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Laws and Regulations Committee Update - May 28 - 29, 2019

May 31, 2019 9:32 AM | Amy Bonsell (Administrator)

May 28, 2019

Federal Register

Food and Drug Administration

Notices

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

Food and Drug Administration Adverse Event Reports; Electronic Submissions

Filed on: 05/28/2019 at 8:45 am Scheduled Pub. Date: 05/29/2019

FR Document: 2019-11074  PDF 10 Pages (103 KB)  Permalink

  • ·       Includes a request for comments on making the RFR, Animal Food Adverse Event and Product Problem Reports, Dietary Supplement Adverse Event Reports, and Food, Infant Formula and Cosmetic Adverse Event Reports available for electronic submissions
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Environmental Protection Agency

Rules

Pesticide Tolerances:

Clofentezine

Filed on: 05/28/2019 at 8:45 am Scheduled Pub. Date: 05/29/2019

FR Document: 2019-11094  PDF 18 Pages (130 KB)  Permalink

 

Notices

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

Filed on: 05/28/2019 at 8:45 am Scheduled Pub. Date: 05/29/2019

FR Document: 2019-11129  PDF 3 Pages (80.7 KB)  Permalink

 

FDA

2019 Spring Unified Agenda Reflects FDA’s Continuity and Consistency

E. Coli O26 Linked to Aldi Baker’s Corner Flour, May 2019

Recalls

Date

Brand

Product Description

Reason/Problem

Company NAme

05/26/2019

Southern States

Various animal feed

Elevated Aflatoxin Levels

Cargill, Inc.

05/23/2019

Karawan

Tahini

Potential for Salmonella

Brodt Zenatti Holding LLC

05/23/2019

Bakers Corner

Flour

E. coli

ADM Milling Co.

05/17/2019

Art Cream

Gluten Free Cookies N Cream Ice Cream

Allergens

Art Cream

 

FSIS

May 24, 2019 | PDF

  • FSIS Posts Data on NPIS Requests and Conversions
  • FSIS Names New Deputy Assistant Administrator for Office of Management
  • FSIS Requests Comments on Sample Dataset and Data Documentation

List of Official Import Inspection Establishments Approved for Siluriformes

Cooperative Interstate Shipment (CIS) Establishments

FSIS Directive 5220.1: Granting or Refusing Inspection; Voluntary Suspending or Withdrawing Inspection; and Reinstating Inspection Under the Public Health Information System.

AskFSIS

Shipping Unmarked Livestock Primals, Livers, Hearts, and Tongues in Commerce

Vietnam Export Certification Documents Signatures

Recalls

Product Recalled

Date of Recall

059-2019 Sikorski Sausages Co., Ltd. Recalls Meat and Poultry Sausage Products Produced without Benefit of Import Inspection

May 24, 2019

 

APHIS

APHIS Reopens Public Comment Period for Proposed Updates to Animal Welfare Act Licensing Requirements

 

OEHHA

Amendment to Section 25805 Specific Regulatory Levels: Chemicals Causing Reproductive Toxicity Maximum Allowable Dose Levels For Chlorpyrifos (Oral, Inhalation And Dermal Exposures)

 

 

@FrankYiannasFDA

  • ·       [*retweet @unblockedfuture*] Is Collaboration The New Competition? Blockchains Flip Conventional MBA Wisdom https://www.forbes.com/sites/alisonmccauley/2019/05/23/is-collaboration-the-new-competition-blockchains-flip-conventional-mba-wisdom/#1176c00d52da
  • ·       #OUTBREAK ALERT: FDA, @CDCgov & state/local partners are investigating a multistate outbreak of E. coli O26 linked to ALDI’s Baker’s Corner flour. There are 17 illnesses in 8 states. ALDI & ADM Milling announced a recall & @RIHEALTH issued a public warning https://go.usa.gov/xm7YS 
  • ·       Consumers should not use or eat flour from 5 lb. bags of Baker's Corner All Purpose Flour packed for ALDI, that includes all lot codes & all Best If Used By Dates distributed in CT, DE, MA, NH, NJ, NY, OH, PA, RI, VT & WV.
  • ·       FDA will work with the firms to determine whether other lots of flour made at that production facility may be potentially contaminated and need to be recalled, and on trying to determine the source of the contamination.

