Association of Food and Drug Officials

Laws and Regulations Committee Update 9/25 - 9/29, 2017

September 29, 2017 1:55 PM | Amy Bonsell (Administrator)

September 25, 2017

FDA

Recalls

Date

Brand Name

Product Description

Reason/ Problem

Company

09/22/2017

Ri Wang Food  

Seafood Products  

Undeclared Milk

America New York Ri Wang Food Group Co. ltd

 

USDA

2017 Annual Industry Meeting for USDA Food Contractors and Suppliers

2017 NOSB Oral Comment Webinar Registration

Sep 22, 2017 | PDF

  • Agencies to Host a Public Meeting on the National Antimicrobial Resistance Monitoring System
  • Secretary Perdue Proclaims National Food Safety Education Month
  • Agencies to Host a Public Meeting on Whole Genome Sequencing

 

askFSIS

Amenable Swine

Noncompliance records (NR) Association

 

GIPSA

Stonnie Sullivan Permanently Barred from Buying and Selling Livestock (PDF; 65KB)

 

CSPI

The ABCs of GMO Disclosure in the United States


September 26, 2017

Federal Register

Environmental Protection Agency

Rules

Pesticide Tolerances: Fluazifop-P-Butyl

Filed on: 09/26/2017 at 08:45 am Scheduled Pub. Date: 09/27/2017

FR Document: 2017-20748  PDF 31 Pages (243 KB)  Permalink

 

Oxathiapiprolin

Filed on: 09/26/2017 at 08:45 am Scheduled Pub. Date: 09/27/2017

FR Document: 2017-20747  PDF 13 Pages (191 KB)  Permalink

 

Notices

Certain New Chemicals: Receipt and Status Information for July 2017

Filed on: 09/26/2017 at 08:45 am Scheduled Pub. Date: 09/27/2017

FR Document: 2017-20727  PDF 16 Pages (279 KB)  Permalink

 

Certain New Chemicals: Receipt and Status Information for June 2017

Filed on: 09/26/2017 at 08:45 am Scheduled Pub. Date: 09/27/2017

FR Document: 2017-20749  PDF 14 Pages (270 KB)  Permalink

 

FDA

Statement from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., on FDA actions to bring relief to citizens of Puerto Rico; to help the island recover its considerable and economically vital medical product manufacturing base; and to prevent critical shortages of life-saving drugs made in Puerto Rico

 

USDA

USDA Announces the Establishment of Assessment Rates for Pecans Handled in 15 States

 

askFSIS

NR appeal

Brand authorization certificate; Form and Regulation

Coverage of Egg Product Plants – Heat Treatment of Dried Egg Whites

Coverage of Egg Product Plants- Stabilization/Desugaring

Administrative Issues

Documenting Food Safety Noncompliance

Egg Products Inspector’s Training Manual

Uploading Documents or Other Materials in PHIS

Establishment controls

Egg Product Plant Size Categorization

Monthly Volume Reporting Egg Products Task in PHIS

September 27, 2017

Federal Register

Consumer Product Safety Commission

Notices

Guidance: Hazardous Additive, Non-Polymeric Organohalogen Flame Retardants in Certain Consumer Products

Filed on: 09/27/2017 at 08:45 am Scheduled Pub. Date: 09/28/2017

FR Document: 2017-20733  PDF 5 Pages (147 KB)  Permalink

 

Food and Drug Administration

Notices

Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposals, Submissions, and Approvals: Food Canning Establishment Registration, Process Filing, and Recordkeeping for Acidified Foods and Thermally Processed Low-Acid Foods in Hermetically Sealed Containers

Filed on: 09/27/2017 at 08:45 am Scheduled Pub. Date: 09/28/2017

FR Document: 2017-20791  PDF 9 Pages (102 KB)  Permalink

 

OIRA

AGENCY: HHS-FDA

RIN: 0910-AH92

Status: Pending Review

TITLE: Food Labeling: Revision of the Nutrition and Supplement Facts Labels and Serving Sizes of Foods That Can Reasonably Be Consumed At One Eating Occasion; Dual-Column Labeling; Updating, Modifying, and E

STAGE: Proposed Rule

ECONOMICALLY SIGNIFICANT: No

RECEIVED DATE: 09/26/2017

LEGAL DEADLINE: None  

 

FDA

Warning Letters

Letter Issue Date

Company Name

Issuing Office

Subject

Close Out Date

09/15/2017

Cracker King Corp.

New York District Office

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

Not Issued *

09/11/2017

Vicare International (USA) INC

Los Angeles District Office

CGMP/Dietary Supplement/Adulterated/Misbranded

Not Issued *

08/25/2017

Mega Pro International

Denver District Office

CGMP/Dietary Supplement/Adulterated/Misbranded

Not Issued *

08/03/2017

Ridley Block Operations Inc

Cincinnati District Office

Adultered Animal Food/Misbranded

Not Issued *

Recall

Date

Brand Name

Product Description

Reason/ Problem

Company

09/26/2017

Waterfront Bistro  

Tartar Sauce  

Undeclared Egg

Silver Spring Foods, Inc.

