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Laws and Regulations Committee Update -July 17 - 18, 2019

July 19, 2019 9:30 AM | Amy Bonsell (Administrator)

July 17, 2019

FDA

E. coli Linked to Ground Bison from Northfork Bison Distributions, July 2019

Recalls

Date

Brand

Product Description

Reason/Problem

Company

07/16/2019

Bucee’s, Fresh Thyme, Harris Teeter, other

hummus products

Due to potential Listeria monocytogenes

Pita Pal Foods, LP

07/16/2019

Shirakiku

Fish cake products

Undeclared allergens, (Milk, Egg and Crustacean shellfish)

Wismettac Asian Foods, Inc.

07/15/2019

Due to Potential Contamination of Listeria monocytogenes

Fresh vegetable products

Due to Potential Contamination of Listeria monocytogenes

Growers Express

 

Warning Letters

Posted Date

Letter Issue Date

Company Name

Issuing Office

Subject

07/16/2019

05/07/2019

TSUKIJI MOTOHIKO CO., LTD.

Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition

Seafood HACCP/CGMP for Foods/Adulterated/Insanitary Conditions

07/16/2019

06/27/2019

Chukar Cherry Company Inc.

Division of Human and Animal Food Operations West VI

CGMP Regulation for Foods/Adulterated

07/16/2019

07/09/2019

Ceba-Tek, Inc.

Office of Human and Animal Food Operations Division IV East

CGMP/Dietary Supplement/Adulterated/Misbranded

 

FSIS

Notices

Number

Title

Date Issued

Expiration Date

22-19

Verification of Establishment Processes for Collecting Livestock Blood for Human Food

Jul 16, 2019

Aug 01, 2020

 

AMS

USDA Removes Eight Fruit and Vegetable Standards from the Code of Federal Regulations

 

@FrankYiannasFDA

  • ·       Looking forward to giving a regulatory update next week with Dr Mindy Brashears (@mbrashears) from USDA. A New Era of Smarter Food Safety is dawning. Attend this session to learn more. #smarterfoodsafety
  • ·       OUTBREAK ALERT: E. coli linked to Ground Bison from Northfork Bison Distributions.
  • ·       #FDA and @CDCgov analyzed traceback and epi information to determine that ground bison supplied by Northfork Bison Distributions Inc. is the likely cause of the illnesses. Northfork Bison Distributions Inc. is voluntarily recalling its ground bison, produced between 2/22–4/30/19.

@FDAfood


July 18, 2019

FDA

Recalls

Date

Brand

Product Description

Reason/Problem

Company

07/17/2019

Northfork Bison Distributions Inc

Bison Burgers & Bison Ground

Has the potential to be contaminated with E. coli: O121 and O103

Northfork Bison Distributions Inc

 

USDA

USDA Awards $5.1 Million in Grants to Combat SNAP Recipient Fraud

 

FSIS

Recalls

Product Recalled

Date of Recall

Retail Distribution List

067-2019 Taylor Farms Illinois, Inc. Recalls Bacon Quiche Products due to Misbranding and Undeclared Allergens | En Español

Jun 09, 2019

Jul 16, 2019

066-2019 Tyson Foods, Inc. Recalls Ready-To-Eat Chicken Fritter Products due to Possible Foreign Matter Contamination | En Español

Jun 07, 2019

Jul 17, 2019

Notices

Number

Title

Date Issued

Expiration Date

24-19

FSIS Residue Sampling of Domestic Egg Products

Jul 18, 2019

Aug 01, 2020

 

AMS

USDA Announces Results of Soybean Request for Referendum

 

NIH

Workshop on Metabolic Interactions between Folic Acid Excess and Vitamin B12 Deficiency

 

 

@SecretarySonny

@DrAbernethyFDA

@FDAFood

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