Archive for March, 2020

COVID-19 Legal Resources Now Available!

The agricultural community has had to quickly adapt to the legal and other impacts of the global COVID-19 pandemic. The ALEI team has been working to develop resources to help address some of these issues. Information about contracts, labor, insurance, and other information is now available on the ALEI website at https://umaglaw.org/legal-resources/covid-19-resources/ This page will be updated regularly as more resources are created to address this evolving situation.

ALEI’s Margaret Todd Leads Relaunch of Food Safety Webpage

 By: Margaret Todd ALEI legal specialists partnered with Maryland Department of Agriculture (MDA) Food Quality Assurance Program to update the University of Maryland Extension Food Safety webpage.  The joint effort, spearheaded by ALEI Research Assistant Margaret Todd, focused on addressing the need to make vital information regarding the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) regulations more readily available for Maryland producers. According to Deanna Baldwin, manager of the MDA Food Quality Assurance Program, “Food safety regulations […]

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