@FDA_ORA

@US_FDA

  • ·       Our Unified Agenda also focuses on modernizing food safety standards and protecting human and animal health by ensuring the safety and effectiveness of animal drugs. https://go.usa.gov/xmGSG  #FDAVoices

@FDArecalls

  • ·       Cargill Expands Previously Announced Voluntary Recall of Select Southern States® Feed Due to High/Excessive/or Elevated Aflatoxin Levels

@FDAfood

  • ·       #OUTBREAK Update. Today, @CDCgov announced the outbreak appears OVER for the Caito Foods, LLC cut & packed #melon. FDA continues its investigation of the processing facility. A single source or potential point of contamination wasn’t identified. https://go.usa.gov/xm7cu 


May 29, 2019

Federal Register

Agricultural Marketing Service

Proposed Rules

Marketing Order Regulating the Handling of Spearmint Oil Produced in the Far West:

Increased Assessment Rate

Filed on: 05/29/2019 at 8:45 am Scheduled Pub. Date: 05/30/2019

FR Document: 2019-11207 PDF 19 Pages (332 KB) Permalink

 

Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service

Proposed Rules

Approval of Laboratories to Conduct Official Testing; Consolidation of Regulations

Filed on: 05/29/2019 at 8:45 am Scheduled Pub. Date: 05/30/2019

FR Document: 2019-11278 PDF 23 Pages (267 KB) Permalink

 

Environmental Protection Agency

Rules

Pesticide Tolerances:

Pyriofenone

Filed on: 05/29/2019 at 8:45 am Scheduled Pub. Date: 05/30/2019

FR Document: 2019-11261 PDF 16 Pages (126 KB) Permalink

 

FDA

FDA-ACS Colloquia on Emerging Chemical Science Related to Food Safety

 

FSIS

FSIS Directive 1450.1 Revision 5: Freedom of Information and Privacy Act

Recalls

Product Recalled

Date of Recall

060-2019 Richwell Group, Inc. Recalls Siluriformes Products Produced Without Benefit of Import Inspection

May 28, 2019

 

AMS

USDA Clarifies Industrial Hemp Production for Indian Tribes

Legal Opinion on Authorities for Hemp Production

USDA Announces National Pork Board Appointments

 

NAD

NAD Recommends ENERGYbits Discontinue Health and Environmental Claims for ENERGYbits Spirulina Algae; Advertiser to Appeal

  • ·       After requesting substantiation for claims like “helps reduce brain fog” for the single ingredient spirulina algae product, NAD recommended the advertiser discontinue its claims

 

NTP

NTP Annual Report - Fiscal Year 2018 now available

 

@FrankYiannasFDA

  • ·       [*retweet @CDC_AMD*] @CDCgov scientists are prepared for the 2019 Cyclospora season (May to August). By identifying samples in real time with a new tool created using #AMD methods, they hope to determine where these parasites get into the food supply. Read more: https://bit.ly/2W09Gjg

@SecretarySonny

@US_FDA

  • ·       The upcoming June 13 FDA Grand Rounds will unveil a method to detect food-borne pathogen linked to consuming imported fresh produce. Learn more and register here: https://go.usa.gov/xmABN 

@FDAanimalhealth

  • ·       Reminder: FDA’s Center for Veterinary Medicine will hold a public meeting on July 16, 2019, on alternative approaches in clinical investigations for new animal drugs. Don’t forget to register! https://go.usa.gov/xmADS 
  • ·       The meeting will also focus on the use of data from studies conducted outside the U.S. to support a food additive petition; FDA is requesting public input on questions related to the use of foreign data to support both animal drug & animal food additive petition approvals.

@FDA_ORA

  • ·       I am Clint Priestley, an Auditor in #FDAORA. Many people mentored me in my career & their message was clear and consistent: Remember why we are doing this job. People depend on the work I do to keep them and their families safe. LEARN MORE: https://go.usa.gov/xmNXp  #IAmORA


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