 

askFSIS

Correctly Interpreting the Kidney Inhibition Swab (KIS™) Test

 

September 28, 2017

Federal Register

Agricultural Marketing Service

Notices

Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposals, Submissions, and Approvals: Dairy Product Mandatory Reporting Program

Filed on: 09/28/2017 at 08:45 am Scheduled Pub. Date: 09/29/2017

FR Document: 2017-20870  PDF 7 Pages (88.9 KB)  Permalink

 

OIRA

AGENCY: HHS-FDA

RIN: 0910-AH92

Status: Concluded

TITLE: Food Labeling: Revision of the Nutrition and Supplement Facts Labels and Serving Sizes of Foods That Can Reasonably Be Consumed At One Eating Occasion; Dual-Column Labeling; Updating, Modifying, and E

STAGE: Proposed Rule

ECONOMICALLY SIGNIFICANT: Yes

RECEIVED DATE: 09/26/2017

LEGAL DEADLINE: None  

** COMPLETED: 09/27/2017

COMPLETED ACTION: Consistent with Change

 

FDA

Recalls

Date

Brand Name

Product Description

Reason/ Problem

Company

09/27/2017

King Soopers  

Deli Chicken Salad Sandwich  

Listeria monocytogenes

King Soopers

 

USDA

Cracking the Peanut Allergy - USDA Program Provides Doctors a Way to Help Children

Recalls

Product Recalls

Date of Recall

101-2017-EXP America New York RI Wang Food Group Recalls Sausage Products Due To Misbranding and an Undeclared Allergen

Sep 27, 2017

 

askFSIS

Donated Product

Water Reuse - Equipment Rinsing

 

OIG

Challenges Remain in FDA's Inspections of Domestic Food Facilities 

 

CSPI

FDA Agrees to Enforce Menu Labeling Rule in May 2018


September 29, 2017

Federal Register

Agriculture Department

Notices

Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposals, Submissions, and Approvals

Filed on: 09/29/2017 at 08:45 am Scheduled Pub. Date: 10/02/2017

FR Document: 2017-21023  PDF 3 Pages (114 KB)  Permalink

Filed on: 09/29/2017 at 08:45 am Scheduled Pub. Date: 10/02/2017

FR Document: 2017-21024  PDF 3 Pages (90.1 KB)  Permalink

 

Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service

Notices

Environmental Assessments; Availability, etc.: Biological Control of Yellow Toadflax

Filed on: 09/29/2017 at 08:45 am Scheduled Pub. Date: 10/02/2017

FR Document: 2017-21105  PDF 3 Pages (95.4 KB)  Permalink

 

Environmental Protection Agency

Rules

Pesticide Tolerances: Fluoxastrobin

Filed on: 09/29/2017 at 08:45 am Scheduled Pub. Date: 10/02/2017

FR Document: 2017-21113  PDF 28 Pages (234 KB)  Permalink

 

Food and Drug Administration

Proposed Rules

Food Labeling: Nutrition and Supplement Facts Labels and Serving Sizes of Foods that Can Reasonably Be Consumed at One Eating Occasion; Dual-Column Labeling

Filed on: 09/29/2017 at 08:45 am Scheduled Pub. Date: 10/02/2017

FR Document: 2017-21019  PDF 13 Pages (219 KB)  Permalink

  • Ø  FDA is proposing to extend the compliance date for manufacturers with $10 million or more in annual food sales in the final rules published on May 27, 2016, from July 26, 2018, to January 1, 2020, and the compliance date for manufacturers with less than $10 million in annual food sales in the final rules published on May 27, 2016, from July 26, 2019, to January 1, 2021.

 

USDA

USDA Files Action Against C & D Produce Outlet South Inc. in Florida for Alleged PACA Violations

USDA Files Action Against C & D Produce Outlet Inc. in Florida for Alleged PACA Violations

USDA Restricts PACA Violators in Florida and Texas from Operating in the Produce Industry

 

FTC

FTC Sending Refund Checks Totaling More Than $210,000 to Consumers Who Bought Elimidrol ‘Opiate Withdrawal’ Product

 

OMB

Agency Contingency Plans

Food Safety and Inspection Services (Operations Plan for Absence of Appropriations—Major Provisions)

Department of Health and Human Services (Contingency Staffing Plan for Operations in the Absence of Enacted Annual Appropriations)

 

NAD

NAD Refers Advertising for FemaLife Nutrition’s ‘Super Flora Probiotic’ to FTC After Advertiser Declines to Participate in Self-Regulatory Process

NAD Recommends French’s Discontinue Facebook Commercial, Print Ad Following Challenge by Kraft Heinz

 


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