Association of Food and Drug Officials

Laws and Regulations Committee Update 3/22 - 3/30, 2017

March 31, 2017 1:51 PM | AFDO Test

March 22, 2017

Federal Register

Agricultural Marketing Service

Proposed Rules

U.S. Standards for Grades of Shelled Walnuts and Walnuts in the Shell

Filed on: 03/22/2017 at 08:45 am Scheduled Pub. Date: 03/23/2017

FR Document:2017-04805 PDF 2 Pages (85.9 KB) Permalink

 

Notices

Meetings: Fruit and Vegetable Industry Advisory Committee

Filed on: 03/22/2017 at 08:45 am Scheduled Pub. Date: 03/23/2017

FR Document:2017-05785 PDF 3 Pages (94 KB) Permalink

 

Environmental Protection Agency

Notices

Pesticide Product Registrations:

Product Cancellation Order for Certain Pesticide Registrations and Amendments to Terminate Uses

Filed on: 03/22/2017 at 08:45 am Scheduled Pub. Date: 03/23/2017

FR Document:2017-05700 PDF 14 Pages (125 KB) Permalink

 

Rules

Pesticide Tolerances: Cloquintocet-mexyl

Filed on: 03/21/2017 at 08:45 am Scheduled Pub. Date:03/22/2017

FR Document:2017-05705 PDF 14 Pages (192 KB) Permalink

 

Cyantraniliprole

Filed on: 03/21/2017 at 08:45 am Scheduled Pub. Date: 03/22/2017

FR Document: 2017-05707 PDF 34 Pages (245 KB) Permalink

 

Tolerance Exemptions: Aspergillus flavus AF36

Filed on: 03/21/2017 at 08:45 am Scheduled Pub. Date: 03/22/2017

FR Document:2017-05720 PDF 8 Pages (386 KB) Permalink

 

Fatty Acids, Montan-Wax, Ethoxylated

Filed on: 03/21/2017 at 08:45 am Scheduled Pub. Date: 03/22/2017

FR Document:2017-05721 PDF 13 Pages (317 KB) Permalink

 

Isoamyl Acetate

Filed on: 03/21/2017 at 08:45 am Scheduled Pub. Date: 03/22/2017

FR Document:2017-05701 PDF 17 Pages (203 KB) Permalink

 

Octadecanoic acid, 12-hydroxy-, homopolymer, ester with a, a',a"-1,2,3-propanetriyltris[w-hydroxypoly(oxy-1,2-ethanediyl)]

Filed on: 03/21/2017 at 08:45 am Scheduled Pub. Date: 03/22/2017

FR Document: 2017-05708 PDF 15 Pages (263 KB) Permalink

 

Polyglycerol polyricinoleate

Filed on: 03/21/2017 at 08:45 am Scheduled Pub. Date: 03/22/2017

FR Document:2017-05703 PDF 13 Pages (240 KB) Permalink

 

FDA

Recalls

Date

Brand Name

Product Description

Reason/ Problem

Company

03/20/2017

Ronzoni  

Thin Spaghetti  

Undeclared egg

Riviana Foods Inc

 

FSIS

J & Y Dasung, Inc. Recalls Pork Dumpling Products Produced Without Benefit of Inspection

 

CVM

United States Files Enforcement Action Against Florida Company and Senior Managers to Stop the Adulteration and Misbranding of Medicated Animal Feeds

 March 24, 2017

Federal Register

Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service

Rules

Imports: Lemons from Northwest Argentina; Stay of Regulations

Filed on: 03/23/2017 at 08:45 am Scheduled Pub. Date: 03/24/2017

FR Document: 2017-05877 PDF 2 Pages (155 KB) Permalink

 

FDA

Recalls

Date

Brand Name

Product Description

Reason/ Problem

Company

03/23/2017

ChloroFields  

Micro-Greens Asian Mix  

Salmonella

ChloroFields

 

FSIS

OK Food Inc. Recalls Breaded Chicken Products Due To Possible Foreign Matter Contamination

Whiskey Hill Smokehouse LLC. Recalls Beef, Venison and Ostrich Jerky Products Due To Misbranding and Undeclared Allergens

USDA on Tainted Brazilian Meat: None Has Entered U.S., 100 Percent Re-Inspection Instituted

 

AMS

USDA Restricts PACA Violators in Arizona, Florida and North Carolina from Operating in the Produce Industry

March 27, 2017

Federal Register

Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service

Notices

Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposals, Submissions, and Approvals: Animal Disease Traceability

Filed on: 03/27/2017 at 08:45 am Scheduled Pub. Date: 03/28/2017

FR Document:2017-06094 PDF 5 Pages (100 KB) Permalink

 

Importation of Beef and Ovine Meat From Uruguay and Beef From Argentina and Brazil

Filed on: 03/27/2017 at 08:45 am Scheduled Pub. Date: 03/28/2017

FR Document: 2017-06218 PDF 5 Pages (100 KB) Permalink

 

Importation of Clementines, Mandarins, and Tangerines from Chile

Filed on: 03/27/2017 at 08:45 am Scheduled Pub. Date: 03/28/2017

FR Document: 2017-06215 PDF 4 Pages (98 KB) Permalink

 

Importation of Jackfruit, Pineapple, and Starfruit from Malaysia Into the Continental United States

Filed on: 03/27/2017 at 08:45 am Scheduled Pub. Date:03/28/2017

FR Document:2017-06216 PDF 4 Pages (99 KB) Permalink

 

Importation of Live Swine, Pork, and Pork Products from Certain Regions Free of Classical Swine Fever in Brazil, Chile, and Mexico

Filed on: 03/27/2017 at 08:45 am Scheduled Pub. Date: 03/28/2017

FR Document:2017-06090 PDF 5 Pages (101 KB) Permalink

 

