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Laws and Regulations Committee Update - August 19 - 21, 2019

August 23, 2019 9:39 AM | Amy Bonsell (Administrator)

August 19, 2019

Federal Register

Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service

Notices

Environmental Assessments; Availability, etc.:

Release of Sericothrips staphylinus for Biological Control of Gorse

Filed on: 08/19/2019 at 8:45 am Scheduled Pub. Date: 08/20/2019

FR Document: 2019-17809 PDF 4 Pages (98.8 KB) Permalink

 

Environmental Protection Agency

Rules

Significant New Use Rules:

Certain Chemical Substances

Filed on: 08/19/2019 at 8:45 am Scheduled Pub. Date: 08/20/2019

FR Document: 2019-16099 PDF 135 Pages (639 KB) Permalink

  • ·       Starch, polymer with 2-propenoic acid, potassium salt, oxidized for use as a soil amendment for field crops and a compound to be used in preparation of advanced seed coatings

 

FDA

Recalls

Date

Brand

Product Description

Product Type

Reason/Problem

Company

08/16/2019

Chef Toby

Pig ears

Food & Beverages,

Potential to be contaminated with Salmonella

Dog Goods USA LLC

 

FSIS

Quarterly Enforcement Report for USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service (Apr 1 - Jun 30, 2019)

Aug 16, 2019 | PDF

  • FSIS Adjusts Regulations Regarding Non-Human Food Production
  • FSIS Retail Deli Lm Pilot Project Update
  • FSIS Posts Individual Category Status and Aggregate Results for Poultry Carcasses, Chicken Parts, and Comminuted Poultry Tested for Salmonella

 

CVM

FDA Announces Availability of Guidance to Evaluate Metabolism and Residue Kinetics of Veterinary Drugs in Food-Producing Aquatic Species

 

AMS

USDA Salmon Products Purchase Program Announced

 

@FDAfood

  • ·       [*retweet @PAHealthDept*] The @GovernorTomWolf Administration, as well as local and federal agencies, are investigating multiple instances of product tampering involving health + beauty products, over-the-counter medication + food products, centered in Cumberland County. Info → http://bit.ly/2H9mQBR

@FDAanimalhealth

  • ·       FDA announced today the availability of a final guidance to assist industry in evaluating the metabolism and residue kinetics of veterinary drugs in food-producing aquatic species
  • ·       The guidance was developed by the International Cooperation on Harmonisation of Technical Requirements for Registration of Veterinary Medicinal Products, a trilateral program aimed at harmonizing technical requirements for veterinary products in the EU, Japan & the U.S.

@FDA_ORA

  • ·       Food irradiation is a technology that improves the safety and extends the shelf life of foods by reducing or eliminating microorganisms and insects. The FDA is responsible for regulating the sources of radiation that are used to irradiate food. MORE: https://go.usa.gov/xydk3
  • ·       I am Connie Lucero, an import specialist in #FDAORA. Conducting audits is part of my job to ensure information provided to FDA about imports are correct, accurate & that products are not left out during declaration. LEARN MORE: https://go.usa.gov/xyzSj  #IAmORA.

August 20, 2019

Federal Register

Environmental Protection Agency

Rules

Tolerance Exemption:

C1-C4 Linear and Branched Chain Alkyl D-Glucitol Dianhydro Alkyl Ethers

Filed on: 08/20/2019 at 8:45 am Scheduled Pub. Date: 08/21/2019

FR Document: 2019-17993 PDF 24 Pages (652 KB) Permalink

 

Notices

Cancellation Order for Certain Pesticide Registrations and Amendments to Terminate Uses

Filed on: 08/20/2019 at 8:45 am Scheduled Pub. Date: 08/21/2019

FR Document: 2019-17992 PDF 19 Pages (222 KB) Permalink

 

FDA

Enforcement Actions

Record Date

FEI Number

Company

Record Type

State

Establishment Type

Publish Date

02/08/2019

3000204829

Topway Enterprises

483

Texas

Manufacturer

08/19/2019

 

USDA

Secretary Perdue Statement on Newly Appointed FNCS Leadership

 

AMS

USDA Issues Packers and Stockyards Complaint Against Petaluma Livestock Auction Yard, Inc. and Manuel A. Brazil

USDA Dried Plums Purchase Program Announced

USDA Raisin Purchase Program Announced

 

@FDAfood

  • ·       New #science is driving updates to the #Fish & Fishery Products Hazards & Controls Guidance! The Guidance assists in developing and reviewing Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HAACP) plans. https://go.usa.gov/xVYmx

August 21, 2019

Federal Register

Environmental Protection Agency

Rules

Tolerance Exemption:

Lipochitooligosaccharide (LCO) MOR116

Filed on: 08/21/2019 at 8:45 am Scheduled Pub. Date: 08/22/2019

FR Document: 2019-17994 PDF 9 Pages (320 KB) Permalink

 

FDA

Warning Letters

Posted Date

Letter Issue Date

Company

Issuing Office

Subject

Response Letter

08/20/2019

07/22/2019

Almark Foods Inc

Division of Human and Animal Food Operations East III

Food/Prepared Packed or Held Under Insanitary Conditions/Adulterated

08/20/2019

08/20/2019

07/30/2019

Burren Smokehouse Ltd.

Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition

Seafood HACCP/CGMP for Foods/Adulterated/Insanitary Conditions

 

 

USDA

Washing Raw Poultry: Our Science, Your Choice

 

FSIS

Petitions

FSIS's letter in support of a petition submitted by National Bison Association requesting that FSIS amend 9 CFR 412.2 to allow for the generic approval of labels of products that receive voluntary FSIS inspection (e.g., exotic species under 9 CFR part 352).

Recalls

Product Recalled

Date of Recall

085-2019 Tip Top Poultry, Inc. Recalls Fully Cooked Poultry Products due to Possible Listeria Contamination

Aug 20, 2019

Notices

Number

Title

Date Issued

Expiration Date

26-19

FSIS Sampling for Labeling Claims Verification

Aug 20, 2019

Sep 01, 2020

 

AMS

USDA Issues Packers and Stockyards Complaint Against Great Lakes Cattle Marketing Company LLC and Gary Labor

USDA Settles Packers and Stockyards Case Against Chaudhry Meat Company, d.b.a. Chaudhry Halal Meats

 

@CDCgov



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