Association of Food and Drug Officials

Laws and Regulations Committee Update 3/6 - 3/7, 2019

March 08, 2019 10:01 AM | Amy Bonsell (Administrator)

March 6, 2019

 

Federal Register

Agriculture Department

Notices

Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposals, Submissions, and Approvals

Filed on: 03/06/2019 at 8:45 am Scheduled Pub. Date: 03/07/2019

FR Document: 2019-04121 PDF 4 Pages (89.9 KB) Permalink

  • ·        Importation of Fresh Peppers from Ecuador into the United States

 

Food and Nutrition Service

Notices

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

Summer Food Service Program Integrity Study

Filed on: 03/06/2019 at 8:45 am Scheduled Pub. Date: 03/07/2019

FR Document: 2019-04090 PDF 13 Pages (234 KB) Permalink

 

HHS

Secretary Azar Praises Commissioner Gottlieb’s Service at FDA

 

FDA

FDA Publishes Second Installment of Intentional Adulteration Draft Guidance

 

FSIS

 Quarterly Enforcement Report for USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service (Oct 1 - Dec 31, 2018)  

Recalls

Product Recalled

Date of Recall

Retail Distribution List

013-2019 Richwell Group, Inc. Recalls Siluriformes Products Produced Without Benefit of Import Inspection | En Español

Feb 05, 2019

Mar 05, 2019

020-2019 Bellisio Foods Recalls Boneless Pork Rib Frozen Entrée Products Due to Possible Foreign Matter Contamination | En Español

Feb 23, 2019

Mar 05, 2019

 

AMS

USDA Settles a Case with Dwaine Miller Resulting in a $1,400 Penalty

Restoring Certain Exceptions to the U.S. Grain Standards Act

USDA Seeks Nominees for the Cattlemen’s Beef Promotion and Research Board

USDA, Watermelon Industry Seek Nominees for National Watermelon Promotion Board

 

National Academies

Dietary Reference Intakes for Sodium and Potassium

Sodium and Potassium Dietary Reference Intake Values Updated in New Report; Introduces New Category for Sodium Based on Chronic Disease Risk Reduction

 

FTC

Consumer Sentinel Network Data Book 2018: consumer complaints for 2018

 

 

@SGottliebFDA

  • ·        I’m immensely grateful for the opportunity to help lead this wonderful agency, for the support of my colleagues, for the public health goals we advanced together, and the strong support of @SecAzar and @realDonaldTrump - This has been a wonderful journey and parting is very hard.
  • ·        Today #FDA released draft guidance to help food manufacturers further protect Americans from intentionally adulterated food products by clarifying FSMA’s requirements for mitigating risk from this type of adulteration. For more info, visit: https://go.usa.gov/xEwEm

@US_FDA

@FDA_ORA

  • ·        Meet Nilda Villegas, a public affairs specialist serving Puerto Rico & the US Virgin Islands. She interacts with the public, empowering them to make informed decisions about their healthhttps://go.usa.gov/xEvwC & the health of their families https://go.usa.gov/xEvwC  #IAmORA

March 7, 2019

Federal Register

Agricultural Marketing Service

Rules

Pecans Grown in Alabama, Arkansas, Arizona, California, Florida, Georgia, Kansas, Louisiana, et. al.:

Reporting Requirements

Filed on: 03/07/2019 at 8:45 am Scheduled Pub. Date: 03/08/2019

FR Document: 2019-04232 PDF 16 Pages (252 KB) Permalink

 

FDA

Recalls

Date

Brand

Product Description

Reason/Problem

Company

03/05/2019

Life-Line tm

Additive for human drinking water

Potentially contaminated with Pseudomonas aeruginosa

McDaniel Life-Line LLC

 

USDA

USDA Strengthens Partnerships and Protections to Keep African Swine Fever Out of the Country

 

OMB

AGENCY: HHS-FDA

RIN: 0910-AI03

Status: Concluded

TITLE:Proposed Rule to Revise the Allowable Level of Fluoride Added to Bottled Water

STAGE: Proposed Rule

ECONOMICALLY SIGNIFICANT: No

RECEIVED DATE: 11/20/2018

LEGAL DEADLINE: None  

** COMPLETED: 03/06/2019

COMPLETED ACTION: Consistent with Change


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