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Laws and Regulations Committee Update 5/10 - 5/13, 2019

May 17, 2019 9:04 AM | Amy Bonsell (Administrator)

May 10, 2019

Federal Register

Agricultural Marketing Service

Rules

Soybean Promotion, Research, and Consumer Information; Beef Promotion and Research; Amendments to Allow Redirection of State Assessments to the National Program; Technical Amendments

Filed on: 05/10/2019 at 8:45 am Scheduled Pub. Date: 05/13/2019

FR Document: 2019-09700  PDF 30 Pages (369 KB) Permalink

 

Agriculture Department

Notices

Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposals, Submissions, and Approvals

Filed on: 05/10/2019 at 8:45 am Scheduled Pub. Date: 05/13/2019

FR Document: 2019-09758 PDF 4 Pages (88.6 KB) Permalink

  • ·        Location of Irradiation Treatment Facilities in the United States

 

Environmental Protection Agency

Proposed Rules

Receipt of Several Pesticide Petitions Filed for Residues of Pesticide Chemicals in or on Various Commodities

Filed on: 05/10/2019 at 8:45 am Scheduled Pub. Date: 05/13/2019

FR Document: 2019-09776 PDF 7 Pages (93.5 KB) Permalink

 

Notices

Product Cancellation Order for Certain Pesticide Registrations and Amendments to Terminate Uses

Filed on: 05/10/2019 at 8:45 am Scheduled Pub. Date: 05/13/2019

FR Document: 2019-09778 PDF 10 Pages (40.5 KB) Permalink

 

International Trade Administration

Notices

Antidumping or Countervailing Duty Investigations, Orders, or Reviews:

Fresh Tomatoes from Mexico

Filed on: 05/10/2019 at 8:45 am Scheduled Pub. Date: 05/13/2019

FR Document: 2019-09786  PDF 12 Pages (115 KB) Permalink

 

FDA

FDA Sampling Frozen Berries for Harmful Viruses

Recalls

Date

Brand

Product Description

Reason/Problem

Company

05/09/2019

Mecox Bay Dairy

Mecox Sunrise Cheese

Listeria

Mecox Bay Dairy, LLC

 

USDA

Quarterly Enforcement Report (Jan 1 - Mar 31, 2019) 

 

AMS

USDA Improves Efficiency, Customer Service with ePACA System

AMS Issues Complaint against Hatch Auction Inc., d.b.a. Cow House and Raymond L. Hatch for Alleged Violations of the P&S Act

USDA Section 32 Apricots Purchase Program Announced

 

APHIS

USDA Issues Notice of Decision to Revise Conditions of Importation for Fresh Peppers from the Republic of Korea into the Continental United States

USDA Celebrates the 25th Anniversary of the Screwworm Barrier Maintenance Program

 

@FrankYiannasFDA

  • ·        Today, I was privileged to represent #FDA on a regulatory panel with CDC, USDA, & AFDO at the #FoodSafetySummit. Enjoyed presenting the great work being done by the men & women at FDA & what we’re doing to usher in a New Era of Smarter Food Safety. http://go.usa.gov/xmXEp
  • ·        [*retweet @FoodSafetyTech*] "A lack of traceability is the Achilles heel of food.” – Frank Yiannas talks about #FDAs new era of smarter food safety
  • ·        THREAD: After outbreak of Salmonella Newport infections linked to frozen ground tuna, JK Fish of Vietnam is being added to Import Alert 16-120 for fish from foreign processors. #FDA to detain product from the company without physical sampling & analysis https://go.usa.gov/xmPQ9
  • ·        FDA-regulated products imported into the U.S. must comply with FDA laws & regulations, and import alerts are an enforcement action FDA can take to prevent potential violative products from being distributed into the U.S. https://go.usa.gov/xmP9q

@FDA_ORA

  • ·        “I love the diversity of the work I do, witnessing first-hand how the FDA improves the quality of products we regulate through partnerships w/state & foreign govts & industry. This motivates & inspires me.” I am Clint Priestley & #IAmORA https://go.usa.gov/xmNXp


May 13, 2019

Federal Register

Agriculture Department

Notices

Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposals, Submissions, and Approvals

Filed on: 05/13/2019 at 8:45 am Scheduled Pub. Date: 05/14/2019

FR Document: 2019-09902 PDF 3 Pages (115 KB) Permalink

  • ·        Almonds Grown in California (7 CFR Part 981)

 

Agricultural Marketing Service

Notices

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

Application for Plant Variety Protection Certification and Objective Description of Variety - Asexually Reproduced Varieties

Filed on: 05/13/2019 at 8:45 am Scheduled Pub. Date: 05/14/2019

FR Document: 2019-09839  PDF 5 Pages (168 KB) Permalink

 

International Trade Commission

Notices

Investigations; Determinations, Modifications, and Rulings, etc.:

Fresh Tomatoes from Mexico

Filed on: 05/13/2019 at 8:45 am Scheduled Pub. Date: 05/14/2019

FR Document: 2019-09848 PDF 2 Pages (346 KB) Permalink

 

FDA

FDA’s Nutrition Innovation Strategy Makes Progress in First Year

Recalls

Date

Brand

Product Description

Reason/Problem

Company

05/10/2019

Deshi

Golden Raisins

Potential or Undeclared Allergen

Deshi Distributors LLC

05/03/2019

Gia Russa

Bread crumbs

Tree Nuts

ICCO Cheese Company, Inc

 

USDA

Joint Statement of Western Hemisphere Agriculture Leaders

 

FSIS

May 10, 2019 | PDF

  • USDA Reminds Constituents of Resources During National Hurricane Preparedness Week
  • FSIS Expands PHIS Export Component
  • FSIS Posts Updated Dataset on Imports
  • National Residue Program Results Now Available

 

AMS

USDA Restricts PACA Violators in Florida, Georgia, Maryland and Texas from Operating in the Produce Industry

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

 

APHIS

APHIS Seeks Comment on the Pest Risk Analysis for the Importation of Fresh Pepper Fruit from Colombia into the Continental United States

APHIS Seeks Comment On A Proposal to Adjust Requirements for Importation of Carnations From Kenya

 

@FrankYiannasFDA

 

@CDC_NCEZID

  • ·        OUTBREAK ALERT: Don’t eat, serve, or sell oysters harvested from Estero El Cardon, an estuary in Baja California Sur, Mexico. They’re linked to an outbreak of illnesses in people who ate raw oysters. https://go.usa.gov/xmEYr

@FDA_ORA

@US_FDA

  • ·        Consumers have an important role to play by choosing foods that can improve and promote health, but we are also encouraging industry innovation to create healthier products and helping consumers identify those products. Read how in our latest #FDAVoices. https://go.usa.gov/xmET7


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