Association of Food and Drug Officials

Laws and Regulations Committee Update 5/5 - 5/3, 2017

May 12, 2017 11:10 AM | Anonymous
May 5, 2017

Federal Register

Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service

Notices

Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposals, Submissions, and Approvals: National Animal Health Monitoring System; Beef 2017 Study

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

FR Document:2017-09253 PDF 4 Pages (96.9 KB) Permalink

 

FDA
Recalls

Date

Brand Name

Product Description

Reason/ Problem

Company

05/04/2017

Ellyndale Nutty Infusion  

Cashew Butter  

Listeria monocytogenes

NOW Health Group, Inc.

 

FSIS

Marcho Farms, Inc. Recalls Veal, Beef and Pork Products Due to Possible Non-O157 Shiga Toxin-Producing E. Coli (STEC) Adulteration

 

GIPSA

Pecos Valley Dairy Sales, Inc. Assessed $2,500 Civil Penalty (PDF; 43KB)

 

USDA

Secretary Perdue Announces Arrival of First Shipments of U.S. Beef to Brazil

Agriculture Secretary Perdue and Acting U.S. Trade Representative Stephen Vaughn Announce Major EU Trade Breakthrough for U.S. Citrus Producers
May 8, 2017

Federal Register

Agricultural Marketing Service

Notices

2017 Rates Charged for AMS Services

Filed on: 05/08/2017 at 08:45 am Scheduled Pub. Date: 05/09/2017

FR Document: 2017-09350 PDF 13 Pages (297 KB) Permalink

 

Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service

Notices

Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposals, Submissions, and Approvals:

Importation of Fresh Baby Kiwi from Chile

Filed on: 05/08/2017 at 08:45 am Scheduled Pub. Date: 05/09/2017

FR Document:2017-09352 PDF 4 Pages (97.2 KB) Permalink

 

Importation of Tomatoes with Stems from Republic of Korea

Filed on: 05/08/2017 at 08:45 am Scheduled Pub. Date: 05/09/2017

FR Document:2017-09353 PDF 4 Pages (97.3 KB) Permalink

 

FDA

FSMA Inflation Adjusted Cut Offs

Interagency Food Safety Analytics Collaboration Webinar: Strategic Plan and Future Directions
Recalls

Date

Brand Name

Product Description

Reason/ Problem

Company

05/05/2017

Smallbatch  

Dog and cat food  

Salmonella

Smallbatch Pets Inc.

05/05/2017

GEC Laxoplex  

Marketed as a dietary supplement  

Presence of anabolic steroids

Genetic Edge Compounds

05/05/2017

Aunt Jemima, Hungry Man  

Pancakes, waffles, toast  

Listeria monocytogenes

Pinnacle Foods, Inc.

05/04/2017

Ben & Jerry’s  

Ice Cream  

Undeclared peanut

Unilever

05/01/2017

Herbalife  

Protein Bar  

Undeclared fish

Herbalife International of America

 

FSIS

Perdue Foods LLC. Recalls Poultry Products Due to Possible Foreign Matter Contamination

May 05, 2017 | PDF

Interagency Food Safety Analytics Collaboration Webinar: Strategic Plan and Future Directions

FSIS Posts Next Set of Establishment Specific Datasets

Food Safety Discovery Zone 2017 Tour Continues

Sign Up for Siluriformes Fish Inspection Email Updates

 

AskFSIS

Pet Food in Federal Establishment - Hours of Inspection

Shipment of condemned or inedible for Pet Food

Certified Pet Food

HACCP - Metal Detectors

What needs to be done if plant data on a export certificate is questioned by the importing country?

 

CVM

FDA takes action against Florida medicated animal feed manufacturer

 

GIPSA

Pecos Valley Dairy Sales, Inc. Assessed $2,500 Civil Penalty (PDF; 43KB)


May 9, 2017


Federal Register

Agricultural Marketing Service

Rules

National Organic Program: Organic Livestock and Poultry Practices

Filed on: 05/09/2017 at 08:45 am Scheduled Pub. Date: 05/10/2017

FR Document: 2017-09409 PDF 3 Pages (170 KB) Permalink

 

Proposed Rules

National Organic Program: Organic Livestock and Poultry Practices

Filed on: 05/09/2017 at 08:45 am Scheduled Pub. Date: 05/10/2017

FR Document: 2017-09410  PDF 4 Pages (110 KB) Permalink

 

Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service

Notices

Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposals, Submissions, and Approvals: Environmental Monitoring

Filed on:05/09/2017 at 08:45 am Scheduled Pub. Date: 05/10/2017

FR Document: 2017-09467 PDF 4 Pages (96.9 KB) Permalink

 

Environmental Assessments; Availability, etc.: Bayer CropScience LP.; Plant Pest Risk Similarity Assessment, etc.

