Attorney in Clifton Park Center, New York. Conveniently located off Exit 9 of the Northway. Friendly and approachable.
Here is a six part video of a presentation that I gave for a local agricultural association on farm and equine liability in 2012.
AGRICULTURE AND EQUINE LEGAL ISSUES
HOW CAN THE NYS AGRICULTURE AND MARKETS LAW OR THE FEDERAL FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION AFFECT MY ANIMAL FEED BUSINESS OR FARM?
Laws, rules and regulations which govern the manufacturing and distribution of animal feed and treats can have huge impacts on a manufacturing or distribution business in New York State. Additionally, compliance with state and federal rules and regulations regarding human food safety can impact family farms. Owners of animal businesses encounter theses issues every day. Our simplest interactions with distribution, supply and feed production contracts can have sweeping legal consequences.
I am an attorney experienced in the issues that are unique to these businesses and the products they manufacture.
From ensuring proper contractual protection, FDA and NYS Agriculture and Markets complaince and by analyzing and planning for the unique risks associated with an animal based business, our office can provide the guidance you need to minimize risk and best protect your business, your employees and your personal assets.
Are you an existing business that caters to animals and their owners? Are you thinking of opening a new business or expanding? Ask yourself these three questions: (1) Are you aware of the impacts of the Agriculture and Markets and FDA regulations on your business and feed products? (2) Do you have proper insurance that covers your manufacturing and your products in case of an accident or lawsuit? (3) Are you aware of all of the laws and regulations which impact an animal related business? If you have answered no to any of these questions or are unsure of the answer you should contact an attorney today to discuss these issues.
I understand the particular needs of family farms, agribusiness distributors/ manufacturers and businesses that deal with animals. Call me today for an appointment and consultation to discuss your business and your needs.
Agriculture and Markets Law compliance issues
Frequently animal related businesses, farms and municipalities face issues with the New York State Agriculture and Markets Law and the various rules and regulations of the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA). If you own or manage a business that is a farm, kennel, a private municipal shelter operating under the Agriculture and Markets Law, pet grooming facility or a niche business looking to produce animal feed, nutritional supplements or pet treats there are a multitude of regulations which must be addressed and complied with in terms of state and federal filings as well as having appropriate contractual terms in place with your vendors and distributors.I am familiar with these issues and can help to ensure that your business is in compliance.
Equine Farm and Boarding Facility Issues.
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