Association of Food and Drug Officials

Laws and Regulations Committee Update 1/5 - 1/11, 2018

January 12, 2018 2:21 PM | Amy Bonsell (Administrator)

January 5, 2018

FDA

Statement from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D. on FDA Food Safety Modernization Act enforcement discretion guidance

Recalls

Date

Brand Name

Product Description

Reason/ Problem

Company

01/03/2018

Coconut Tree  

Shredded Coconut  

Salmonella

Evershing International Trading Company

01/03/2018

Condies Foods  

Fruit cup  

Undeclared milk and egg

Condies Foods

 

@FDAFood, @FDA_ORA, @SGottliebFDA

  • ·        Evershing International Trading Company Recalls Frozen Shredded Coconut Because of Possible Health Risk http://dlvr.it/Q8sWvR
  • ·        Condies Foods Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Milk and Egg allergen in Veggie Cup Item# 40781 http://dlvr.it/Q8smDm
  • ·        Statement from FDA Commissioner @SGottliebFDA on FDA Food Safety Modernization Act enforcement discretion guidance. https://go.usa.gov/xnytV 

 

FSIS

Hempler Foods Group, LLC Recalls Pepperoni Products due to Possible Extraneous Material Contamination

USDA Offers Food Safety Tips for Areas Affected by East Coast Winter Storm

Recall Updates

Product Recalled

Date of Recall

Retail Distribution List

129-2017 Piller's Fine Foods Recalls Ready-To-Eat Salami and Speck Products due to Possible Salmonella Adulteration En Español

Dec 16, 2017

Jan 04, 2018

123-2017 Trafon Group Recalls Chicken and Pork Products Produced Without Benefit of Import Inspection En Español

Nov 16, 2017

Jan 03, 2018

 

FTC

FTC Staff Offers Business Guidance Concerning Multi-Level Marketing

 

National Academies

Top 10 Reports of 2017

 

CSPI

Trump Administration Indefinitely Delays Key Food Safety Protections

January 8, 2018 

Federal Register

Consumer Product Safety Commission

Notices

Meetings; Sunshine Act

Filed on: 01/05/2018 at 11:15 am Scheduled Pub. Date: 01/09/2018

FR Document: 2018-00229 PDF 2 Pages (72.2 KB)  Permalink

 

FDA

Recalls

Date

Brand Name

Product Description

Reason/ Problem

Company

01/05/2018

Top's, Purple Cow  

Orange Cream Bars  

Listeria monocytogenes

Fieldbrook Foods Corporation

01/05/2018

Chao Café  

instant coffee  

Undeclared milk

Hong Lee Trading, Inc.

 

@FDAFood, @FDA_ORA, @SGottliebFDA

 

FSIS

Product Recalled

Date of Recall

002-2018 Crescent City Meats Recalls Ready-To-Eat Tasso Ham Products due to Underprocessing

Jan 05, 2018

001-2018 Hempler Foods Group, LLC Recalls Pepperoni Products due to Possible Extraneous Material Contamination En Español

Jan 04, 2018

Jan 05, 2018 | PDF

  • FSIS Announces Webinar for Posting Individual Salmonella Category Status for Poultry Carcass Establishments
  • PHIS Export Component Information for Industry Available on FSIS Website

 

USDA
Report to the President of the United States from the Task Force on Agriculture and Rural Prosperity, Secretary Sonny Perdue, Chair

 

NTP

ICCVAM Communities of Practice Webinar - January 23

 

Food and Water Watch

Central Michigan University and William & Mary Win Fifth Annual Tap-a-Palooza

January 9, 2018

Federal Register

Environmental Protection Agency

Notices

Meetings: Environmental Laboratory Advisory Board

Filed on: 01/09/2018 at 08:45 am Scheduled Pub. Date: 01/10/2018

FR Document: 2018-00284  PDF 2 Pages (77.5 KB)  Permalink

 

Food Safety and Inspection Service

Notices

2018 Rate Changes for the Basetime, Overtime, Holiday, and Laboratory Services Rates

Filed on: 01/09/2018 at 08:45 am Scheduled Pub. Date: 01/10/2018

FR Document: 2018-00283  PDF 11 Pages (175 KB)  Permalink

 

OIRA

AGENCY: USDA-FSIS

RIN: 0583-AD62

Status: Concluded

TITLE: Modernization of Swine Slaughter Inspection

STAGE: Proposed Rule

ECONOMICALLY SIGNIFICANT: No

RECEIVED DATE: 06/10/2017

LEGAL DEADLINE: None  

REVIEW EXTENDED

** COMPLETED: 01/08/2018

COMPLETED ACTION: Consistent with Change

 

