Association of Food and Drug Officials

Laws and Regulations Committee 11/24 - 12/1, 2017

December 01, 2017 2:28 PM | Amy Bonsell (Administrator)

November 24, 2017

Federal Register

Environmental Protection Agency

Notices

Pesticide Petitions: Residues of Pesticide Chemicals in or on Various Commodities

Filed on: 11/24/2017 at 08:45 am Scheduled Pub. Date: 11/27/2017

FR Document: 2017-25564  PDF 7 Pages (133 KB)  Permalink

 

Pesticide Product Registrations: New Active Ingredients

Filed on: 11/24/2017 at 08:45 am Scheduled Pub. Date: 11/27/2017

FR Document: 2017-25566  PDF 4 Pages (162 KB)  Permalink

 

Food and Drug Administration

Notices

Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposals, Submissions, and Approvals: Announcement of Office of Management and Budget Approvals

Filed on: 11/24/2017 at 08:45 am Scheduled Pub. Date: 11/27/2017

FR Document: 2017-25452  PDF 2 Pages (86.4 KB)  Permalink

 

Export of Food and Drug Administration-Regulated Products - Export Certificates

Filed on: 11/24/2017 at 08:45 am Scheduled Pub. Date: 11/27/2017

FR Document: 2017-25456  PDF 7 Pages (110 KB)  Permalink

 

FDA

Recalls

Date

Brand Name

Product Description

Reason/ Problem

Company

11/22/2017

Colorado Nut Company and various other private labels  

Cashew Cranberry Cherry Jubilee, Oat Bran Nutty Crunch, Honey Nutty Granola, Peanut Delight, and Frontier Trail Mix  

Undeclared milk

Colorado Nut Company

 

GRAS Notices

GRN No. 

Substance

FDA's Letter

740

Glycolipids from Dacryopinax spathularia

Pending

739

Mannanase enzyme from Talaromyces leycettanus produced in Aspergillus niger

Pending

738

Thaumatin

Pending

737

Soy leghemoglobin

Pending

736

Lactobacillus casei subsp. paracasei Lpc-37

Pending

735

2’-Fucosyllactose

Pending

 

askFSIS

Sanitation Standard Operating Procedures Record

Potential Differences Between Establishment and PHIS HACCP Processing Categories

Eligibility of Veal Product Imported from the Netherlands

Expected Availability of an Establishment’s Salmonella Initiative Program (SIP) Sampling Results

Inspection Program Personnel (IPP) Response if Establishment Testing Results Exceed the Standard for Salmonella Process Control

Documenting Noncompliance under the Salmonella Initiative Program (SIP)

HACCP System Validation Requirements

Neutralizing Buffered Peptone Water (nBPW) in raw poultry sampling: lecithin and allergen concerns

 

OEHHS

Proposition 65

Notice of Extension of Public Comment Period for Acceptance of a Request for a Safe Use Determination (SUD) for Chlorothalonil in Certain Foods

  • Ø  OEHHA has received a request from California Rural Legal Assistance Foundation seeking an extension of the comment period for a SUD for chlorothalonil in certain foods.  OEHHA hereby extends the public comment period until 5 p.m., Monday, December 18, 2017 for the materials on chlorothalonil.

 November 27, 2017

Federal Register

Agricultural Marketing Service

Rules

Pecans Grown in States of Alabama, Arkansas, Arizona, California, Florida, Georgia, Kansas, Louisiana, Missouri, Mississippi, North Carolina, New Mexico, Oklahoma, South Carolina, and Texas: Establishment of Reporting Requirements and New Information Collection

Filed on: 11/27/2017 at 08:45 am Scheduled Pub. Date: 11/28/2017

FR Document: 2017-25735  PDF 22 Pages (271 KB)  Permalink

 

Walnuts Grown in California: Decreased Assessment Rate

Filed on: 11/27/2017 at 08:45 am Scheduled Pub. Date: 11/28/2017

FR Document: 2017-25736  PDF 8 Pages (144 KB)  Permalink

 

Environmental Protection Agency

Rules

Tolerance Exemptions: Polyethyleneimine

Filed on: 11/27/2017 at 08:45 am Scheduled Pub. Date: 11/28/2017

FR Document: 2017-25715  PDF 15 Pages (194 KB)  Permalink

 

NTP

NTP Board of Scientific Counselors Meeting, December 7-8, 2017

Peer Review of the Draft Report on Carcinogens Monograph on Antimony Trioxide, January 24, 2018

November 28, 2017

 

Federal Register

Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service

Rules

Imports: Fresh Mango Fruit from Vietnam Into the Continental United States

Filed on: 11/28/2017 at 08:45 am Scheduled Pub. Date: 11/29/2017

FR Document: 2017-25764  PDF 22 Pages (225 KB)  Permalink

 

Food and Drug Administration

Notices

Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposals, Submissions, and Approvals: Recordkeeping and Reporting Requirements for Human Food and Cosmetics Manufactured from, Processed with, or Otherwise Containing Material from Cattle

Filed on: 11/28/2017 at 08:45 am Scheduled Pub. Date: 11/29/2017

FR Document: 2017-25767  PDF 8 Pages (25.7 KB)  Permalink

 

FDA

Talking FSMA in the Land of Cotton and Looking for Middle Ground

Recalls

Date

Brand Name

Product Description

Reason/ Problem

Company

11/23/2017

Fit & Active  

Chocolatey Chip Protein Meal Bars  

Foreign matter: small piece of yellow plastic

Leclerc

 

askFSIS

PHIS Scheduling on Inactive Days

Water Supply

Final Rule “Records To Be Kept by Official Establishments and Retail Stores That Grind Raw Beef Products”

Final Rule “Records To Be Kept by Official Establishments and Retail Stores That Grind Raw Beef Products”

Water Reuse - Measures to reduce contamination

Ingredients Letter of Guarantee

Potable water certification

Application of Rules of Practice (ROP)

Importance of the Rules of Practice

What are the Rules of Practice?

