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Laws and Regulations Committee Update 3/20 - 3/21, 2019

March 22, 2019 8:53 AM | Amy Bonsell (Administrator)

March 20, 2019

FDA

FDA to Hold Public Meeting to Discuss Responsible Innovation in Dietary Supplements

Statement from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., and Deputy Commissioner Frank Yiannas on new steps to strengthen FDA’s food safety program for 2020 and beyond

Warning Letters

Letter Issue Date

Company Name

Issuing Office

Subject

Close Out Date

03/11/2019

Merchants Market St. Croix LLC

San Juan District Office

Seafood HACCP/CGMP for Foods/Adulterated/Insanitary Conditions

Not Issued *

03/11/2019

Nutra Pharma

Center for Drug Evaluation and Research

Unapproved New Drugs/Misbranded

Not Issued *

03/07/2019

Flea Assassin, LLC

Dallas District Office

New Animal Drug/Adulterated

Not Issued *

03/05/2019

Hanna's Herb Shop

Denver District Office

New Drug/Misbranded

Not Issued *

03/04/2019

Alpha Feed Mill, Inc

Chicago District Office

CGMP/Medicated Feeds/Adulterated

Not Issued *

02/05/2019

LaMarquise Inc.

Cincinnati District Office

CGMP Food/Prepared, Packed or Held Under Insanitary Conditions/Adulterated  

Not Issued *

 

USDA

Registration for First 2020 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee Meeting Opens

 

FSIS

Recalls

Product Recalled

Date of Recall

033-2019 La Rosita Fresh Market Inc. Recalls Ground Beef Products due to Possible E. coli O157:H7 Contamination

Mar 19, 2019

Notices

Number

Title

Date Issued

Expiration Date

08-19

Imported Raw Poultry Products Sampled for Salmonella and Campylobacter Analysis

Mar 19, 2019

Apr 01, 2020

 

AMS

USDA Lifts PACA Reparation Sanctions on California Produce Business

USDA Cites Penny Tsigaris, Doing Business as Manavi Produce in New York for PACA Violations

USDA Lifts PACA Reparation Sanctions on New York Produce Business

USDA Lifts PACA Reparation Sanctions on California Produce Business

AMS Issues a Complaint Against James Steven Kemp

AMS Issues an Amended Complaint to Nicholas Meat LLC and Eugene Nicholas for Alleged Violations of the P&S Act

 

APHIS

APHIS Proposes to Recognize Singapore as Free of Foot-and-Mouth Disease

USDA Continues to Prevent African Swine Fever from Entering the U.S.

 

OEHHA

Proposed Adoption of New Chapter and Section Chapter 3: Naturally Occurring Lead in Candy Section 28500: Naturally Occurring Levels of Lead in Candy

  • Ø  This proposed regulation would establish the naturally occurring level of lead in candies containing chili and/or tamarind as required by Health and Safety Code section 110552.

 

 

@SGottliebFDA

  • Ø  Last month FDA announced steps to strengthen regulation of dietary supplements. Today we announced another step in this process, a May 16 meeting with stakeholders to discuss how to better protect the public from unsafe, unlawful, or misbranded supplements https://go.usa.gov/xEM52

@SecretarySonny

  • Ø  Enjoyed meeting with @TerezaCrisMS today — discussed strong relationship between our countries relating to grain and animal protein production, the need to partner in support of ag biotechnologies, and safe, science-based trade for our products like pork and beef.
  • Ø  Thanks @POTUS for the great win for U.S. producers today, looking forward to big exports of U.S. wheat. More to come as we strengthen our bilateral relationship with Brazil.

@FrankYiannasFDA

  • Ø  European Court of Auditors (ECA) says better ‘traceability’ needed as a deterrent to organic food fraud, claiming only 40% of products examined could be traced back to producer. Yet another use case & benefit of better food traceability. https://www.euractiv.com/section/agriculture-food/news/organic-farming-improved-but-still-flaws-with-traceability-eu-auditors-find/
  • Ø  THREAD: Today, @SGottliebFDA & I issued a statement about our new requests in the President’s 2020 Budget to advance the #FDA food safety program. New funding would be used to strengthen public health through the use of new & emerging technologies. https://go.usa.gov/xEMZV
  • Ø  We must continue to embrace innovation across the food safety system to make sure we secure our public health mission. That’s why as part of the President’s 2020 Budget, we’ve proposed new funding across multiple aspects of our food safety system.
  • Ø  We believe that the additional resources requested from Congress will help our program better protect our nation’s food supply and lay the foundation for efforts to create a New Era of Smarter Food Safety.

@FDA_ORA

March 21, 2019

Federal Register

Agricultural Marketing Service

Rules

Marketing Order: Onions Grown in South Texas

Filed on: 03/21/2019 at 8:45 am Scheduled Pub. Date: 03/22/2019

FR Document: 2019-05435  PDF 19 Pages (438 KB) Permalink

 

Notices

Meetings: Fruit and Vegetable Industry Advisory Committee

Filed on: 03/21/2019 at 8:45 am Scheduled Pub. Date: 03/22/2019

FR Document: 2019-05431 PDF 4 Pages (98.5 KB) Permalink

 

Food and Nutrition Service

Notices

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

WIC Participant and Program Characteristics Study 2020 and 2022

Filed on: 03/21/2019 at 8:45 am Scheduled Pub. Date: 03/22/2019

FR Document: 2019-05525 PDF 6 Pages (233 KB) Permalink

 

Environmental Protection Agency

Rules

Pesticide Tolerances:

Mandipropamid

Filed on: 03/21/2019 at 8:45 am Scheduled Pub. Date: 03/22/2019

FR Document: 2019-05406 PDF 24 Pages (357 KB) Permalink

 

International Trade Administration

Notices

Antidumping or Countervailing Duty Investigations, Orders, or Reviews:

Certain Frozen Warmwater Shrimp from India

Filed on: 03/21/2019 at 8:45 am Scheduled Pub. Date: 03/22/2019

FR Document: 2019-05425 PDF 10 Pages (181 KB) Permalink

 

FDA

New Certification Bodies Accredited Under FDA’s Third-Party Program

Resources for Food Producers in Flooded Areas in the Central and Southern Plains

 

AMS

USDA Tart Cherry Purchase Program Announced

USDA Sets Date for Soybean Request for Referendum

 

@FrankYiannasFDA

@JoeSimonFTC

@FDAfood

  • ·        Two new certification bodies, SGS North America Inc. @SGSNorthAmerica & NSF Certification, LLC @NSF_Intl have been accredited under the #FSMA Third-Party Accreditation Program validated thru application review & on-site assessment. https://go.usa.gov/xEecp
  • ·        This certification gives the authority to conduct food safety audits & issue food & facility certifications for their relevant program scopes.

@FDA_ORA

 


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