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Laws and Regulations Committee Update - November 16 - 18, 2020

November 20, 2020 8:15 AM | Amy Bonsell (Administrator)

November 16, 2020 

Federal Register

Agriculture Department

Notices

Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposals, Submissions, and Approvals

-          Filed on: 11/16/2020 at 8:45 am Scheduled Pub. Date: 11/17/2020

FR Document: 2020-25294 PDF 3 Pages (74.6 KB) Permalink

o   National Agriculture Statistics Service (NASS) is collecting information from federally and non-federally inspected slaughter plants that will be used to estimate total red meat production

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-          Filed on: 11/16/2020 at 8:45 am Scheduled Pub. Date: 11/17/2020

FR Document: 2020-25296 PDF 3 Pages (74.5 KB) Permalink

o   NASS Bee and Honey survey that will provide data needed to administer programs and set trade quotas and tariffs

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FDA

Recalls

Date

Brand

Description

Product Type

Recall Reason

Company

11/13/2020

Albright’s

Raw Dog Food Chicken Recipe for Dogs

Animal & Veterinary, Food & Beverages, Pet Food, Foodborne Illness

Potential to be contaminated with Salmonella

Albright’s Raw Dog Food

 

FSIS

FSIS Issues Public Health Alert for Chicken and Pork Tamales Containing FDA-Regulated Diced Tomatoes in Puree That Have Been Recalled Due to Possible Foreign Matter Contamination 

Constituent Update

Nov 13, 2020 | PDF

  • New HACCP Model Now Available
  • FSIS to Post Updated Dataset on Import Refusals
  • FSIS to Post Individual Category Status and Aggregate Results for Poultry Carcasses, Chicken Parts, and Comminuted Poultry Tested for Salmonella

 

@US_FDA

November 17, 2020

AMS

USDA Amends Tomato Marketing Order

 

GAO

Farm Programs: USDA Has Improved Its Completion of Eligibility Compliance Reviews, but Additional Oversight Is Needed


November 18, 2020

Federal Register

Agricultural Marketing Service

Rules

Tart Cherries Grown in the States of Michigan, New York, Pennsylvania, Oregon, Utah, Washington and Wisconsin:

Changes to Subcommittee Size and Addition of Term Limits

Filed on: 11/18/2020 at 8:45 am Scheduled Pub. Date: 11/19/2020

FR Document: 2020-24910 PDF 16 Pages (127 KB) Permalink

 

FDA

Update: FDA Authorizes First COVID-19 Test for Self-Testing at Home

Recalls

Date

Brand Name(s)

Description

Product Type

Recall Reason

Company

11/17/2020

Fresh Express

Fresh Express Kit Caesar Supreme

Food & Beverages, Foodborne Illness

Escherichia coli STEC 026 bacteria

Fresh Express

Warning Letters

Posted Date

Issue Date

Company

Issuing Office

Subject

11/17/2020

10/08/2020

WCS Trading, Inc.

Division of West Coast Imports

Foreign Supplier Verification Program (FSVP)

11/17/2020

10/28/2020

Ventura Foods LLC

Division of Human and Animal Food Operations East V

Food Labeling/Misbranded

11/17/2020

11/03/2020

World Candy Store LLC

Division of Southwest Imports

Foreign Supplier Verification Program (FSVP)

11/17/2020

11/04/2020

E&H Distributors LLC

Division of Southwest Imports

Foreign Supplier Verification Program (FSVP)

11/17/2020

11/05/2020

Quten Research Institute, LLC

Division of Human and Animal Food Operations East II

New Drug/Misbranded

11/17/2020

11/05/2020

Etai's Food, Inc.

Division of Human and Animal Food Operations West IV

CGMP/Food/Prepared, Packed or Held Under Insanitary Conditions/Adulterated

GRAS Notifications

GRN No.

Substance

Date of Closure

FDA’s Letter

899

Citric acid esters of mono- and diglycerides

Oct 30, 2020

FDA has no questions (in PDF)8 (624 kB)

900

Corn oil

Oct 30, 2020

FDA has no questions (in PDF)9 (540 kB)

 

HHS

HHS Launches First-of-its-Kind Regulatory Clean-Up Initiative Utilizing AI

 

AMS

USDA Webinar to Provide an Overview of the National Bioengineered Food Disclosure Standard

 

OMB

AGENCY: USDA-FNS

RIN: 0584-AE81

Status: Concluded

TITLE: Child Nutrition Programs: Flexibilities for Milk, Whole Grains, and Sodium Requirements

STAGE: Proposed Rule

ECONOMICALLY SIGNIFICANT: Yes

RECEIVED DATE: 10/26/2020

LEGAL DEADLINE: None  

** COMPLETED: 11/17/2020

COMPLETED ACTION: Consistent with Change

 

@FDAfood

 


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