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Laws and Regulations Committee Update - September 9 - 10, 2020

September 11, 2020 9:54 AM | Amy Bonsell (Administrator)

September 9, 2020

Federal Register

Agriculture Department

Notices

Innovative Technologies and Practices for the Agriculture Innovation Agenda

Filed on: 09/09/2020 at 8:45 am Scheduled Pub. Date: 09/10/2020

FR Document: 2020-20020 PDF 7 Pages (110 KB) Permalink

 

Environmental Protection Agency

Proposed Rules

Petition Filed for Residues of Pesticide Chemicals in or on Various Commodities (July 2020)

Filed on: 09/09/2020 at 8:45 am Scheduled Pub. Date: 09/10/2020

FR Document: 2020-18958 PDF 7 Pages (101 KB) Permalink

 

FDA

Virtual Town Hall Series - Immediately in Effect Guidance on Coronavirus (COVID-19) Diagnostic Tests

GRAS Notices

GRN No.

Substance

Date of Closure

FDA’s Letter

907

Wheat seed oil

Aug 21, 2020

FDA has no questions (in PDF)8 (593 kB)

884

Rice bran extract

Aug 19, 2020

FDA has no questions (in PDF)9 (518 kB)

Warning Letters

Posted Date

Issue Date

Company Name

Issuing Office

Subject

09/08/2020

08/25/2020

Nutritional Supplements Corporation Inc

Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition (CFSAN)

New Drug/Misbranded

09/08/2020

08/25/2020

Renewal Supplements LLC

Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition (CFSAN)

New Drug/Misbranded

09/08/2020

08/25/2020

Savvy Holistic Health dba Holistic Healthy Pet

Center for Veterinary Medicine

Unapproved New Animal Drug Products

09/08/2020

08/26/2020

Hampshire Labs, Inc.

Division of Human and Animal Food Operations West I

New Drug/Misbranded

 

FSIS

Notices

Number

Title

Date Issued

Expiration Date

43-20

USDA Material Management Service Center End of Fiscal Year Supplies Inventory and Reconciliation Closure

Sep 08, 2020

Sep 01, 2021

42-20

Changes to Exploratory Poultry Sampling Programs

Sep 04, 2020

Sep 01, 2021

 

AMS

USDA Cites Hunter Bros. Inc. in Pennsylvania for PACA Violations

USDA Announces $6.5 Million to Strengthen Markets for U.S. Agricultural Products

USDA Announces Dates for the South Texas Onion Continuance Referendum

 

@FrankYiannasFDA

 

@FDA_ORA

  • ·       Join the “Fight Bac” campaign to reduce the risk of #FoodborneIllnesses and educate yourself on the proper way to clean, separate, cook and chill your foods! LEARN MORE: https://go.usa.gov/xf6FA #FoodSafety
  • ·       Ever wonder, "Do imported cosmetics have to meet the same requirements as those produced in the U.S.?" We thought you might & we've got answers to your questions: https://go.usa.gov/xPqaV
  • ·       #ICYMI: The Food Additives Amendment was passed on 9/6/58. This amendment required that food additives, including preservatives, emulsifiers, & other functional additives, be subject to premarket testing. LEARN MORE: http://bit.ly/2O5F891 #FDAHistory

 

@FDAfood

  • ·       Using frozen foods can be an easy way to cut down meal prep times. FDA’s new infographic has tips on how to handle frozen food items safely. https://go.usa.gov/xfHBa #FoodSafety

September 10, 2020

Federal Register

Agricultural Marketing Service

Proposed Rules

Wheat Flour Foods Promotion, Research, and Information Order

Filed on: 09/10/2020 at 8:45 am Scheduled Pub. Date: 09/11/2020

FR Document: 2020-15861 PDF 113 Pages (295 KB) Permalink

 

FDA

FDA's Food and Cosmetics Information Center Answers Your Questions

 

HHS

Trump Administration Takes Action to Expand Access to COVID-19 Vaccines

 

FSIS

USDA Modernizes Egg Products Inspection

Docket No. FSIS-2005-0015 (Advance copy of the Egg Products Inspection Final Rule submitted to the Federal Register)

Notices

Number

Title

Date Issued

Expiration Date

44-20

Cut-Off Dates for Fiscal Year 2021 Purchases

Sep 09, 2020

Sep 01, 2021

43-20

USDA Material Management Service Center End of Fiscal Year Supplies Inventory and Reconciliation Closure

Sep 08, 2020

Sep 01, 2021

 

USDA

USDA Supports U.S. Seafood Industry Impacted by Retaliatory Tariffs

 

OMB

AGENCY: USDA-FSIS

RIN: 0583-ZA15

Status: Concluded

TITLE: FSIS Import Guidance

STAGE: Proposed Rule

ECONOMICALLY SIGNIFICANT: No

RECEIVED DATE: 06/09/2020

LEGAL DEADLINE: None  

** COMPLETED: 09/09/2020

COMPLETED ACTION: Consistent with Change

 

@FrankYiannasFDA

 

@US_FDA

 

@FDAanimalhealth

  • ·       #FoodSafety is important to humans and pets! Pet food can sometimes carry harmful germs that can make you and your pet sick. Always wash your hands before and after handling pet food.  Read more tips on safely handling pet food here: https://go.usa.gov/xGB8D


 


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