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League of United Latin American Citizens v. New York

The Ninth Circuit granted environmental groups' petition to review EPA's 2017 order maintaining a tolerance for the pesticide chlorpyrifos, and vacated the Agency's order. The groups argued that the Agency's need for additional...

Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc. v. United States Food & Drug Administration

The Second Circuit reversed a lower court decision that FDA was required to hold hearings to determine whether to withdraw approval for the use of penicillin and tetracyclines in animal feed. Looking at the text of the Federal Food,...

Natural Resources Defense Council v. United States Food & Drug Administration

A district court held that the FDA violated the APA and the Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FDCA) when it denied two petitions requesting that it withdraw approval of some uses of certain classes of antibiotics in food-producing...

Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc. v. United States Food & Drug Administration

A district court held that the FDA must reconsider its approval of certain antibiotics used in animal feed unless, after a hearing, the drug uses at issue are determined to be safe. In 1977, the FDA issued notices of an opportunity...