Association of Food and Drug Officials

Laws and Regulations Committee Update 7/28 - 8/4, 2017

August 04, 2017 2:28 PM | AFDO Test

July 28, 2017

Federal Register

Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service

Notices

Nonregulated Status; Determinations:

Bayer CropScience LP: Canola Genetically Engineered for Male Sterility and Glufosinate-Ammonium Resistance

Filed on: 07/27/2017 at 08:45 am Scheduled Pub. Date: 07/28/2017

FR Document: 2017-15949  PDF  4 Pages (163 KB)  Permalink

Environmental Protection Agency

Pesticide Tolerances: Fenamidone

Filed on: 07/27/2017 at 08:45 am Scheduled Pub. Date: 07/28/2017

FR Document: 2017-15743  PDF  22 Pages (356 KB) Permalink

 

Topramezone

Filed on: 07/27/2017 at 08:45 am Scheduled Pub. Date: 07/28/2017

FR Document: 2017-15744  PDF  23 Pages (221 KB)  Permalink

 

Tolerance Exemptions:  Pseudomonas chlororaphis strain AFS009

Filed on:  07/27/2017 at 08:45 am Scheduled Pub. Date: 07/28/2017

FR Document:2017-15741  PDF  10 Pages (389 KB)  Permalink

 

FDA

Release of Interagency Food Safety Analytics Collaboration (IFSAC) Wrap Up, Action Plan, and Webinar Materials

 

Recalls

Date

Brand Name

Product Description

Reason/ Problem

Company

07/26/2017

Caribeña  

Papaya Maradol  

Salmonella

Grande Produce

07/25/2017

HyVee  

Various Pepperoni Refrigerated Pizzas  

Undeclared Soy

HyVee, Inc.

07/22/2017

Bush’s Best  

Baked Beans  

Potential harmful bacteria contamination due to defective side seams

Bush Brother’s & Company

07/28/2017

liveGfree  

Gluten Free Classic Soft White Hamburger Buns  

Undeclared Egg

Vibrant Health Products

 

FSIS

D & D Foods, Inc. Recalls Pizza Products Due To Misbranding and Undeclared Allergens

 

Jul 28, 2017 | PDF

  • A Farewell Message from Al Almanza
  • Release of Interagency Food Safety Analytics Collaboration Wrap Up, Action Plan and Webinar Materials
  • FSIS Posts Updated Quarterly Sampling Results
  • Identifying Regulatory Reform Initiatives at USDA
  • Food Safety Discovery Zone at California State Fair
  • FSIS Schedules Industry Webinar for Roll-out of Egg Products Plant Food Safety Assessments

Notice 40-17 Revised -- Inspection Program Personnel Responsibilities at Official Import Inspection Establishments with a Siluriformes Grant of Inspection

 

AskFSIS

Mark of Inspection on Voluntary Inspection of Exotic Animals

Official Establishments

Slaughter or Processing of Multiple Species in the Same Production Day

 

USDA

Statement of Secretary Perdue Regarding Japan's Planned Increase of Tariff on U.S. Frozen Beef

 

APHIS-BRS

USDA Announces Extension of Deregulation to GE Canola

 

AMS

2017 Annual Industry Meeting for USDA Foods Contractors and Suppliers


August 1, 2017

Federal Register

Food and Drug Administration

Food Safety Modernization Act Domestic and Foreign Facility Reinspection, Recall, and Importer Reinspection Fee Rates for Fiscal Year 2018

Filed on: 08/01/2017 at 08:45 am Scheduled Pub. Date: 08/02/2017

FR Document: 2017-16184  PDF  10 Pages (179 KB) Permalink

 

Agricultural Marketing Service

Notices

Charter Renewals and Requests for Nominations: Fruit and Vegetable Industry Advisory Committee

Filed on:  08/01/2017 at 08:45 am Scheduled Pub. Date: 08/02/2017

FR Document: 2017-16202  PDF  5 Pages (99.1 KB) Permalink

 

FDA

New System Speeds FDA Import Decisions

 

FSIS

FSIS Directive 12,600.2 - Cutting Meat Products in an ID Warehouse

FSIS Directive 12,600.2 - Hand-held Thermometers

Jul 31, 2017 | PDF

Special Alert: USDA Announces New Leadership; More

 

AMS
USDA Restricts PACA Violators in California, Florida and New York from Operating in the Produce Industry

August 2, 2017

FDA

Warning Letters

Letter Issue Date

Company Name

Issuing Office

Subject

Close Out Date

07/25/2017

Absonutrix

Atlanta District Office

New Drug/Labeling/False & Misleading Claims

Not Issued *

07/12/2017

Sinosharp Import & Export Co Ltd

New York District Office

Seafood HACCP/CGMP for Foods/Adulterated/Insanitary Conditions

Not Issued *

05/03/2017

MS Bionic

Los Angeles District Office

Unapproved New Drugs/Misbranded

Not Issued *

03/03/2017

The Cookie Boys

San Francisco District Office

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

Not Issued *


Recalls

Date

Brand Name

Product Description

Reason/ Problem

Company

08/01/2017

AMPT  

Dietary Supplement  

Unapproved new drug, undeclared milk

The AMPT Life, LLC

 

AskFSIS
FSIS Directive 12,600.2 - Weighing Restricted Ingredients and Formulating Solutions

Submitting Technical Documents for Review

 

USDA
Secretary Perdue Appoints New Leadership for Food Safety

August 3, 2017

FDA

Recalls

Date

Brand Name

Product Description

Reason/ Problem

Company

08/02/2017

Amrita  

Protein Bars  

Listeria monocytogenes

Hudson Valley Foods, Inc

08/02/2017

Fairway  

Blondie cookies  

Undeclared Walnuts

Fairway ‘‘Like No Other Market’’ ®

08/02/2017

Friendly Farms  

Key Lime Crunch Tilts  

Undeclared Almond

Commonwealth Dairy, LLC

 

FSIS

Bateman Recalls Poultry Products Due To Misbranding and an Undeclared Allergen

 

National Academies

New Report Recommends Methods and Guiding Principles for Developing Dietary Reference Intakes Based on Chronic Disease

August 4, 2017

Federal Register

Food and Drug Administration

Notice

Food Safety Modernization Act Domestic and Foreign Facility Reinspection, Recall, and Importer Reinspection Fee Rates for Fiscal Year 2018

 

CVM

FDA Approves First Medication for Pain Control in a Food-producing Animal

 


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