Association of Food and Drug Officials

Laws and Regulations Committee Update 02/03/2017

February 03, 2017 2:12 PM | AFDO Test

FDA

Mixing Kentucky Spirits with Food Safety to Protect Spent Grains Used to Feed Animals

NAS

Edward S. Buckler, a research geneticist at ARS, won the first ever  NAS Prize in Food and Agriculture Sciences, for his work on nutrition and food security.

FDA

Recalls

Date

Brand Name

Product Description

Reason/ Problem

Company

01/28/2017

ageLOC TR90  

Protein boost  

Undeclared milk

NSE Products, Inc.

01/26/2017

Marich Confectionery  

Chocolate Caramel Hearts  

Undeclared almonds

Marich Confectionery


FSIS

Jan 27, 2017 | PDF

  • FSIS to Hold a Webinar on Exports in the Public Health Information System (PHIS) for Industry Stakeholders
  • FSIS Posts Updated Quarterly Sampling Results

AskFSIS

Can commonly used organic acids be designated as flavors?

How to Submit a Question in askFSIS

HACCP System Validation Requirements

FSIS Directive 6410.1 and Veal Slaughter Operations

Italian Beef Sausage

Cooked Sausage Water Limit

Water Limit for Various Sausages

Product Names for Sausages That Have Been Cooked Or Cured

Cooked Species Sausages and the Cooked Sausage Standard of Identity

Appropriate Product Standards For Species Cooked Sausage and Cooked Species Sausage

Regulatory Limits For Species Sausage

Must The Product Name Include “Cooked” When A Fresh Sausage Is Subsequently Cooked?

Standard of Identity For A Species Sausage That Is Cured

2010 Nutrition Labeling Final Rule – plant selling directly to consumers

2010 Nutrition Labeling Final Rule – nutrition facts panel

2010 Nutrition Labeling Final Rule - HRI exemption

2010 Nutrition Labeling Final Rule - meatloaf

2010 Nutrition Labeling Final Rule – combination pork and beef

2010 Nutrition Labeling Final Rule – sausage

2010 Nutrition Labeling Final Rule – total carbohydrates

2010 Nutrition Labeling Final Rule – cube steak

2010 Nutrition Labeling Final Rule – added with sticker or insert

2010 Nutrition Labeling Final Rule – coated nutrition panel insert

2010 Nutrition Labeling Final Rule – boneless or bone-in

2010 Nutrition Labeling Final Rule – claims on point-of-purchase

2010 Nutrition Labeling Final Rule – nutrition facts based on raw or cooked

2010 Nutrition Labeling Final Rule - %fat, %lean required

2010 Nutrition Labeling Final Rule - retail store burger patties

2010 Nutrition Labeling Final Rule – pumped product

2010 Nutrition Labeling Final Rule – servings per container

2010 Nutrition Labeling Final Rule - small business exemption

2010 Nutrition Labeling Final Rule - farmers

2010 Nutrition Labeling Final Rule – branded beef program

2010 Nutrition Labeling Final Rule – deli meat

2010 Nutrition Labeling Final Rule – full service meat counter

2010 Nutrition Labeling Final Rule – small business exemption

2010 Nutrition Labeling Final Rule – verifying nutrition information

2010 Nutrition Labeling Final Rule – verifying %fat claims

2010 Nutrition Labeling Final Rule – seafood labeling

2010 Nutrition Labeling Final Rule – font size requirements

2010 Nutrition Labeling Final Rule – point-of-purchase

2010 Nutrition Labeling Final Rule – nutrient data

2010 Nutrition Labeling Final Rule – minimum requirements

2010 Nutrition Labeling Final Rule – required format

2010 Nutrition Labeling Final Rule – simplified facts panel

The use and labeling of ingredients of public health concern – highly refined oil

The use and labeling of ingredients of public health concern – manufactured in a facility that handles allergens

The use and labeling of ingredients of public health concern – ingredient supplier labeling

