Association of Food and Drug Officials

Laws and Regulations Committee Update 03/13/2017-3/17/2017

March 17, 2017 11:18 AM | Anonymous

March 13, 2017


FDA
Recalls

Date

Brand Name

Product Description

Reason/ Problem

Company

03/11/2017

Vulto Creamery  

Cheeses  

Listeria monocytogenes

Vulto Creamery

03/10/2017

Dixie Diners Club  

Carb Not Beanit Butter  

Escherichia coli O157:H7

The SoyNut Butter Co.

 

FSIS
Mar 10, 2017 | PDF

Allergen Public Meeting

FSIS Schedules Webinar on Equivalence Webpage Improvements

 

AskFSIS

9 CFR 417.5(c) and Sanitation SOP Records

 

National Academies

Federal Regulatory Agencies Need to Prepare for Greater Quantity and Range of Biotechnology Products

 

 March 14, 2017

Federal Register

Agricultural Marketing Service

Rules

Tomatoes Grown in Florida: Increased Assessment Rate

Filed on: 03/14/2017 at 08:45 am Scheduled Pub. Date: 03/15/2017

FR Document: 2017-04979 PDF 14 Pages (137 KB) Permalink

 

Environmental Protection Agency

Rules

Pesticide Tolerances; Exemptions: Streptomycin; Emergency

Filed on:03/14/2017 at 08:45 am Scheduled Pub. Date: 03/15/2017

FR Document: 2017-04779  PDF  22 Pages (358 KB) Permalink

 

FDA

Warning Letters

Letter Issue Date

Company Name

Issuing Office

Subject

Close Out Date

03/02/2017

Holdgrafer Dairy Inc.

Kansas City District Office

Illegal Drug Residue Animal Tissue/Adulterated

Not Issued *

02/24/2017

Nutrishop dba Natural Generation Nutrition

New Jersey District Office

CGMP/Dietary Supplement/Adulterated/Misbranded

Not Issued

02/03/2017

ProSupps USA LLC

Dallas District Office

CGMP/Dietary Supplement/Adulterated/Misbranded

Not Issued *

 

Recalls

Date

Brand Name

Product Description

Reason/ Problem

Company

03/13/2017

Vulto Creamery  

Cheese  

Listeria monocytogenes

Whole Foods Market

 

FSIS

Notice 17-17 Sampling Imported Raw Beef Product Assigned an E. coli O157:H7 MT51 Type of Inspection at an Increased Level of Reinspection

 

Ask FSIS

Conducting Extra HACCP Monitoring Procedures

 

White House

Presidential Executive Order on a Comprehensive Plan for Reorganizing the Executive Branch

HR 998 Searching for and Cutting Regulations that are Unnecessarily Burdensome (SCRUB) Act

 

AMS

Colorado Retailer Posts $100,000 Cash Surety Bond to Obtain PACA License

March 15, 2017

Federal Register

Executive Office of the President

Executive Orders

Government Agencies and Employees: Executive Branch Reorganization; Comprehensive Plan (EO 13781)

Filed on: 03/15/2017 at 08:45 am Scheduled Pub. Date:03/16/2017

FR Document:2017-05399 PDF 3 Pages (79.7 KB) Permalink

 

FDA

Colorado unapproved drug and dietary supplement makers ordered to cease operations for federal violations

Recalls

Date

Brand Name

Product Description

Reason/ Problem

Company

03/14/2017

Dolcetta  

Chocolate Candy  

Undeclared soy and milk

Dolcetta Artisan Sweets

 

Ask FSIS

Tompkin Paper and Storage Temperatures

Food Ingredients Approved For Use in Meat/Poultry Products

Establishment’s FSIS test results and LIMS-Direct

 

AMS

USDA Files Action Against J & R Fresh Produce LLC in Florida for Alleged PACA Violations


March 16, 2017

Federal Register

Food and Drug Administration

Rules

Presiding Officer for an Appeal and Informal Hearing

Filed on: 03/16/2017 at 08:45 am Scheduled Pub. Date: 03/17/2017

FR Document:2017-05350 PDF 16 Pages (116 KB) Permalink

  • FDA’s Office of Regulatory Affairs has dissolved the Regional Food and Drug Director position. Certain duties related to administrative appeals and informal hearings formerly held by Regional Food and Drug Directors will transfer to the Office of Regulatory Affairs Program Directors. The revisions made by this rule pertain solely to the designation of FDA officials and do not alter any substantive standards.

 

FSIS

RBR Meat Company, Inc. Recalls Frozen Pizza Product Due to Possible Listeria Contamination

 

White House

America First - A Budget Blueprint to Make America Great Again

  • The President’s 2018 Budget requests $17.9 billion for USDA, a $4.7 billion or 21 percent decrease from the 2017 annualized continuing resolution (CR) level. The budget blueprint indicates FSIS will be fully funded.
  •  The President’s 2018 Budget requests $69.0 billion for HHS, a $15.1 billion or 17.9 percent decrease from the 2017 annualized CR level. This funding level excludes certain mandatory spending changes but includes additional funds for program integrity and implementing the 21st Century CURES Act.

 

March 17, 2017

Federal Register

Voluntary National Retail Food Regulatory Program Standards

Filed on: 03/17/2017 at 08:45 am Scheduled Pub. Date:03/20/2017

FR Document: 2017-05414 PDF 13 Pages (153 KB) Permalink

  • This notice solicits comments on the information collection provisions of the Voluntary National Retail Food Regulatory Program Standards.

 

FSIS

Notice 18-17 Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI) Alert

Flagship Food Group Recalls Frozen Burrito Product Due to Possible Foreign Matter Contamination

 

GIPSA

GIPSA Alleges JJJ Ranch, Inc. and Cesar P. Borges Arroyo Violated the Packers and Stockyards Act (PDF; 57KB)

T&J Meat Packing, Inc. Assessed a $20,000 Civil Penalty (PDF; 56KB)

GIPSA Settles a Case with Rodney S. Rasco Resulting in a $2,000 Penalty (PDF; 56KB)

 

APHIS

USDA Confirms Second Case of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza in a Commercial Flock in Lincoln County, Tennessee

 

GAO

More Information Needed to Oversee Use of Medically Important Drugs in Food Animals

 

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