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Laws and Regulations Committee Update - July 29 - July 30, 2019

August 02, 2019 9:54 AM | Amy Bonsell (Administrator)

July 29, 2019

Federal Register

Agricultural Marketing Service

Notices

Meetings: Grain Inspection Advisory Committee

Filed on: 07/29/2019 at 8:45 am

Scheduled Pub. Date: 07/30/2019

FR Document: 2019-16079  PDF

 

Food and Nutrition Service

Notices

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

Food Programs Reporting System

Filed on: 07/29/2019 at 8:45 am

Scheduled Pub. Date: 07/30/2019

FR Document: 2019-16178 PDF

 

FDA

Recalls

 

Date

Brand Name(s)

Product Description

Product Type

Recall Reason Description

Company Name

07/26/2019

The Cookie Dough Cafe

Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Bars

Food & Beverages,

Undeclared peanuts

Juju Bakes LLC dba The Cookie Dough Cafe

07/26/2019

Lennox

Pig ears

Animal & Veterinary,

Potential Salmonella contamination

Lennox Intl

 

CVM

FDA Approves Additional Indications for 35% PEROX-AID (hydrogen peroxide) for Use in Certain Finfish

 

FSIS

Recalls

 

Product Recalled

Date of Recall

080-2019 Premium Foods USA, Inc., Recalls Siluriformes Products Produced Without Benefit of Import Inspection

Jul 27, 2019

079-2019 Kent Quality Foods, Inc. Recalls Ready-To-Eat Sausage Products due to Possible Foreign Matter Contamination

Jul 26, 2019

 

Jul 26, 2019 | PDF

  • ·       FSIS Modifies its Sample Scheduling Procedure for Raw Poultry Products to Reduce the Number of Uncategorized Establishments
  • ·       Tips for Faster Label Approval Process
  • ·       FSIS Posts Individual Category Status and Aggregate Results for Poultry Carcasses, Chicken Parts, and Comminuted Poultry Tested for Salmonella

 

NTP

Peer Review of Draft NTP Technical Reports on the Prenatal Developmental Toxicity Studies of 
Tris(chloropropyl) Phosphate (TCPP), 4-Methylcyclohexanemethanol (MCHM), Vinpocetine, and Dimethylaminoethanol Bitartrate (DMAE)
 

 

@U.S. FDA

  • ·       Whether a product is a cosmetic or drug is determined by its intended use. Different laws apply to each. Firms sometimes violate the law by marketing a cosmetic w/ a drug claim or by marketing a drug as if it were a cosmetic. Learn how to protect yourself
  • ·       If an anti-aging cream or lotion claims to “treat or prevent varicose veins,” the product is a drug, not a cosmetic https://go.usa.gov/xy4qZ 

 

@FDA ORA

  • ·       The month of July = fish/seafood! #FDA “un-shells” shellfish (and fish) with a handy chart that compares the different types of fish & when it is safe to eat it. https://go.usa.gov/xmJ79 

 

@FDA FOOD

  • ·       #Seafood Lovers: If you smell sour, rancid, or fishy odors in raw or cooked seafood, DO NOT eat it. https://go.usa.gov/xmS9K 
  • ·       Williams Foods LLC Initiates a Voluntary Recall of Taco Seasoning Product Due to Possible Presence of Salmonella Contamination http://go.usa.gov/xys2y 
  • ·       Euphoria Fancy Food Inc. Issues Alert on Undeclared Sulfites in “tainy Vostoka Assorted Dry Fruits-Apple” http://go.usa.gov/xys2T 
  • ·       Pita Pal Foods, LP Recalls Various Hummus and Dips Due to Possible Health Risk http://go.usa.gov/xys2g 

 

@Frank Yiannis

July 30, 2019

Federal Register

Agricultural Marketing Service

Notices Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposals, Submissions, and Approvals: Transportation and Marketing Program

Filed on: 07/30/2019 at 8:45 am

Scheduled Pub. Date: 07/31/2019

FR Document: 2019-16273 PDF

 

Environmental Protection Agency

Registration Review Proposed Interim Decisions for Several Pesticides

Filed on: 07/30/2019 at 8:45 am

Scheduled Pub. Date: 07/31/2019

FR Document: 2019-16315 PDF

 

AMS

USDA Settles a Case with Rafter B Livestock, LLC

USDA Reaches a Consent Decision and Civil Penalty with Allen Thompson, Jr. and Chuck Thompson

USDA Lifts PACA Reparation Sanctions on Arizona Produce Business

 

 

@US FDA

  • ·       The Cookie Dough Cafe Issues Allergy Alert on “Chocolate Chip Chilled Gourmet Edible Cookie Dough Bar" Due to Possible Peanuts in Product http://go.usa.gov/xy6Rr
  • ·       The Lennox Intl Inc is Voluntary Recalling Natural Pig Ears on July 26, 2019 http://go.usa.gov/xy6Up

 

@FDA ORA

  • ·       As a member of the Cybercrime Investigation Unit, in #FDAORA Dan Burke gets to work with the most experienced and talented people in federal law enforcement and interact with amazing scientific minds in a combined effort to do good. LEARN MORE: https://go.usa.gov/xy24  #IAmORA


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