The use and labeling of ingredients of public health concern – highly refined soybean oil

The use and labeling of ingredients of public health concern – adverse reactions

Defining “Fresh” In Fresh Sausage Standards In 9 CFR 319.141 and 319.142

FDA

How to Work with FDA on Food Guidance Documents 

FDA

Recalls

Date

Brand Name

Product Description

Reason/ Problem

Company

02/01/2017

Fromi USA  

Soureliette Cheese, Tomme Brebis Fedou Cheese  

Listeria monocytogenes

Fromi USA

02/01/2017

Sunmba  

Frozen Ajiaco (vegetables mix)  

Listeria monocytogenes

Barberi International Inc.


FSIS

FSIS Directive 6500.1 New Poultry Inspection System: Post-Mortem Inspection and Verification of Ready-To-Cook Requirement

GIPSA

GIPSA Settles a Case with Bonnie L. & Craig K. Schafer, Schafer Livestock, LLC, d/b/a Cows R Us Resulting in a $2,200 Penalty (PDF; 56KB)

GIPSA Settles a Case with Sam Kane Beef Processors, LLC, Resulting in a Cease and Desist Order (PDF; 56KB)

GIPSA Settles a Case with Lowell Livestock Auction, Inc. Resulting in a $675 Penalty (PDF; 56KB)

GIPSA Settles a Case with Robert F. Gregory and Gregory Livestock, LLC Resulting in a $1,000 Penalty (PDF; 56KB)

GIPSA Settles a Case with Jim and Vickey Jacobsen Resulting in a $1,250 Penalty (PDF; 56KB)

BP Livestock, LLC and Brody Peak Assessed a $5,000 Civil Penalty (PDF; 65KB)

GIPSA Alleges Brian D. Jones Violated the Packers and Stockyards Act (PDF; 61KB)

Gregg Paskewitz, d/b/a Paskewitz Livestock Assessed a $6,000 Civil Penalty (PDF; 61KB)

AMS

USDA Restricts PACA Violators in New York and California from Operating in the Produce Industry

USDA Restricts PACA Violators in Florida, Georgia and Mississippi from Operating in the Produce Industry

USDA Lifts PACA Reparation Sanctions on New York Produce Business

Federal Register

Food and Drug Administration

Collection of Nominations for Candidates to Serve on Food and Drug Administration's Advisory Committees

Filed on: 02/03/2017 at 08:45 am Scheduled Pub. Date: 02/06/2017

FR Document: 2017-02412 PDF 8 Pages (188 KB) Permalink

FDA

Recalls

Date

Brand Name

Product Description

Reason/ Problem

Company

02/02/2017

Falafel King  

Tzatziki (cucumber) sauce  

Undeclared Milk

Falafel King

02/02/2017

Ruth's  

Pimento Spread  

Listeria monocytogenes

Ruth's Salads


GRAS Notices

GRN No.

 Substance

FDA’s letter

686

Curcumin from turmeric (Curcuma longa L.)

Pending

685

Lactobacillus plantarum strain 299v

Pending

684

Mung bean protein isolate

Pending

683

Canola protein isolate

Pending

682

Lecithin from canola

Pending

681

Isomaltulose

Pending

680

Alpha-L-arabinofuranosidase from Talaromyces pinophilus produced by Trichoderma reesei

Pending

679

Dealcoholized fermented orange juice

Pending


FSIS

Notice 07-17 Eligibility of France to Export Raw Beef to the United States

AMS

USDA Apple Product Purchase Program Announced

USDA Tart Cherry Products Purchase Program Announced

USDA Canned Peach Products Purchase Program Announced

USDA Sweet Cherry Products Purchase Program Announced

USDA Dried Fig Products Purchase Program Announced

USDA Cranberries Products Purchase Program Announced

USDA Canned Plum Product Purchase Program Announced

USDA Raisin Products Purchase Program Announced

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