Association of Food and Drug Officials

Laws and Regulations Committee Update 03/10/2017

March 10, 2017 10:36 AM | AFDO Test

March 10, 2017

FDA

FDA Investigates Listeria Outbreak Linked to Soft Cheese Produced by Vulto Creamery

Recalls

Date

Brand Name

Product Description

Reason/ Problem

Company

03/09/2017

Lidia’s  

Marinara Sauce  

Undeclared milk

Nonna Foods

03/09/2017

7-Select  

Mantecada (Muffin)  

Undeclared milk

BAK-EZ Bakery Company

03/09/2017

Regeneca Worldwide  

Various herbal and dietary supplements  

Not manufactured in compliance with cGMPs

Regeneca Worldwide

03/08/2017

Gerber  

Cheese Ravioli Pasta Pick-Ups  

The egg allergen is missing from the 'Contains"'statement

Gerber Products Company

03/08/2017

Vulto Creamery  

Ouleout and Miranda soft raw milk cheese  

Listeria monocytogenes

Whole Foods Market

03/08/2017

GFS  

Monterey Jack Cheese with Jalapeno Peppers  

Listeria monocytogenes

Biery Cheese Co.

 

FSIS
Picone Meat Specialties, LTD. Recalls Pork Products Due To Misbranding and Undeclared Allergen

King's Command Foods, LLC. Recalls Beef Products Due To Possible Foreign Matter Contamination

 

AskFSIS

Clarification of 9 CFR 417.5(b) “When the specific Event Occurs”

 

GIPSA

GIPSA Settles a Case with Oberlin Livestock Auction, Inc., d/b/a St. Francis Auction Market Resulting in a $4,000 Penalty (PDF; 62KB)

GIPSA Settles a Case with John Stone, Hardrock Cattle Company, LLC Resulting in a $5,000 Penalty (PDF; 56KB)

GIPSA Settles a Case with John Knight. Camelot Cattle Company, L.L.C., d/b/a 101 Livestock Auction Resulting in a $2,000 Penalty (PDF; 61KB)

 

FTC

Distributor of Pulley Block Systems Settles with FTC, Agrees to Drop Misleading ‘Made in USA’ Claims

 

National Academies

Global Harmonization of Methodological Approaches to Nutrient Intake Recommendations: A Workshop


March 8, 2017

FDA
Recalls

Date

Brand Name

Product Description

Reason/ Problem

Company

03/07/2017

A&H Focal Inc.  

Dietary Supplements  

Found to contain PDE-5 Inhibitors (i.e. sildenafil, tadalafil, vardenafil, etc.)

A&H Focal Inc.

03/07/2017

I.M. Healthy  

Original creamy SoyNut Butter  

Escherichia coli (E. coli) O157:H7

SoyNut Butter Co.

03/07/2017

Vulto Creamery  

Cheeses  

Listeria monocytogenes

Vulto Creamery

03/06/2017

WEGMANS  

Milk Chocolate Big Ear Bunny Sucker  

Undeclared peanuts

Landies Candies Co Inc.

 

APHIS

USDA Issues Update on Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza in Tennessee

 

AMS

USDA Announces Over $60 Million in Grant Availability for the Specialty Crop Industry

USDA Vegetable Purchase Programs Announced

 

National Academies

Open Meeting: Planning Committee for a Workshop on Strategies to Limit Sugar-Sweetened Beverage Consumption in Young Children

March 8, 2017 (9:00 AM Eastern) Open Meeting

 

 

March 7, 2017

FDA

FDA Investigates Multistate Outbreak of E. coli O157:H7 Infections Linked to SoyNut Butter

Warning Letters

Letter Issue Date

Company Name

Issuing Office

Subject

Close Out Date

03/02/2017

Lucky Pacific Corp and Kamli International Co. Ltd.

