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Laws and Regulations Committee Update - November 4 - 5, 2019

November 08, 2019 10:25 AM | Amy Bonsell (Administrator)

November 4, 2019

Federal Register

Food Safety and Inspection Service

Rules

Eligibility of Thailand to Export Siluriformes Fish and Fish Products to the United States

Filed on: 11/04/2019 at 8:45 am Scheduled Pub. Date: 11/05/2019

FR Document: 2019-24058 PDF 21 Pages (274 KB) Permalink

 

Eligibility of the People's Republic of China to Export Siluriformes Fish and Fish Products to the United States

Filed on: 11/04/2019 at 8:45 am Scheduled Pub. Date: 11/05/2019

FR Document: 2019-24055 PDF 21 Pages (171 KB) Permalink

 

Eligibility of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam to Export Siluriformes Fish and Fish Products to the United States

Filed on: 11/04/2019 at 8:45 am Scheduled Pub. Date: 11/05/2019

FR Document: 2019-24057 PDF 18 Pages (270 KB) Permalink

 

FDA

FDA Publishes Proposed Rule to Establish Laboratory Accreditation Program for Food Testing

Recalls

Date

Brand

Product Description

Product Type

Reason/Problem

Company

11/03/2019

Mann, various private brands

Various vegetable products

Food & Beverages,

Potential contamination with Listeria monocytogenes

Mann Packing Co., Inc.

11/01/2019

King Arthur Flour

Unbleached All-Purpose Flour

Food & Beverages,

E. coli O26

King Arthur Flour, Inc

 

FSIS

FSIS Issues Public Health Alert for Raw Pork Products Due to Misbranding and an Undeclared Allergen

Nov 01, 2019 | PDF

  • FSIS Announces Final Determinations of Equivalence for the Siluriformes Fish Inspection Systems of China, Thailand and Vietnam
  • FSIS Announces Final Rule on Eligibility of China to Export Poultry Products to the United States
  • New E-mail Address to Submit Petitions

 

AMS

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

 

OEHHA

Notice Of Extension Of The Public Comment Period For The Proposed Rulemaking For p‑Chloro-α,α,α-trifluorotoluene (PCBTF) Proposed Amendments To Sections 25705 No Significant Risk Level

  • ·       At the request of the American Coatings Association, OEHHA hereby extends the public comment period.  The comment period will now close on Tuesday, December 17, 2019.

 

@FDACommissioner

  • ·       It has been a privilege to serve as the Acting Commissioner since April. Working among so many passionate, talented and smart people at the FDA has been an experience I will cherish.
  • ·       As the process to confirm Dr. Hahn begins, I will return to @theNCI to resume my role as @NCIDirector. I am confident Dr. Hahn will provide strong leadership for the FDA.
  • ·       I want to thank Adm. Giroir for stepping into this role in the interim, and will do everything I can to make sure this transition period is seamless.
  • ·       I am tremendously proud to have been a part of the important work the agency is doing. I look forward to seeing the FDA continue to succeed and achieve the goals we’ve set forth to fulfill the mission of protecting and promoting the public health. – Dr. Ned Sharpless

@FrankYiannasFDA

@FDArecalls

  • ·       Mann Packing Co., Inc. Voluntarily Recalls Vegetable Products Sold in the United States and Canada Due to Potential Health Risks https://go.usa.gov/xp25v
  • ·       King Arthur Flour Updates Three Lot Codes of Voluntarily Recalled Unbleached All-Purpose Flour (5 lb.) https://go.usa.gov/xp4x8
  • ·       Wawona Frozen Food Voluntarily Recalls Frozen Raspberries Due to Possible Health Risk https://go.usa.gov/xpgMG

@US_FDA

  • ·       RECALL UPDATE: King Arthur Flour has updated three product lot codes that are now included in the voluntary recall for the potential presence of E. coli. Consumers should discard any affected products. https://go.usa.gov/xp44W

@FDA_ORA

November 5, 2019

Federal Register

Food and Drug Administration

Notices

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

Threshold of Regulation for Substances Used in Food-Contact Articles

Filed on: 11/05/2019 at 8:45 am Scheduled Pub. Date: 11/06/2019

FR Document: 2019-24230 PDF 4 Pages (86.2 KB) Permalink

 

Food and Nutrition Service

Notices

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

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program – Trafficking Controls and Fraud Investigations

Filed on: 11/05/2019 at 8:45 am Scheduled Pub. Date: 11/06/2019

FR Document: 2019-24097 PDF 7 Pages (155 KB) Permalink

 

Agricultural Marketing Service

Proposed Rules

Marketing Order:

Olives Grown in California

Filed on: 11/05/2019 at 8:45 am Scheduled Pub. Date: 11/06/2019

FR Document: 2019-24224 PDF 21 Pages (286 KB) Permalink

 

FDA

GRAS Notices

GRN No.

Substance

Date of Closure

FDA’s Letter

847

Lactobacillus plantarum ECGC 13110402

Sep 30, 2019

FDA has no questions (in PDF)9 (86 KB)

826

Dihydroquercetin

Sep 25, 2019

At the notifier's request, FDA ceased to evaluate this notice (in PDF)10 (35 KB)

 

FSIS

Recalls

Product Recalled

Date of Recall

Retail Distribution List

107-2019 Padrino Foods, LLC Recalls Beef Tamales Products due to Mislabeling

Nov 04, 2019

N/A (Class II Recall)

106-2019 Cay Thi Queentrees Food USA Recalls Poultry Products Produced Without Benefit of Import Inspection

Nov 04, 2019

 

 

AMS

USDA Revises Handling Requirements for Florida Tomatoes

USDA Extends Application Deadline for Milk Donation Reimbursement Program to December 6, 2019

 

@FrankYiannasFDA

@FDAMedia

  • ·       Mann Packing is voluntarily recalling vegetable products due to potential contamination with Listeria monocytogenes. Consumers should discard the affected product. https://go.usa.gov/xp2pe

 


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