FDA

Learn More about the FSMA Collaborative Training Forum

 

FSIS

Recalls Updated

Product Recalled

Date of Recall

Retail Distribution List

001-2018 Hempler Foods Group, LLC Recalls Pepperoni Products due to Possible Extraneous Material Contamination En Español

Jan 04, 2018

  Jan 08, 2018

 

@FDAFood, @FDA_ORA, @SGottliebFDA

 

askFSIS

FSIS Overtime, Holiday, and Laboratory Services Rates for 2017

 

AMS

AMS Town Hall with MRP Under Secretary Ibach – January 11th

USDA Announces National Honey Board Appointments

Skills Sown in Military Service Grow at USDA

 

FTC
Electronic Toy Maker VTech Settles FTC Allegations That it Violated Children’s Privacy Law and the FTC Act

  • Ø  The company violated a U.S. children’s privacy law by collecting personal information from children without providing direct notice and obtaining their parent’s consent, and failing to take reasonable steps to secure the data it collected. VTech will pay $650,000 as part of the settlement with the FTC.

 

NAD

NAD Recommends Dr. Harold Katz Discontinue Health-Performance Claims for Therabreath Rinse, Lozenges; Company to Appeal

January 10, 2018

Federal Register

Agriculture Department

Notices

Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposals, Submissions, and Approvals

Filed on: 01/10/2018 at 08:45 am Scheduled Pub. Date: 01/11/2018

FR Document: 2018-00334  PDF 5 Pages (95 KB)  Permalink

 

FDA
Reflections on a Landmark Year for Medical Product Innovation and Public Health Advances and Looking Ahead to Policy in 2018

Warning Letters

Letter Issue Date

Company Name

Issuing Office

Subject

Close Out Date

08/21/2017

Innovita, LLC

Denver District Office

Unapproved New Drugs/Misbranded

Not Issued *

 

Recalls

Date

Brand Name

Product Description

Reason/ Problem

Company

01/09/2018

Various brands: Lucerne, Kroger, Sundae Shoppe.  

Orange cream bars and chocolate coated vanilla ice cream bars  

Listeria monocytogenes

Fieldbrook Foods Corporation

01/09/2018

Clover Valley®  

Iced Oatmeal Cookies  

Undeclared milk and tree nuts

Dollar General Corporation

 

@FDAFood, @FDA_ORA, @SGottliebFDA

 

USDA

USDA Announces Proposed Rule to Amend Egg Products Inspection Regulations

 

NTP

NTP Update - January 2018 now available

January 11, 2018 

Federal Register

Agriculture Department

Proposed Rules

Regulatory Agenda: Semiannual Regulatory Agenda

Filed on: 01/11/2018 at 08:45 am Scheduled Pub. Date: 01/12/2018

FR Document: 2017-28205  PDF 22 Pages (215 KB)  Permalink

 

Consumer Product Safety Commission

Proposed Rules

Regulatory Agenda: Semiannual Regulatory Agenda

Filed on: 01/11/2018 at 08:45 am Scheduled Pub. Date: 01/12/2018

FR Document: 2017-28243  PDF 16 Pages (265 KB)  Permalink

 

Environmental Protection Agency

Proposed Rules

Regulatory Agenda: Semiannual Regulatory Agenda

Filed on: 01/11/2018 at 08:45 am Scheduled Pub. Date: 01/12/2018

FR Document: 2017-28234  PDF 21 Pages (216 KB)  Permalink

 

Health and Human Services Department

Proposed Rules

Regulatory Agenda: Semiannual Regulatory Agenda

Filed on: 01/11/2018 at 08:45 am Scheduled Pub. Date: 01/12/2018

FR Document: 2017-28220  PDF 48 Pages (275 KB)  Permalink

 

FDA

FDA Information about E. coli O157:H7 Outbreak Likely Linked to Leafy Greens

Recalls

Date

Brand Name

Product Description

Reason/ Problem

Company

01/08/2018

Rely  

Dried Longya Lily  

Undeclared Sulfites

Wells Collection Inc

 

@FDAFood, @FDA_ORA, @SGottliebFDA

 

NAD

NAD Recommends Cebria Discontinue Challenged Claims for Dietary Supplement Promoted as a Memory Protection Aid; Company to Appeal

NAD Finds GSK Can Support Certain Claims for Citrucel, Recommends Company Modify, Discontinue Certain Claims After P&G Successfully Petitions NAD to Re-Open 1994 Case

 

OEHHS

Pesticides, Free Training for Healthcare Providers

CalEnviroScreen, San Ysidro Community Air Study

 

Food and Water Watch

Important Factory Farm Legislation Introduced in Maryland: Now Let’s Get To Work

 


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