Association of Food and Drug Officials

Laws and Regulations Committee Update 4/4 - 4/7, 2017

April 07, 2017 11:19 AM | AFDO Test

April 4, 2017

Federal Register

Food and Nutrition Service

Notices

Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposals, Submissions, and Approvals: Understanding the Anti-Fraud Measures of Large SNAP Retailers

Filed on: 04/04/2017 at 08:45 am Scheduled Pub. Date: 04/05/2017

FR Document: 2017-06669 PDF 8 Pages (366 KB) Permalink

 

FDA

Public Alert – Dream® Plant-Based, Chocolate-Coated Frozen Desserts for Milk Allergen

Recalls

Date

Brand Name

Product Description

Reason/ Problem

Company

04/04/2017

Clancy’s  

Combo snack bag  

Undeclared Milk

Olde York

04/03/2017

Wegmans  

Original Killer Brownies with Pecans  

Undeclared Peanuts

Wegmans Food Markets, Inc.

04/02/2017

Hunt’s  

Chili Kit  

Salmonella

Conagra Brands, Inc.

 

Warning Letters

Letter Issue Date

Company Name

Issuing Office

Subject

Close Out Date

03/24/2017

KC Innovations, Inc

Kansas City District Office

Acidified Foods/Prepared Packed or Held Under Insanitary Conditions

Not Issued *

03/24/2017

Sanapac Co., Inc.

Philadelphia District Office

CGMP/Dietary Supplement/Adulterated/Misbranded

Not Issued *

03/23/2017

Daesang America Inc

New Jersey District Office

Seafood HACCP/CGMP for Foods/Adulterated/Insanitary Conditions

Not Issued *

03/22/2017

H & W Farms LLC

Detroit District Office

Juice HACCP/CGMP for Foods/Adulterated/Insanitary Conditions

Not Issued *

03/20/2017

Vacunda & Design

San Juan District Office

New Drug/Misbranded

Not Issued *

03/16/2017

Nobel Bakery, Inc.

Los Angeles District Office

CGMP/Food/Prepared, Packed or Held Under Insanitary Conditions/Adulterated

Not Issued *

03/15/2017

Country Favor Inc.

New York District Office

Seafood HACCP/CGMP for Foods/Adulterated/Insanitary Conditions

Not Issued *

 

GRAS Notices

GRN No.

Substance

FDA’s Letter

695

Dimethyl ether

Pending

694

Pyrroloquinoline quinone disodium salt (PQQ)

Pending

693

D-psicose

Pending

692

Quinoa sprout extract

Pending

691

Bacillus coagulans SANK 70258 spore preparation

Pending

690

Fruit and vegetable vitamin extract

Pending

689

Phospholipase C from Bacillus thuringiensis produced in Bacillus licheniformis

Pending

688

Sodium thiocyanate

Pending

687

Inulin from Agave tequilana

Pending

 

USDA
USDA Authorizes Emergency Grazing in Response to President Trump’s Directive

 

APHIS

APHIS Announces Public Meetings on Animal Disease Traceability

 

AMS

USDA Report Highlights Changes in Community Supported Agriculture Business Model

Confinement of Organic Poultry due to risk of Avian Influenza

USDA Cites Felda Vegetable Farms Inc. in Florida for Failure to Pay for Produce and the Company Satisfies Terms of Consent Decision and Order

USDA Files Action Against Kodiak Fresh Produce LLC in Arizona for Alleged PACA Violations 

April 5, 2017

Federal Register

Food and Drug Administration

Rules

Sanitary Transportation of Human and Animal Food Rule: Waivers from Requirements

Filed on: 04/05/2017 at 08:45 am Scheduled Pub. Date: 04/06/2017

FR Document:2017-06854 PDF 7 Pages (184 KB) Permalink

 

AskFSIS

Can the resulting product from a mechanical or soft separation process that removes muscle from a poultry wishbone (pulley bone) or other whole cut of poultry, leaving the bone intact; be labeled as “ground poultry?”

April 6, 2017

FDA

FDA Announces Three Waivers to Sanitary Transportation Rule

Explaining the FDA-State Partnership to Keep Foods Safe

Recalls

Date

Brand Name

Product Description

Reason/ Problem

Company

04/04/2017

Season’s Choice  

Season’s Choice Frozen Peas  

Listeria monocytogenes

Aldi in association with Lakeside Foods, Inc.

 April 7, 2017

Federal Register

Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service

Notices

Environmental Impact Statements; Availability, etc.: Southern Gardens Citrus Nursery, LLC; Permit for Release of Genetically Engineered Citrus tristeza virus

Filed on: 04/07/2017 at 08:45 am Scheduled Pub. Date: 04/10/2017

FR Document: 2017-07106 PDF 6 Pages (183 KB) Permalink

 

Environmental Protection Agency

Rules

Pesticide Tolerances: Acetamiprid; Emergency Exemption

Filed on: 04/07/2017 at 08:45 am Scheduled Pub. Date:04/10/2017

FR Document: 2017-07131 PDF 23 Pages (219 KB) Permalink

 

Proposed Rules

Receipt of Several Pesticide Petitions Filed for Residues of Pesticide Chemicals in or on Various Commodities

Filed on: 04/07/2017 at 08:45 am Scheduled Pub. Date: 04/10/2017

FR Document: 2017-07128 PDF 7 Pages (297 KB) Permalink

 

Notices

Pesticide Product Registrations:

Product Cancellation Order for Certain Pesticide Registrations

Filed on: 04/07/2017 at 08:45 am Scheduled Pub. Date: 04/10/2017

FR Document:2017-07133 PDF 9 Pages (73.7 KB) Permalink

 

Receipt of Applications for New Uses

Filed on: 04/07/2017 at 08:45 am Scheduled Pub. Date: 04/10/2017

FR Document:2017-07146 PDF 6 Pages (289 KB) Permalink

 

Requests to Voluntarily Cancel Pesticide Registrations

Filed on: 04/07/2017 at 08:45 am Scheduled Pub. Date: 04/10/2017

FR Document:2017-07136 PDF 7 Pages (94.1 KB) Permalink

Filed on:04/07/2017 at 08:45 am Scheduled Pub. Date:04/10/2017

FR Document:2017-07138 PDF 18 Pages (145 KB) Permalink

 

Pesticide Product Registrations: Applications for New Active Ingredients

Filed on: 04/07/2017 at 08:45 am Scheduled Pub. Date: 04/10/2017

FR Document: 2017-07126 PDF 4 Pages (181 KB) Permalink

 

Biopesticides

Filed on: 04/07/2017 at 08:45 am Scheduled Pub. Date:04/10/2017

FR Document:2017-07129 PDF 6 Pages (171 KB) Permalink

 

AskFSIS

Safe & Suitable Ingredient Use

Validated cooking instructions on labels of mechanically tenderized beef: minimum requirements

 

AMS

USDA Seeks Nominees for American Lamb Board


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