J. R. Pegg
He specializes in US policy, legislation and litigation related to pesticides and GM crops.
J.R. has been a journalist for 20 years, having previously covered environmental issues, chemical policy, and the television industry.
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Latest From J. R. Pegg
Missouri’s “fake meat” labeling law is constitutional and poses little threat to plant-based meat manufacturers, state officials said in a brief filed last week with the US Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit.
A Minnesota federal judge has kept alive a lawsuit challenging USDA’s swine inspection rule, finding the Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) failed to adequately consider the impacts on worker safety from increased slaughter speeds at US pork plants.
A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit alleging that J.M. Smucker is misleading consumers by labeling its Jif peanut butter as “natural,” even though the product may contain sugar made from genetically engineered sugar beets.
The nation’s major agriculture industry groups are urging state governors to ensure their actions to stem the spread of the novel coronavirus don’t harm the ag and food supply chain.
A Florida federal judge has rejected a CBD company’s request to stay a lawsuit that alleges it overstated the amount of cannabidiol in its products, concluding any action by FDA to regulate CBD is “unlikely to affect the outcome” of the false advertising class action.
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