Emily Ashcraft

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Organic Farms and Orgs. Claim Hydroponics Should Not Be Allowed Organic Certification

The Center for Food Safety, along with advocates and organic farmers, argued in a motion for summary judgment filed on Thursday that the Northern District of California should rule that the United States Department of...

Counsel on Both Sides in Roundup Case Create Plan to Settle Thousands of Allegations

A joint case management statement and litigation plan was filed on Thursday by attorneys for Monsanto and the plaintiffs in the consolidated Roundup case being heard in the Northern District of California. The document...

House Delays Marijuana Legalization Vote Until After Election

A bill which would legalize marijuana federally and remove it from the Controlled Substances Act, called the Marijuana Opportunity Reinvestment and Expungement Act or MORE Act, was planned to be voted on in the House...

Family Ranch Files Complaint Against US Forest Service Claiming Harm to Grizzly Bears

Castle Creek Ranch L.P. and its shareholders filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Forest Service,  Forest Supervisor Mary Erickson, and District Ranger Ken Coffin on Wednesday in the District of Montana claiming a project near...

JBS S.A. Seeks to Drop COVID-19 Death Lawsuit

JBS S.A., a meat and protein packing company, filed a motion on Wednesday in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania to dismiss a case alleging the company is at fault for the death of Enock Benjamin...

Consumers and Organizations Ask Home Depot and Lowe’s To Stop Selling Roundup

According to a press release from the Center for Food Safety, 157,196 consumers signed a letter that was delivered to Home Depot and Lowe’s on Wednesday by “ten environmental, consumer, and pollinator protection organizations.”...