Association of Food and Drug Officials

Laws and Regulations Committee Update 2/4 - 2/5, 2019

February 08, 2019 3:45 PM | Amy Bonsell (Administrator)

February, 4, 2019

Federal Register

Agriculture Department

Notices

Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposals, Submissions, and Approvals

Filed on: 02/04/2019 at 8:45 am Scheduled Pub. Date: 02/05/2019

FR Document: 2019-01040  PDF  4 Pages (115 KB) Permalink

  • Ø  Export certificate request forms under Dairy Grading Branch

Filed on: 02/04/2019 at 8:45 am Scheduled Pub. Date: 02/05/2019

FR Document: 2019-01054 PDF 5 Pages (118 KB) Permalink

  • Ø  Regarding pasteurized eggs and FSIS compliance

 

Agricultural Marketing Service

Proposed Rules

Meats, Prepared Meats, and Meat Products (Grading, Certification, and Standards)

Filed on: 02/04/2019 at 8:45 am Scheduled Pub. Date: 02/05/2019

FR Document: 2019-00869  PDF  36 Pages (471 KB)  Permalink

 

Environmental Protection Agency

Proposed Rules

Tolerance and Tolerance Exemption Actions:

Fenoxaprop-ethyl, Flufenpyr-ethyl, Imazapyr, Maleic hydrazide, Pyrazon, Quinclorac, Triflumizole, et. al.

Filed on: 02/04/2019 at 8:45 am Scheduled Pub. Date: 02/05/2019

FR Document: 2019-00787 PDF 25 Pages (439 KB) Permalink

 

USDA

Canadian, Mexican Agriculture Leaders to Take Part in USDA’s 2019 Outlook Forum

 

FSIS

Feb 01, 2019 | PDF

  • FSIS Welcomes New Deputy Under Secretary for Food Safety
  • Label Backlog Update and Tips for the Label Approval Process
  • Delay in FSIS’ Plans to Discontinue PFGE for E. coli and Move to WGS as the Primary Characterization Tool
  • Updates to the FSIS Microbiology Laboratory Guidebook
  • FSIS Posts Individual Category Status and Aggregate Results for Poultry Carcasses, Chicken Parts, and Comminuted Poultry Tested for Salmonella

Recalls

Product Recalled

Date of Recall

Retail Distribution List

011-2019 Taylor Farms TX, Inc. Recalls Chicken Products Due To Misbranding And Undeclared Allergens

Feb 02, 2019

N/A (Class II Recall)

010-2019 Pilgrim’s Pride Corporation Recalls Breaded Popcorn Chicken Products Due To Possible Foreign Matter Contamination

Feb 01, 2019

No retail sales

009-2019 Tyson Foods, Inc. Recalls Chicken Nugget Products due to Possible Foreign Matter Contamination

Jan 29, 2019

Feb 01, 2019

003-2019 Johnsonville, LLC Recalls Raw Ground Frozen Cheddar Cheese and Bacon Flavored Pork Patty Products Due to Possible Foreign Matter Contamination | En Español

Jan 18, 2019

Feb 01, 2019

 

APHIS

APHIS Requests Public Comment on the Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Grasshopper and Mormon Cricket Suppression Program

 

FTC

FTC Returns More Than $6 Million to Consumers Who Bought Deceptively Marketed Health Products from Tarr, Inc. (dietary supplements and skincare products)

 

@FrankYiannasFDA

@FDA_ORA

  • Ø  To Eat or Not to Eat? That is the question! Are all the decorative glitters and dusts you use on cakes & cookies safe to eat? Sometimes they are, sometimes they are not. LEARN MORE in this #FDAConsumerUpdate: https://go.usa.gov/xE3Dz

February 5, 2019

Federal Register

Agriculture Department

Notices

Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposals, Submissions, and Approvals

Filed on: 02/05/2019 at 8:45 am Scheduled Pub. Date:02/06/2019

FR Document: 2019-01148 PDF 3 Pages (114 KB) Permalink

  • ·        National Agricultural Statistics Service: Egg, Chicken, and Turkey Surveys

 

Filed on: 02/05/2019 at 8:45 am Scheduled Pub. Date: 02/06/2019

FR Document: 2019-01305 PDF 3 Pages (86.9 KB) Permalink

  • ·        National Agricultural Statistics Service: On-farm and Off-farm Stock Reports

 

Agricultural Marketing Service

Rules

Assessment Rates:

Oranges, Grapefruit, Tangerines, and Pummelos Grown in Florida

Filed on: 02/05/2019 at 8:45 am Scheduled Pub. Date: 02/06/2019

FR Document: 2019-01141 PDF 14 Pages (246 KB) Permalink

 

Raisins Produced from Grapes Grown in California

Filed on: 02/05/2019 at 8:45 am Scheduled Pub. Date: 02/06/2019

FR Document: 2019-01139 PDF 13 Pages (142 KB) Permalink

 

Environmental Protection Agency

Proposed Rules

Pesticide Petitions:

Residues of Pesticide Chemicals in or on Various Commodities

Filed on: 02/05/2019 at 8:45 am Scheduled Pub. Date: 02/06/2019

FR Document: 2019-01108 PDF 6 Pages (166 KB) Permalink

  • ·        5 pesticide petitions, including one of each: amended tolerance for non-inert, new tolerance exemption for inert, new tolerance exemption for non-inert, new tolerance for inert, new tolerance for non-inert

 

Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service

Notices

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

Federal Plant Pest and Noxious Weeds Regulations

Filed on: 02/05/2019 at 8:45 am Scheduled Pub. Date: 02/06/2019

FR Document: 2019-01144 PDF 4 Pages (96.6 KB) Permalink

  • ·        Reinstatement of Information Collection
  •  

Standards for Privately Owned Quarantine Facilities for Ruminants

Filed on: 02/05/2019 at 8:45 am Scheduled Pub. Date: 02/06/2019

FR Document: 2019-01145 PDF 4 Pages (174 KB) Permalink

  • ·        Reinstatement of Information Collection

 

FDA

Recalls

Date

Brand

Product Description

Reason/Problem

Company

02/04/2019

Stacy's

Pita Chips

Undeclared milk

Frito-Lay

02/04/2019

Whole Foods Market

Hipster Chipster Cookies

Undeclared Milk, Egg, Walnuts

Whole Foods Market

 

FSIS

Recalls

Product Recalled

Date of Recall

012-2019 Q's American Best Trading Inc. Recalls Siluriformes Products Produced Without Benefit of Import Inspection

Feb 04, 2019

 

AMS

USDA Announces the Availability of Support for States to Improve Agricultural Marketing Efforts

 

@FrankYiannasFDA

  • ·        Enhanced supply chain traceability & transparency is the equivalent to ‘shining a light’ on each segment of the food system. It will drive accountability & help deter undesired behaviors & practices. Better traceability can’t wait. #traceability https://www.optelgroup.com/tracabilite

 

@FDArecalls

  • ·        Allergy Alert Issued by Santa Rosa Whole Foods Market for Undeclared Walnut, Milk and Eggs in “Hipster Chipster” Cookies http://dlvr.it/QyBZLx

Frito-Lay Issues Voluntary Allergy Alert on Undeclared Milk In Small Number of Stacy’s Simply Naked Pita Chips http://dlvr.it/QyBvLZ


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