Association of Food and Drug Officials

Laws and Regulations Committee 9/21 - 9/25, 2018

September 28, 2018 3:15 PM | Amy Bonsell (Administrator)

September 2, 2018 

Federal Register

Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service

Rules

Select Agent and Toxin List

Filed on: 09/21/2018 at 08:45 am Scheduled Pub. Date: 09/24/2018

FR Document: 2018-20694  PDF 5 Pages (167 KB)  Permalink

 

FDA

GRAS

GRN No.

Substance

Date of Closure

FDA’s Letter

811

Phospholipase A1 produced by Aspergillus oryzae

 

Pending

810

Lactobacillus paracasei ssp. paracasei strain F-19e

 

Pending

809

Alpha-lactalbumin

 

Pending

808

Lipase from Aspergillus tubingensis produced in Trichoderma reesei

 

Pending

807

Streptococcus salivarius M18

 

Pending

806

Dolomite

 

Pending

805

Apple peel powder

 

Pending

804

Pea protein

 

Pending

782

L-arabinose

Aug 29, 2018

At the notifier's request, FDA ceased to evaluate this notice (in PDF) (47 kB)

768

Stevia leaf extract

Aug 13, 2018

FDA has no questions (in PDF) (100 kB)

762

Carnobacterium divergens M35 preparation

Aug 14, 2018

At the notifier's request, FDA ceased to evaluate this notice (in PDF) (31 kB)

 

USDA

USDA Assistance Available for Flood Damaged Ag Land

 

FSIS

Zweigle’s Inc. Recalls Olive Loaf Pork Products due to Sodium Nitrite Levels in Excess of Regulatory Limit

 

FNS

USDA Secretary Working to Empower Local School Leaders and Improve the School Meal Programs

USDA Eases Program Rules for South Carolina SNAP Participants Impacted by Florence

 

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September 24, 2018

Federal Register

Food and Drug Administration

Notices

Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposals, Submissions, and Approvals:

Adverse Event Reporting and Recordkeeping for Dietary Supplements as Required by the Dietary Supplement and Nonprescription Drug Consumer Protection Act

Filed on: 09/24/2018 at 08:45 am Scheduled Pub. Date: 09/25/2018

FR Document: 2018-20766  PDF 9 Pages (114 KB)  Permalink

 

FDA

Recalls

Date

Brand

Product Description

Reason/Problem

Company

09/20/2018

MyoWhey

Chocolate Cookie Crunch dietary supplement

Undeclared milk and soy allergen

Purus Labs, Inc.

 

USDA

USDA Provides Hurricane Florence Victims Needed Relief and Recovery Aid

USDA Adds Shelled Almonds and Fresh Sweet Cherry to Market Facilitation Program

 

FSIS

Quarterly Establishment Information Letters about Sampling Results

Junior’s Smokehouse Processing Plant Recalls Beef Jerky Products due to Possible Foreign Matter Contamination

Sep 21, 2018 | PDF

  • FSIS Retail Listeria monocytogenes Pilot (Lm) Project Update
  • Reminder: USDA and FDA Will Hold a Joint Public Meeting on Use of Animal Cell Culture Technology to Develop Products Derived from Livestock and Poultry

 

FNS

USDA Approves North Carolina WIC Flexibilities in Wake of Hurricane Florence

USDA Secretary Working to Empower Local School Leaders and Improve the School Meal Programs

 

AMS

USDA Reaches Consent Decision with Carolina Stock Yards Company Inc.

USDA Settles a Case with Stockland Livestock Auction Inc. Resulting in a $1,925 Penalty

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

 

OIRA

AGENCY: EPA-OLEM

RIN: 2050-AH00

Status: Concluded

TITLE:Exemption for Air Emissions from Animal Waste at Farms from the Emergency Release Notification Requirements; Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act

STAGE: Proposed Rule

ECONOMICALLY SIGNIFICANT: No

RECEIVED DATE: 08/07/2018

LEGAL DEADLINE: None  

** COMPLETED: 09/21/2018

COMPLETED ACTION: Consistent with Change

 

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  • ·        #TBT: Blueberry pancake mix without blueberries? In 1959, the FDA seized Pillsbury’s product as the pancake mix did not include blueberries, contrary to the listed ingredients. https://go.usa.gov/xU6De 
  • ·        The Food Research Institute at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and IFSH @iit_ifsh will co-host “Food Waste and Sustainability: Strategies to Improve Food Safety, Food Security, and Nutrition” on September 27 in Burr Ridge, Illinois. https://www.ifsh.iit.edu/ 
  • ·        #Florence cleanup – if your power was out for more than 4 hours check the temperature of the refrigerator – if it’s above 40 deg. & has been for over 2 hours – discard the food. When in doubt, throw it out. https://go.usa.gov/xP2sM  #foodsafety

September 25, 2018

Federal Register

Food and Drug Administration

Notices

Meetings:

Allergenic Products Advisory Committee

Filed on: 09/25/2018 at 08:45 am Scheduled Pub. Date: 09/26/2018

FR Document: 2018-20905  PDF 3 Pages (172 KB)  Permalink

 

Agriculture Department

Notices

Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposals, Submissions, and Approvals

Filed on: 09/25/2018 at 08:45 am Scheduled Pub. Date: 09/26/2018

FR Document: 2018-20939  PDF 9 Pages (131 KB)  Permalink

 

Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposals, Submissions, and Approvals: Advisory Committee and Research and Promotion Background Information

Filed on: 09/25/2018 at 08:45 am Scheduled Pub. Date: 09/26/2018

FR Document: 2018-20861  PDF 4 Pages (85.9 KB)  Permalink

 

Environmental Protection Agency

Rules

Tolerance Exemptions:

2-Propenoic acid, 2-methyl-, polymer with butyl 2-methyl-2-propenoate, butyl 2-propenoate, N-(1,1-dimethyl-3-oxobutyl)-2-propenamide, ethenylbenzene, 2-ethylhexyl 2-propenoate and methyl 2-methyl-2-propenoate

Filed on: 09/25/2018 at 08:45 am Scheduled Pub. Date: 09/26/2018

FR Document: 2018-20969  PDF 14 Pages (323 KB)  Permalink

 

2-Propenoic acid, Polymer with Butyl 2-Propenoate, Ethenylbenzene and (1-Methylethenyl) Benzene, Ammonium Salt

Filed on: 09/25/2018 at 08:45 am Scheduled Pub. Date: 09/26/2018

FR Document: 2018-20958  PDF 15 Pages (193 KB)  Permalink

 

Maltodextrin-vinyl pyrrolidinone copolymer

Filed on: 09/25/2018 at 08:45 am Scheduled Pub. Date: 09/26/2018

FR Document: 2018-20968  PDF 12 Pages (315 KB)  Permalink

 

USDA

Secretary Perdue Statement on Signing of New KORUS Trade Agreement

Secretary Perdue Statement on DOJ Filing in 9th Circuit Chlorpyrifos Ruling

 

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