Cosmetic Act.
Agricultural Law is a comprehensive treatise that covers virtually every aspect of law relating to farmers, ranchers and other agricultural interests. Each part in the treatise analyzes the applicable principles of law; cites all relevant federal and state statutes, court decisions and administrative regulations; and points out and discusses recent developments and topics of growing significance in agricultural law. Specific areas covered include: * Business planning * Commercial transactions * Trade regulation * Agricultural cooperatives * Bankruptcy law * Income taxation and Social Security * Estate planning * Property law * Insurance law * Labor regulation * Government regulation: federal and state * Civil liabilities * Environmental controls (information from publisher)
Agriculture & Food
Case law, statutes, secondary sources, legal news, forms, administrative material and more.
50 State Survey: Creation of Cooperatives
Covers the requirements for forming cooperatives including organizational purposes as well as stock and membership limitations. The survey also includes requirements for foreign co-ops. This survey excludes limited cooperative associations, residential cooperatives, insurance purchasing cooperatives, cooperative banks, public utilities and transportation co-ops as well as tax issues related to cooperatives. This survey also excludes corporate governance and procedural and voting issues related to cooperative business operation.
50 State Survey: Genetically Modified Food
Covers regulation and label requirements for seed, dairy products, and food ingredients; permit requirements for introducing, releasing, maintaining, or producing genetically modified plants or livestock into the environment (including aquatic animals and plants); and statutes enacted to prohibit and/or criminalize willful destruction of or damage to crops containing genetically modified plants or biotechnology agricultural research facilities.
Food and Drug Administration, 4th ed.
Comprehensive updates covering new important case law that clarifies and helps define the application of the FDCA and other statutory and regulatory material.
Food Law Reporter
This publication provides comprehensive coverage of the FDA's regulation of food manufacturing and handling including labeling, quality, adulteration, manufacturing, food additives, nutritional guidelines, animal feed and pet food.
Secondary Sources on Antitrust and Agricultural Cooperatives
Law review articles and sections from treatises on the antitrust exemption for agricultural co-ops. Related documents (on the right) include court documents.
§ 4:5. Exemptions from the antitrust laws—Agricultural cooperatives
Section from Callmann on Unfair Competition, Trademarks and Monopolies