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Laws and Regulations Committee Update 2/28 - 3/1, 2019

March 01, 2019 10:15 AM | Amy Bonsell (Administrator)

February 28, 2019

Federal Register

Food and Drug Administration

Notices

International Drug Scheduling; Convention on Psychotropic Substances; Single Convention on Narcotic Drugs; World Health Organization; Scheduling Recommendations:

Dronabinol (delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol) and its Stereoisomers; Cannabis, Cannabis Resin, Extracts and Tinctures; Cannabidiol Preparations; and Pharmaceutical Preparations of Cannabis

Filed on: 02/28/2019 at 8:45 am Scheduled Pub. Date: 03/01/2019

FR Document: 2019-03662 PDF 24 Pages (230 KB) Permalink

 

Agricultural Marketing Service

Rules

Reauthorization of Dairy Forward Pricing Program

Filed on: 02/28/2019 at 8:45 am Scheduled Pub. Date: 03/01/2019

FR Document: 2019-03600 PDF 7 Pages (124 KB) Permalink

 

Notices

Continued Suspension of Supervision Fee Assessment under the United States Grain Standards Act

Filed on: 02/28/2019 at 8:45 am Scheduled Pub. Date: 03/01/2019

FR Document: 2019-03597 PDF 3 Pages (79.5 KB) Permalink

 

FDA

Statement from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D. as prepared for oral testimony before the U.S. House Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies, Committee on Appropriations

Recalls

Date

Brand

Product Description

Reason/Problem

Company

02/27/2019

Joy

Joy Brand Chutneys and Pastes

Undeclared sulfites

Joy Gourmet Foods Inc

 

FSIS

FSIS Directive 7120.1 Revision 49: Safe and Suitable Ingredients Used in the Production of Meat, Poultry, and Egg Products

Recalls

Product Recalled

Date of Recall

Retail Distribution List

023-2019 McAllen Cold Storage, Ltd. Recalls Siluriformes Fish Products Produced Without Benefit Of Inspection

Feb 26, 2019

Feb 27, 2019

022-2019 Sahlen Packing Company, Inc. Recalls Ready-To-Eat Deli Meat Products Due to Possible Foreign Matter Contamination

Feb 26, 2019

 

 

AMS

USDA Restricts PACA Violators in Florida, Illinois, New York and Pennsylvania from Operating in the Produce Industry

Hemp Production Program

 

CVM

Schell returns to FDA to lead Surveillance and Compliance for CVM

 

OEHHA

Notice of Proposed Rulemaking Title 27, California Code of Regulations Adoption of Sections 25607.36 and 25607.37: Rental Vehicle Exposure Warnings

Acceptance of a Request for a Safe Use Determination for Exposures to Bisphenol A in Certain Eyewear Products Manufactured, Distributed or Sold by the Vision Council Member Companies, and Opportunity for Public Comment

Acceptance of a Request for a Safe Use Determination for Exposures to Crystalline Silica in WOODWISE® Products, and Opportunity for Public Comment

 

@FrankYiannasFDA

  • ·        6 Tips from me on launching a #blockchain project, based on work I did on food traceability prior to joining the agency. https://twitter.com/
  • ·        On behalf of @US_FDA, pleased to address food companies from all over the world on need for the public & private sector to work to together to strengthen food safety culture as a means to a achieve high rates of regulatory compliance and safer food. @myGFSI @US_FDA#gfsi2019
  • ·        Americans expect their food to be safe, whether it’s domestic or imported. Our new strategy is designed to leverage our different authorities and tools to provide a multi-layered, data-driven, smarter approach to imported food safety. https://www.newfoodmagazine.com/news/80277/us-food-safety/

@US_FDA

  • ·        Rep. @JeffFortenberry: “Is our imported food safe?” Commissioner @SGottliebFDA: “I believe our imported food is safe, and I have confidence in it.”

@FDAfood

  • ·        #Outbreak of #Salmonella illness linked to tahini products appears to be over. FDA is still advising to NOT eat the recalled tahini w/exp dates from April 7, 2020 - May 21, 2020. For complete list of affected products http://go.usa.gov/xP6va

@FTC

  • ·        When you’re reading product reviews, be skeptical about who is writing them. Your best bet may be to look for well-known websites that specialize in reviewing products, not selling them. Check out this video for more info: https://youtu.be/_pQkjrNK7N0  #advertising #marketing

@USCPSC

March 1, 2019

Federal Register

Food and Drug Administration

Notices

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

Current Good Manufacturing Practices, Quality Control Procedures, Conduct of Audits, and Records

Filed on: 03/01/2019 at 8:45 am Scheduled Pub. Date: 03/04/2019

FR Document: 2019-03824 PDF 6 Pages (23.8 KB) Permalink

  • Ø  Relating to exempt infant formula

 

Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service

Proposed Rules

Domestic Quarantine Regulations:

Pale Cyst Nematode

Filed on: 03/01/2019 at 8:45 am Scheduled Pub. Date: 03/04/2019

FR Document: 2019-03673 PDF 11 Pages (306 KB) Permalink

 

Notices

Environmental Impact Statements; Availability, etc.:

Predator Damage Management in Idaho

Filed on: 03/01/2019 at 8:45 am Scheduled Pub. Date: 03/04/2019

FR Document: 2019-03834 PDF 2 Pages (152 KB) Permalink

 

 

FSIS

Recalls

Product Recalled

Date of Recall

Retail Distribution List

022-2019 Sahlen Packing Company, Inc. Recalls Ready-To-Eat Deli Meat Products Due to Possible Foreign Matter Contamination

Feb 26, 2019

Feb 28, 2019

021-2019 Russ Davis Wholesale - Crazy-Fresh Recalls Chicken Products due to Misbranding and Undeclared Allergens

Feb 25, 2019

Feb 28, 2019

 

FTC

Made in USA

Closing letter to Stephen Rycyna, Counsel for Cirrus Systems, Inc. (448.25 KB)

Closing letter to Justin Tollis, Counsel for Native Ken Eyewear, Inc. (449.63 KB)

 

Food & Water Watch

USDA Quietly Approves New Line Speed Waivers for Chicken Plants

 

@FrankYiannasFDA

  • ·        Looking forward to making opening comments on behalf of @US_FDA at the Consumer Federation’s National Food Policy Conference on March 14. After all, whether you work in the public or private sector, we all serve the same boss - the consumer. @ConsumerFed

@SecretarySonny

  • ·        America’s farmers play by the rules and they expect other countries to do the same. This finding is important to U.S. agriculture: https://bit.ly/2BZPZfY

@USCPSC

#Recall: @OfficialBiotouch EZY Gel topical anesthetic gel bottles are not child resistant, risk of poisoning to children if they touch or ingest gel; get full refund. CONTACT: http://www.biotouch.com , recall@biotouch.com or 909-444-0101. Full notice: http://bit.ly/2NA1Nu7


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