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Laws and Regulations Committee Update - December 5 - 6, 2019

December 06, 2019 10:01 AM | Amy Bonsell (Administrator)

December 5, 2019

Federal Register

Agriculture Department

Notices

Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposals, Submissions, and Approvals

Filed on: 12/05/2019 at 8:45 am Scheduled Pub. Date: 12/06/2019

FR Document: 2019-26322 PDF 3 Pages (88.7 KB) Permalink

 

Food Safety and Inspection Service

Notices

2020 Rate Changes for the Basetime, Overtime, Holiday, and Laboratory Services Rates

Filed on: 12/05/2019 at 8:45 am Scheduled Pub. Date: 12/06/2019

FR Document: 2019-26326  PDF  10 Pages (140 KB)  Permalink

 

FDA

Warning Letters

Posted Date

Issue Date

Company

Issuing Office

Subject

12/03/2019

11/20/2019

D.A.Y. Farm

Office of Human and Animal Foods - West Division 1

PHS Act/Shell Egg Regulation/Adulterated

 

APHIS

USDA Proposes Updates to National Poultry Improvement Plan

 

AMS

USDA Files Action Against Hood River Juice Company Inc. in Oregon for Alleged PACA Violations

 

@FrankYiannasFDA

  • ·       UPDATE: FDA continues to warn against eating romaine lettuce from Salinas, California as we actively investigate the outbreak’s cause. We are analyzing samples collected at farms & combing through distribution records. Status update can be found here. https://go.usa.gov/xpEm4
  • ·       RT @Cottonaggie: New to FDA, not to #FoodSafety says Frank Yiannas, deputy commissionerfor Food Policy and Response ... has been asked to see what new technologies can advance the Food Safety issue #LetsTalkSolutions

@FDA_ORA

  • ·       #DYK that excessive vitamin D can cause harmful side effects for infants? Vitamin D supplements are recommended for some infants, especially those that are breast-fed, to help support healthy bone development. Check out FDA’s recommendations: https://go.usa.gov/xVS74

@FDAfood

December 6, 2019

Federal Register

Agricultural Marketing Service

Proposed Rules

Meetings:

National Organic Standards Board

Filed on: 12/06/2019 at 8:45 am Scheduled Pub. Date: 12/09/2019

FR Document:2019-26446 PDF 3 Pages (83.8 KB) Permalink

 

FDA

Recalls

Date

Brand

Product Description

Type

Reason/Problem

Company

12/05/2019

Nancy Adams

Dark Chocolate Graham Crackers

Food & Beverages, Allergens, Snack Food Item

Undeclared Milk

Nassau Candy Distributors

12/05/2019

Special Kitty

Wet, canned cat food

Animal & Veterinary, Target Animal – Safety, Pet Food

Products don’t meet the Company’s quality and safety standards

The J. M. Smucker Company

GRAS Notices

GRN No.

Substance

Date of Closure

FDA Letter

804

Pea protein

Nov 8, 2019

FDA has no questions (in PDF)8 (94 KB)

803

Pea protein

Nov 8, 2019

FDA has no questions (in PDF)9 (91 KB)

849

Inulin from artichoke

Oct 30, 2019

FDA has no questions (in PDF)10 (129 KB)

843

Algal oil (35% docosahexaenoic acid) from Schizochytrium sp. strain FCC-1324

Oct 18, 2019

FDA has no questions (in PDF)11 (85 KB)

844

Algal oil (55% docosahexaenoic acid) from Schizochytrium sp. strain FCC-3204

Oct 18, 2019

FDA has no questions (in PDF)12 (105 KB)

 

NTP

NTP Update - December 2019 now available

 

AMS

Webinar: Overview of The National Bioengineered Food Disclosure Standard Feb 2019

 

CSPI

Another Unsolved Lettuce Outbreak Highlights Need for Better Investigative Tools

 

@FrankYiannasFDA

@FDAFood

  • ·       RT @aicrtweets: Our FREE webinar with the @US_FDA is next month! Register now to learn more about the revised nutrition facts label and consumer education efforts: http://bit.ly/2QAszGl
  • ·       Call or email our trained public affairs specialists for answers to your food & #cosmetics related questions. From #foodsafety concerns to #vitamin ingredients to starting a food or cosmetics business.... we're here for you. https://go.usa.gov/xyMVf

 


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