Association of Food and Drug Officials

Laws and Regulations Committee Update 9/5 - 9/8, 2017

September 08, 2017 3:32 PM | Amy Bonsell (Administrator)

September 5, 2017

Federal Register

Food and Drug Administration

Rules

Guidance: Standards for the Growing, Harvesting, Packing, and Holding of Produce for Human Consumption: What You Need to Know About the Food and Drug Administration Regulation

Filed on: 09/05/2017 at 08:45 am Scheduled Pub. Date: 09/06/2017

FR Document: 2017-18811  PDF 5 Pages (30.3 KB)  Permalink

 

Meetings: Development of a List of Pre-Dietary Supplement Health and Education Act Dietary Ingredients

Filed on: 09/05/2017 at 08:45 am Scheduled Pub. Date: 09/06/2017

FR Document: 2017-18812  PDF 8 Pages (112 KB)  Permalink

 

Food Safety and Inspection Service

Notices

Guidance: Minimizing the Risk of Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli and Salmonella in Raw Beef (including Veal) Processing Operations

Filed on: 09/05/2017 at 08:45 am Scheduled Pub. Date: 09/06/2017

FR Document: 2017-18847  PDF 8 Pages (322 KB) Permalink

 

International Standard-Setting Activities

Filed on: 09/05/2017 at 08:45 am Scheduled Pub. Date: 09/06/2017

FR Document: 2017-18832  PDF 74 Pages (443 KB)  Permalink

 

Request for Comments: Public Health Information System Export Component Country Implementation

Filed on: 09/05/2017 at 08:45 am Scheduled Pub. Date: 09/06/2017

FR Document: 2017-18848  PDF 22 Pages (164 KB)  Permalink

 

FDA

Recalls

Date

Brand  Name

Description

Reason/Problem

Company

09/01/2017

ShopRite

Chocolate Chips

Undeclared milk

Wakefern Food Corp.

 

FSIS

Sep 01, 2017 | PDF

  • FSIS Adjusts Inspection Coverage at Official Establishments That Slaughter Fish of the Order Siluriformes
  • FSIS Announces Plan for Industry Testing of PHIS Export Component
  • USDA Integrates Recalls Information into ‘FoodKeeper’ Application
  • Import Guidance Comment Deadline is Approaching

 

USDA
USDA Turkey Products Purchase Program Announced

USDA Dry Edible Bean Products Purchase Program Announced


September 6, 2017

FDA

Guidance for Industry: Standards for the Growing, Harvesting, Packing, and Holding of Produce for Human Consumption: What You Need to Know About the FDA Regulation - Small Entity Compliance Guide 

FDA to Hold Public Meeting to Discuss the Development of a List of Pre-DSHEA Dietary Ingredients

Warning Letters

Letter Issue Date

Company Name

Issuing Office

Subject

Close Out Date

08/24/2017

Nautical Foods, LLC

Baltimore District Office

Seafood HACCP/CGMP for Foods/Adulterated/Insanitary Conditions

Not Issued *

08/21/2017

F. Rozzo & Sons, Inc.

New York District Office

Seafood HACCP/CGMP for Foods/Adulterated/Insanitary Conditions

Not Issued *

08/17/2017

Distribuidora La Jugosita, Inc.

San Juan District Office

Juice/HACCP/Adulterated

Not Issued *

08/08/2017

Wilbo S.A.

Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition

Low Acid Canned Food Regulation/Adulterated

Not Issued *

 

Recalls

Date

Brand Name

Product Description

Reason/ Problem

Company

09/02/2017

Southeastern Grocers, Publix Supermarkets, Inc. and more  

Fajita blend, Stir fry vegetable, Vegetable kabob and more  

Listeria monocytogenes

Country Fresh Orlando, LLC.

 

USDA

APHIS Announces New Tool to Search Biotechnology Permit Data

USDA Lifts PACA Reparation Sanctions on New York Produce Business

 

askFSIS

Justification Statement requirements in hazard analysis

 

FTC

Stipulated Order for Permanent Injunction and Monetary Judgment as to Defendant Christopher Reinhold

  • Ø  Defendant is permanently restrained and enjoined from selling any dietary supplements products that claim to assist in weight loss, or cure, mitigate, or treat disease unlesss competent and reliable scientific evidence to substantiate the claims. 

September 8, 2017


FDA

FDA Blog – FDA’s plan to engage the public in the agency’s new effort to strengthen and modernize FDA’s regulatory framework (Anna Abram, Deputy Commissioner for Policy, Planning, Legislation and Analysis)

FDA Acknowledges Qualified Health Claim Linking Early Peanut Introduction and Reduced Risk of Developing Peanut Allergy

Recalls

Date

Brand Name

Product Description

Reason/ Problem

Company

09/05/2017

Wegmans  

Muffins  

Undeclared walnuts

Wegmans

 

FSIS
Recalls – Updated

Product Recalled

Date of Recall

Retail Distribution List

099-2017 Demakes Enterprises, Inc. Recalls Chicken Sausage Product Due To Misbranding and Undeclared Allergens En Español

Aug 30, 2017

Sep 07, 2017

 

FTC

CSGO Lotto Owners Settle FTC’s First-Ever Complaint Against Individual Social Media Influencers

  • Ø  Two social media influencers who are widely followed in the online gaming community have settled Federal Trade Commission charges that they deceptively endorsed the online gambling service CSGO Lotto while failing to disclose they jointly owned the company.
  • Ø  Following up on the more than 90 educational letters FTC staff sent to social media influencers and brands in April of this year, the staff has sent warning letters to 21 of the influencers previously contacted, citing specific social media posts of concern and provide details on why they may not be in compliance with the FTC Act.
  • Ø  The Commission today also issued an updated version of The FTC’s Endorsement Guides: What People are Asking, a staff guidance document that answers frequently asked questions. 


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