Swine Health Protection

Filed on: 03/27/2017 at 08:45 am Scheduled Pub. Date: 03/28/2017

FR Document: 2017-06217 PDF 5 Pages (99.3 KB) Permalink

 

FDA

FDA, Federal Partners Issue New Food Safety Analytics Strategic Plan
Recalls

Date

Brand Name

Product Description

Reason/ Problem

Company

03/24/2017

20/20 Life Styles  

Yogurt Peanut Crunch protein bar  

E. coli O157:H7

Pro Sports Club

03/23/2017

Nuvita  

Plant based superfood 30 shakes, chocolate flavor and vanilla flavor  

Undeclared peanuts

Nuvita

 

FSIS
Ajinomoto Windsor, Inc. Recalls Frozen Ready-To-Eat Beef Products Due To Possible Foreign Matter Contamination

Lakes Farm Raised Catfish, Inc. Recalls Siluriformes Fish Products Due To Possible Adulteration

Constituent Update Mar 24, 2017

  • Ø  USDA Releases Statement on Tainted Meat from Brazil
  • Ø  FSIS Publishes Compliance Guideline for Establishments that Slaughter or Further Process Siluriformes Fish and Fish Products
  • Ø  FSIS to Hold a PHIS Export Technical Meeting for Industry Stakeholders
  • Ø  FSIS Announces April 1, 2017 Implementation Date for Recordkeeping Requirements at Retail
  • Ø  FSIS Publishes Second Quarter FY 2016 Residue Quarterly Report
  • Ø  FSIS and Federal Partners Issue New Food Safety Analytics Strategic Plan

 

Ask FSIS PHIS IPP Responsibility to Enter Data

 

GIPSA

Issac Wiesenfeld & Elias Wiesenfeld Each Assessed $10,000 (PDF; 61KB)

Ernest R. Gard, d/b/a Gard Cattle Company Assessed a $2,700 Civil Penalty (PDF; 56KB)

Oak Lake Cattle Company, Inc. and I.E. Byrd Have Been Assessed a $4,000 Civil Penalty (PDF; 56KB)

 

APHIS

USDA Announces Eradication of New World Screwworm in Florida

 

AMS
USDA Cites Fresh & Easy LLC in California for Failure to Pay for Produce and Company Satisfies Terms of Consent Decision and Order

USDA Cites World Best Tropical LLC in Florida for PACA Violations

Washington Sweet Cherry Growers to Vote on Marketing Order

March 28, 2017 

FDA

Recalls

Date

Brand Name

Product Description

Reason/ Problem

Company

03/27/2017

Whole Foods Market  

Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins  

Undeclared Walnuts

Whole Foods Market

 

CVM

FDA Alerts Veterinarians and Pet Food Manufacturers about Potential Presence of Thyroid Hormones in Pet Foods and Treats


March 29, 2017

Federal Register

Food and Drug Administration

Rules

Requirements to Submit Prior Notice of Imported Food; Technical Amendments

Filed on: 03/29/2017 at 08:45 am Scheduled Pub. Date: 03/30/2017

FR Document: 2017-06201 PDF 11 Pages (118 KB) Permalink

 

FDA

Warning Letters

Letter Issue Date

Company Name

Issuing Office

Subject

Close Out Date

03/20/2017

Northwest Frozen, LLC dba Banzai Sushi (Banzai)

Seattle District Office

Seafood HACCP/CGMP for Foods/Adulterated/Insanitary Conditions

Not Issued *

03/17/2017

Merges, Brian J

Kansas City District Office

Illegal Drug Residue Animal Tissue/Adulterated

Not Issued *

03/16/2017

Day Fish Co Inc

Minneapolis District Office

Seafood HACCP/CGMP for Foods/Adulterated/Insanitary Conditions

Not Issued *

03/16/2017

DSE Healthcare Solutions, LLC

New Jersey District Office

CGMP/Dietary Supplement/Adulterated/Misbranded

Not Issued *

 

Recalls

Date

Brand Name

Product Description

Reason/ Problem

Company

03/25/2017

Sunshine Bakery  

Cassava cake, mixed nut mooncake  

Undeclared peanut, almond, cashews, coconut, and sunflower seeds

Sunshine Bakery

 

AskFSIS

Donating Retail Dealer, Poultry Producer or Other Person, or a Small Enterprise, or Retail Store Exempt Poultry Product

Donating Individual Slaughter and Custom Exempt Meat and Poultry Product

March 30, 2017

Federal Register

Agricultural Marketing Service

Proposed Rules

Marketing Orders: Handling of Spearmint Oil Produced in the Far West; Salable Quantities and Allotment Percentages for the 2017-2018 Marketing Year

Filed on: 03/30/2017 at 08:45 am Scheduled Pub. Date: 03/31/2017

FR Document:2017-06335 PDF 50 Pages (185 KB) Permalink

 

Notices

Charter Renewals: Plant Variety Protection Board

Filed on: 03/30/2017 at 08:45 am Scheduled Pub. Date: 03/31/2017

FR Document:2017-06337 PDF 3 Pages (82.7 KB) Permalink

 

FDA

Recalls

Date

Brand Name

Product Description

Reason/ Problem

Company

03/28/2017

LaBri’s Body Health  

Dietary Supplement  

Unapproved new drug

Envy Me

 

AskFSIS

Finished Products Standards Poultry testing

Containers used for inedible product

Inedible container  

Answers Received from askFSIS Agency Staff

Verification HACCP record requirements  

9 CFR 417.5(a)(3)- HACCP Recordkeeping requirements

 

GIPSA
Fresno Livestock Commission, LLC Assessed $675 Civil Penalty (PDF; 43KB)

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