Filed on:05/09/2017 at 08:45 am Scheduled Pub. Date:05/10/2017

FR Document: 2017-09499 PDF 3 Pages (173 KB) Permalink

 

FSIS

Ford Brothers Wholesale Meats, Inc. Recalls Beef Products Due to Misbranding and Undeclared Allergens

 

AskFSIS

Reimbursable Overtime associated with Animal Food

 

APHIS-BRS

Comment Period on GE Canola Extended to May 30, 2017   

May 10, 2017

Federal Register

Environmental Protection Agency

Rules

Pesticide Tolerances:

Flonicamid

Filed on: 05/10/2017 at 08:45 am Scheduled Pub. Date:05/11/2017

FR Document:2017-09592 PDF 23 Pages (206 KB) Permalink

 

Fluazinam

Filed on: 05/10/2017 at 08:45 am Scheduled Pub. Date: 05/11/2017

FR Document:2017-09590 PDF 11 Pages (313 KB) Permalink

 

FDA

Secretary Price Congratulates Dr. Gottlieb on His Confirmation as FDA Commissioner

Warning Letters

Letter Issue Date

Company Name

Issuing Office

Subject

Close Out Date

05/04/2017

Rainbow Gold Products Inc

New Orleans District Office

Unapproved New Drugs/Misbranded

Not Issued *

04/25/2017

Northern Fish Products, Inc.

Seattle District Office

Seafood HACCP/CGMP for Foods/Adulterated/Insanitary Conditions

Not Issued *

04/25/2017

Rosemark Bakery, Inc.

Minneapolis District Office

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

Not Issued *

04/20/2017

Montana Emu Ranch Company Inc

Seattle District Office

Unapproved New Animal Drug/Adultered/Misbranded/Misleading

Not Issued *

 

Recalls

Date

Brand Name

Product Description

Reason/ Problem

Company

05/09/2017

(Save-A-Lot) Pick 5  

Chicken & Waffle Sandwich  

Listeria monocytogenes

Fourth Street Barbecue Inc.

05/08/2017

Publix  

Publix Deli Artichoke and Spinach Dip  

foreign objects-small glass fragments

Publix Super Markets

05/05/2017

Quality Nut Co.  

Milk chocolate peanuts, chocolate peanuts, trail mix, sweet and spicy mix  

Undeclared Milk, Soy, or Wheat

Quality Nut Co.

 

FSIS
FSIS Issues Public Health Alert for Pork and Poultry Products Due to Possible Listeria Contamination

 

AskFSIS

Pet Food in Federal Establishment - Hours of Inspection

Crude oil contamination

 

USDA
Secretary Perdue Issues Policy Memo on Religious Liberty and Freedom of Speech

May 11, 2017

FDA

Recalls

Date

Brand Name

Product Description

Reason/ Problem

Company

05/10/2017

Mikawaya  

Chocolate Chocolate Mochi Ice Cream  

Undeclared peanut

Mikawaya

05/09/2017

Wegmans  

Potato Salad  

Undeclared eggs

A.S.K. Foods, Inc.

 

FSIS
Kabob's Acquisition, Inc. Recalls Meat and Poultry Products Due to Possible Listeria Contamination

 

OMB

M-17-24, Regulatory Reform Officers and Regulatory Policy Officers at Executive Departments and Agencies

 

GIPSA

Concord Fresh Meat Processing Assessed $3,000 Civil Penalty (PDF; 42KB)

 

AMS

Washington Potato Producers to Vote on Marketing Order

May 12, 2017

Federal Register

Environmental Protection Agency

Rules

Pesticides: Certification of Pesticide Applicators Rule; Extension of Effective Date

Filed on: 5/11/2017 at 11:15 am Scheduled Pub. Date: 05/15/2017

FR Document: 2017-09386  PDF 6 Pages (165 KB) Permalink

Editorial Note: An agency letter requesting minor corrections to this document was received after placement on public inspection. The document will remain on public inspection through close of business May 15, 2017. A copy of the agency's letter is available for inspection at the Office of the Federal Register.

 

Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyards Administration

Notices

United States Standards for Beans

Filed on: 05/12/2017 at 08:45 am Scheduled Pub. Date: 05/15/2017

FR Document: 2017-09721  PDF 6 Pages (170 KB) Permalink

 

United States Standards for Lentils

Filed on: 05/12/2017 at 08:45 am Scheduled Pub. Date: 05/15/2017

FR Document: 2017-09720 PDF 6 Pages (169 KB) Permalink

 

FDA

Looking for More Information on the Foreign Supplier Verification Programs (FSVP) Rule?

Guidance for Industry: Compliance with Providing an Acceptable Unique Facility Identifier for the Foreign Supplier Verification Programs Regulation

Recalls

Date

Brand Name

Product Description

Reason/ Problem

Company

05/11/2017

Red Robin  

Crispy Onion Rings  

Undeclared Milk

Lamb Weston

05/11/2017

Trident  

Frozen Multi-grain Alaskan Cod  

May contain small pieces of plastic

Trident Seafoods Corporation

 

FSIS

NY Livestock Market, Inc. Recalls Poultry Products Due to Possible Residue Contamination

 

AskFSIS

Sanitation Standard Operating Procedures Preventive Measures

 

USDA

Secretary Perdue Announces Creation of Undersecretary for Trade

 

AMS

New York Retailer Posts $25,000 Surety Bond to Obtain PACA License


GAO

Avian Influenza: USDA Has Taken Actions to Reduce Risks but Needs a Plan to Evaluate Its Efforts


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