Federal Register Update — April 19-20, 2023

April 19, 2023

Agriculture Department


Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposals, Submissions, and Approvals

Review of Major Changes in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program

Filed on: 04/19/2023 at 8:45 am

Scheduled Pub. Date: 04/20/2023

FR Document: 2023-08334  PDF 2 Pages (88.4 KB)  Permalink

Consumer Product Safety Commission

Proposed Rules

Safety Standard for Portable Generators

Filed on: 04/19/2023 at 8:45 am

Scheduled Pub. Date: 04/20/2023

FR Document: 2023-07870  PDF 85 Pages (721 KB)  Permalink

Food and Drug Administration


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

Rapid Response Surveys

Filed on: 04/19/2023 at 8:45 am

Scheduled Pub. Date: 04/20/2023

FR Document: 2023-08297  PDF 6 Pages (117 KB)  Permalink


FDA Roundup: April 18, 2023


DateBrandDescriptionProduct TypeRecall ReasonCompany
04/18/2023Hy-VeePretzelsFood & BeveragesUndeclared MilkDakota Style Foods, Inc.
04/18/2023Washington Crab & Seafood CompanyCrab dip, cocktail sauce, coleslaw, crabcakeFood & Beverages, Allergens, Seafood/Seafood ProductUndeclared egg, fish, milk, soy and wheatWashington Crab & Seafood Company

Warning letters

Posted DateIssue DateCompanyIssuing OfficeSubject
04/18/202301/27/2023La Aldea Distributors IncDivision of Southwest ImportsForeign Supplier Verification Program (FSVP)
04/18/202304/06/2023SCS Direct, Inc.Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition (CFSAN)Dietary Supplement/Adulterated
04/18/202303/16/2023Biloxi Freezing & Processing, Inc.Division of Human and Animal Food Operations East VSeafood HACCP/CGMP for Foods/Adulterated/Insanitary Conditions
04/18/202304/04/2023ByPro Nutrition LLCDivision of Human and Animal Food Operations West IIUnapproved New Drugs/Misbranded


USDA Cites Island Fresh De Puerto Rico Inc. in Puerto Rico for PACA Violations


USDA Continues to Modernize, Innovate WIC Program to Improve Maternal, Child Health




  • At the Foreign Trade University in Vietnam, I shared the importance of building connections between governments, among tomorrow’s future leaders, and within academic communities to tackle the climate crisis and other challenges faced around the world.
  • Today, @USDANutrition announced a series of grant opportunities to improve the Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) experience for current participants and help mothers, babies, and young kids thrive. This measure represents @POTUS’ broader commitment to equity and ensuring nutrition security for generations to come. Learn more https://fns.usda.gov/news-item/fns-008.23



  • Join us and @SOToxicology for the colloquium, “The Evolving Science in Developmental Immunology and Immunotoxicity” May 4 webcast. Updates on emerging toxicological science, challenges to support hazard i.d. & risk evaluation in food & ingredient safety. https://toxicology.org/events/shm/fda/FDAColloquia-2023-May4.asp
  • Thanks to @SENASICA @COFEPRIS & others who made last week’s Produce Safety Summit in Guanajuato, Mexico, a success! We raised awareness about produce safety & FDA resources & discussed FDA’s latest thinking about ag water, traceability & foodborne illness prevention plans.

April 20, 2023

White House

Remarks by President Biden on his Vision for the Economy


FDA Releases New “Feed Your Mind” Education Materials on GMOs for Consumers


DateBrandDescriptionProduct TypeRecall ReasonCompany
04/19/2023JabsonsChick peas, Peanuts, Peanut Spread, Cashew NutsFood & Beverages, Allergens, Gravy/SaucesUndeclared milkJABSONS FOODS PVT LTD
04/19/2023Trong Foods InternationalMadras Curry Powder (CA RI NI AN DO “KIM TU THAP”)Food & Beverages, Allergens, Spices, Flavors &  SaltsUndeclared peanutsTrong Foods International


USDA Announces Funding Availability to Expand Meat and Poultry Processing Options for Underserved Producers and Tribal Communities

USDA Invests Over $46M in Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education