Due Process Under Rules of Practice

 

GAO

FDA Continues to Evaluate and Respond to Business Concerns about the Produce Rule 

 

OEHHS

Proposition 65

Notice of Amendment to Article 6, Clear and Reasonable Warnings Adoption of Sections 25607.32 AND 25607.33, Hotel Exposure Warnings

  • Ø  Amendments were approved and will become operative on August 30, 2018.

 

CSPI

New Study Confirms Buying Red Yeast Rice Supplements is a Crap Shoot

Don’t Rely on a Gummy Multivitamin If You Can Swallow a Tablet

November 29, 2017

Federal Register

Consumer Product Safety Commission

Proposed Rules

Clothing Storage Unit Tip Overs: Request for Information

Filed on: 11/29/2017 at 08:45 am Scheduled Pub. Date: 11/30/2017

FR Document: 2017-25779  PDF 27 Pages (249 KB)  Permalink

 

Environmental Protection Agency

Rules

Pesticide Tolerances: Boscalid

Filed on: 11/29/2017 at 08:45 am Scheduled Pub. Date: 11/30/2017

FR Document: 2017-25832  PDF 16 Pages (330 KB)  Permalink

 

Nitrapyrin

Filed on: 11/29/2017 at 08:45 am Scheduled Pub. Date: 11/30/2017

FR Document: 2017-25829  PDF 20 Pages (347 KB)  Permalink

 

Proposed Rules

Petitions for Rulemaking; Denials: Renewable Fuel Standard Point of Obligation

Filed on: 11/29/2017 at 08:45 am Scheduled Pub. Date: 11/30/2017

FR Document: 2017-25827  PDF 7 Pages (157 KB)  Permalink

 

Notices

Pesticide Emergency Exemptions: Agency Decisions and State and Federal Agency Crisis Declarations

Filed on: 11/29/2017 at 08:45 am Scheduled Pub. Date: 11/30/2017

FR Document: 2017-25831  PDF 14 Pages (103 KB)  Permalink

 

Toxic Substances Control Act Reporting and Recordkeeping Requirements: Standards for Small Manufacturers and Processors; Final Determination

Filed on: 11/29/2017 at 08:45 am Scheduled Pub. Date: 11/30/2017

FR Document: 2017-25822  PDF 10 Pages (335 KB)  Permalink

 

Food and Nutrition Service

Rules

Child Nutrition Programs: Flexibilities for Milk, Whole Grains, and Sodium Requirements

Filed on: 11/29/2017 at 08:45 am Scheduled Pub. Date: 11/30/2017

FR Document: 2017-25799  PDF 59 Pages (830 KB)  Permalink

 

FDA, @US_FDA

The FDA Warns that Biotin May Interfere with Lab Tests: FDA Safety Communication

Warning Letters

Letter Issue Date

Company Name

Issuing Office

Subject

Close Out Date

11/14/2017

B & H Foods Inc

Atlanta District Office

CGMP/Manufacturing, Packing or Holding Human Food/Adulterated/Insanitary Conditions

Not Issued *

 

USDA

Agriculture Secretary Perdue Announces National Fluid Milk Processor Promotion Board Appointments

 

APHIS

APHIS Publishes Final Rule to Allow the Importation of Fresh Mango Fruit from Vietnam into the Continental United States

 

OEHHS

Proposition 65

Notice of Amendment Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986 Proposition 65 Title 27, California Code of Regulations Amendments to Section 27000

  • Ø  These amendments incorporate 2016 amendments to the federal Toxic Substances Control Act and make other non-substantive changes.  

 November 30, 2017

 

Federal Register

Agricultural Marketing Service

Proposed Rules

Marketing Orders: Handling of Spearmint Oil Produced in the Far West; Revision of the Salable Quantity and Allotment Percentage for Class 3 (Native) Spearmint Oil

Filed on: 11/30/2017 at 08:45 am Scheduled Pub. Date: 12/01/2017

FR Document: 2017-25965  PDF 26 Pages (273 KB)  Permalink

 

OIRA

AGENCY: USDA-AMS

RIN: 0581-AD75

Status: Pending Review

TITLE: NOP: Organic Livestock and Poultry Practices

STAGE: Proposed Rule

ECONOMICALLY SIGNIFICANT: Yes

** RECEIVED DATE: 11/29/2017

LEGAL DEADLINE: None  

 

FDA

Recalls

Date

Brand Name

Product Description

Reason/ Problem

Company

11/29/2017

N/A  

Dark Chocolate Almonds, Dark Chocolate Cashews, and Dark Chocolate Pecans  

Undeclared Milk

Farrell Farms, Inc.

 

GIPSA

Dallas Dewees, d/b/a Foy Reynolds Cattle Co. Assessed $2,500 Civil Penalty (PDF; 43KB)

Jamey Stephens, d/b/a Stephens Cattle Company Assessed $2,400 Civil Penalty (PDF; 43KB)

 

CSPI

Trump Administration Announces Rule Rolling Back Progress on School Nutrition


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