New York District Office

Seafood HACCP/CGMP for Foods/Adulterated/Insanitary Conditions

Not Issued *

02/28/2017

Trapper's Creek Inc. DBA Copper River Smoking Company

Seattle District Office

Seafood HACCP/CGMP for Foods/Adulterated/Insanitary Conditions

Not Issued *

02/27/2017

DeGrave Dairy

Minneapolis District Office

Illegal Drug Residue

Not Issued *

02/17/2017

Aegeia Skin Care, LLC

Dallas District Office

New Drugs/Cosmetics Labeling and Marketing with Drug Claims

Not Issued *

12/16/2016

Healthy Habits

Los Angeles District Office

New Drugs/Cosmetics Labeling and Marketing with Drug Claims

Not Issued *

 

FSIS

021-2017 F.B. Packing Co., Inc. Recalls Beef Products Due To Possible Foreign Matter Contamination

022-2017 Rochester Meat Company Recalls Pork Sausage Products Due To Misbranding

 

White House

Memorandum: Spring 2017 Data Call for the Unified Agenda of Federal Regulatory and Deregulatory Actions

 

AMS
USDA Seeks Nominees for the Hass Avocado Board

USDA Restricts PACA Violators in California, Georgia, Texas and Wyoming from Operating in the Produce Industry

 


March 6, 2017

Federal Register

Food Safety and Inspection Service

Notices

Meetings: Codex Alimentarius Commission Committee on Food Import and Export Inspection and Certification Systems

Filed on: 03/06/2017 at 08:45 am Scheduled Pub. Date: 03/07/2017

FR Document:2017-04453 PDF  10 Pages (115 KB) Permalink

Codex Alimentarius Commission: Codex Committee on Pesticide Residues

Filed on: 03/06/2017 at 08:45 am Scheduled Pub. Date: 03/07/2017

FR Document: 2017-04451  PDF 10 Pages (117 KB)  Permalink

 

Commerce Department

Notices

Requests for Information: Impact of Federal Regulations on Domestic Manufacturing

Filed on: 03/03/2017 at 11:15 am Scheduled Pub. Date: 03/07/2017

FR Document:2017-04516 PDF 6 Pages (253 KB) Permalink

  • Ø  The Commerce Department is seeking public comment concerning the impact of federal regulations on domestic manufacturing and federal actions to streamline permitting for the construction and expansion of domestic manufacturing facilities and to reduce regulatory burdens for domestic manufacturers as directed by President Trump’s Memorandum “Streamlining Permitting and Reducing Regulatory Burdens for Domestic Manufacturing”.

 

FDA
Recalls

Date

Brand Name

Product Description

Reason/ Problem

Company

03/04/2017

I.M. Healthy  

Original creamy SoyNut Butter  

Escherichia coli (E. coli) O157:H7

SoyNut Butter Co.

03/03/2017

Meijer  

Muenster Cheese  

Listeria monocytogenes

Meijer

03/03/2017

Evanger's, Against the Grain  

Hunk of Beef, Braised Beef, and Pulled Beef canned dog food  

Pentobarbital

Evanger's Dog and Cat Food

 

FSIS

Mar 03, 2017 | PDF

  • ·        FSIS Intends to Begin a Phased Roll-out of Egg Products Plant FSAs
  • ·        NACMCF Subcommittee on Virulence Factors and Attributes that Define Foodborne Shiga Toxin-producing Escherichia coli as Severe Human Pathogens to Meet
  • ·        Allergen Public Meeting
  • ·        FSIS Announces Staffing Updates
  • ·        FSIS Schedules Webinar on Equivalence Webpage Improvements
  • ·        Appealing Inspection Decisions Fact Sheet Available
  • ·        Updated Slaughter Compliance Guidelines for Beef Slaughtering Establishments is Available

 

AMS

USDA Seeks Nominees for the Peanut Standards Board

 

APHIS

USDA Confirms Highly Pathogenic H7 Avian Influenza in a Commercial Flock in Lincoln County, Tennessee

 

FTC

Consumer Sentinel Network Data Book for January - December 2016

FTC Releases Annual Summary of Consumer Complaints



 


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