Federal Register Update — August 18, 2023

Agricultural Marketing Service


Marketing Order: Walnuts Grown in California

Filed on: 08/18/2023 at 8:45 am

Scheduled Pub. Date: 08/21/2023

FR Document: 2023-17753  PDF 23 Pages (135 KB)  Permalink

Environmental Protection Agency


Pesticide Tolerance; Exemptions, Petitions, Revocations, etc.:

Implementing Registration Review Decisions for Certain Pesticides; Aluminum tris (O-ethylphosphonate), Carbon disulfide, et al.; Technical Correction

Filed on: 08/18/2023 at 8:45 am

Scheduled Pub. Date: 08/21/2023

FR Document: 2023-17800  PDF 5 Pages (117 KB)  Permalink


Filed on: 08/18/2023 at 8:45 am

Scheduled Pub. Date: 08/21/2023

FR Document: 2023-17431  PDF 12 Pages (121 KB)  Permalink


GRAS Notices

GRN No.SubstanceDate of ClosureFDA Response
1042Menaquinone-7 derived from a specific strain of Bacillus subtilis nattoApr 3, 2023At the notifier’s request, FDA ceased to evaluate this notice (in PDF) (188 kB)

Statement by Secretary Vilsack Regarding USMCA Dispute Settlement Panel Request on Mexico’s Agricultural Biotechnology Measures


USDA Announces Proposal to Strengthen Enforcement of the Horse Protection Act


USDA Warns Food Purchase Programs Vendors of Fraudulent Phishing Emails Imitating Bid Solicitations



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