Federal Register Update — April 15-16, 2024

April 15, 2024

Consumer Product Safety Commission

Proposed Rules

Safety Standard for Bassinets and Cradles

Filed on: 04/15/2024 at 8:45 am

Scheduled Pub. Date: 04/16/2024

FR Document: 2024-07706  PDF 98 Pages (3.71 MB) Permalink

Food Safety and Inspection Service


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

Animal Disposition Reporting

Filed on: 04/15/2024 at 8:45 am

Scheduled Pub. Date: 04/16/2024

FR Document: 2024-07996 PDF 7 Pages (131 KB)  Permalink

Consumer Complaint Monitoring System

Filed on: 04/15/2024 at 8:45 am

Scheduled Pub. Date: 04/16/2024

FR Document: 2024-07998 PDF 7 Pages (112 KB) Permalink


April 12, 2024 – FDA Roundup: April 12, 2024


Posted DateIssue DateCompanyIssuing OfficeSubject
04/13/2024Nutrena Country FeedsMeat bird 22% Crumble (RV)Animal & Veterinary, Animal FeedNon-inclusion of Vitamin D
04/12/2024King KullenBroccoli CutletsFood & Beverages, AllergensUndeclared Sesame & Wheat
04/12/2024Roly Poly BakeryMultigrain BreadFood & Beverages, Allergens, Bakery Product/MixUndeclared Egg
04/12/2024Feel Good FoodsCream Cheese Stuffed Mini BagelsFood & BeveragesPotential or Undeclared Allergen – Gluten


Constituent Update – April 12, 2024

Marler Blog

CDC Notes – Babies and Backyard Chickens don’t mix

CDC – Listeria Outbreak linked to Cheese over after 26 hospitalized with 2 dead since 2014



  • Join @FDAfood for a virtual public meeting on 4/24 to explore leveraging data & tech to enhance food safety. Share your thoughts about what activities FDA should prioritize under the New Era of Smarter Food Safety! Learn more: https://ow.ly/Y6i650RcsOJ

April 16, 2024

Federal Register

Agricultural Marketing Service


Hearings, Meetings, Proceedings, etc.: Grain Inspection Advisory Committee

Filed on: 04/16/2024 at 8:45 am

Scheduled Pub. Date: 04/17/2024

FR Document: 2024-08137  PDF 3 Pages (85.5 KB)  Permalink


Reflections on Travel to Europe – Part One


AGENCY: USDA-FNSRIN: 0584-AF01Status: Concluded
TITLE: Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program: Program Purpose and Work Requirement Provisions of the Fiscal Responsibility Act of 2023Section 3(f)(1) Significant: Yes
STAGE: Proposed RuleEconomically Significant: No
** COMPLETED: 04/15/2024COMPLETED ACTION: Consistent with Change

USDA Sets Dates for Pecan Research and Promotion Program Referendum

USDA Publishes Kansas State University Cattle Contracts Library Pilot Program Assessment Report

Pre-Solicitation Announcement for Purchase of Meat and Fish Products



  • Last week, Under Secretary Dr. Emilio Esteban gave remarks at the National Turkey Federation’s Technical and Regulatory Committee Meeting. He highlighted the @USDA’s support of small and midsized producers and focused on FSIS’ work to reduce foodborne illness from Salmonella in poultry products.  He also covered FSIS’ collaboration with @USDA_ARS on studies to prevent, detect and quantify Salmonella in turkeys, as well as other important regulatory updates. USDA is committed to supporting small and midsized meat and poultry processers. FSIS prioritizes listening and communicating with producers on how we can best assist these organizations to grow and expand their businesses while meeting regulatory requirements.