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Laws and Regulations Committee Update - November 20, 2020

November 20, 2020 9:31 AM | Amy Bonsell (Administrator)

November 20, 2020

Federal Register

Agricultural Marketing Service

Notices

Standards for Lentils

Filed on: 11/20/2020 at 8:45 am Scheduled Pub. Date: 11/23/2020

FR Document:2020-25809 PDF 2 Pages (95.3 KB) Permalink

 

Food and Drug Administration

Notices

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

Foods Derived From New Plant Varieties

Filed on: 11/20/2020 at 8:45 am Scheduled Pub. Date: 11/23/2020

FR Document: 2020-25752 PDF 7 Pages (75.2 KB) Permalink

 

FDA

Status Update: 2020 Leafy Greens STC Action Plan

FDA, California Agricultural Stakeholders Launch Multi-Year Study to Enhance Food Safety

FDA Partners with the California Department of Food and Agriculture, Western Center for Food Safety, and California Agricultural Stakeholders to Enhance Food Safety

Warning Letters

Posted Date

Issue Date

Company Name

Issuing Office

Subject

11/19/2020

11/18/2020

Pro Breath MD, LLC dba Dentist Select and OraCare

Center for Drug Evaluation and Research | CDER

Unapproved and Misbranded Products Related to Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

 

AMS

USDA Implements Changes to the Requirements for Tart Cherries

USDA Reaches a Consent Decision and Suspension with Michael Austin Hand for Packers and Stockyards Act Violations

USDA Settles a Packers and Stockyards Case Against Victoria Livestock & Poultry Market LLC

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

USDA Restricts PACA Violators in California, Maryland and North Carolina from Operating in the Produce Industry

USDA Settles a Packers and Stockyards Case Against Algona Livestock LLC

 

GAO

Global Food Security: Information on Spending and Types of Assistance Provided by the United States and Other Donors

 

@FrankYiannasFDA

  • We've just released a status update on the 2020 Leafy Greens STEC Action Plan. Learn how FDA will continue to advance work in three areas: prevention, response and addressing knowledge gaps. https://go.usa.gov/x7pAh
  • FDA has partnered with Calif. agricultural stakeholders to launch a multi-year study. The CA longitudinal study will improve food safety through enhanced understanding of the ecology of human pathogens that may cause foodborne outbreaks like E. coli. https://go.usa.gov/x7pHX

 

@FDAfood

  • @US_FDA is announcing the launch of a multi-year study to improve food safety through enhanced understanding of the ecology of human pathogens in the environment that may cause foodborne illness outbreaks. https://go.usa.gov/x7pMk
  • Partners in this study: @CDFAnews, @ucdavis Western Center for Food Safety (WCFS), and representatives from various agriculture industries, including members of the leafy greens industry.
  • [RT @foodsafetynews]: Federal officials say they will provide weekly updates on some foodborne outbreaks as soon as investigations begin, therefore keeping a transparency promise. @FrankYiannasFDA @US_FDA
  • When grocery shopping, buying just 1 to 2 weeks worth of groceries at a time can help to prevent unnecessary demand & temporary food shortages during the #COVID19 pandemic. Find more tips on how to safely grocery shop from the @US_FDA website. https://go.usa.gov/xvvyk


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