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Webinar: Current Legal Issues in Use of Pesticides
May 25 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
This program offers 1 participatory MCLE credit.
There have been a number of legal developments over the past several years affecting the use of pesticides in agriculture, from the Ninth Circuit’s ruling that EPA violated FIFRA in issuing dicamba registrations, to California’s ban on chlorpyrifos, to Prop. 65 enforcement actions involving pesticides. This presentation provides an update on pesticide compliance issues affecting the food and agricultural industries.
Speakers: Merrit Jones and Brandon Neuschafer
Member Price – $35.00
Non-Member Price – $45.00
Merrit Jones is an experienced commercial litigator who provides litigation defense and compliance counseling in a broad range of legal matters, including defense of consumer false advertising class actions, consumer product regulatory compliance and liability, consumer privacy and data security, intellectual property, the ADA and website accessibility, California Proposition 65, advertising and marketing laws and guidelines, e-commerce and website compliance, and contract matters.
Brandon Neuschafer practices primarily in the fields of environmental, food and agriculture law, including regulatory compliance, transactional counseling and litigation. He is a co-leader of the firm’s global Food and Agriculture sector practice. He advises clients at all levels of food production and manufacturing, from agricultural operations to restaurants, and has experience working with regulatory agencies such as EPA, FDA and USDA. His work includes counseling clients on issues such as use of agricultural chemicals, ingredient approvals, packaging, storage, labeling, advertising, adulteration and recall. He also frequently assists companies with respect to preparing for and responding to government inquiries, inspections and enforcement actions.