Federal Register Update – December 19 – 21, 2022

December 19, 2022

Federal Register

Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service

Notices

Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposals, Submissions, and Approvals: Veterinary Services Field Operations Services Customer Service Survey Project

Filed on: 12/19/2022 at 8:45 am

Scheduled Pub. Date: 12/20/2022

FR Document: 2022-27555  PDF 4 Pages (101 KB)  Permalink

Federal Trade Commission

Proposed Rules

Guides for the Use of Environmental Marketing Claims

Filed on: 12/19/2022 at 8:45 am

Scheduled Pub. Date: 12/20/2022

FR Document: 2022-27558  PDF 15 Pages (142 KB)  Permalink

Food Safety and Inspection Service

Rules

Uniform Compliance Date for Food Labeling Regulations

Filed on: 12/19/2022 at 8:45 am

Scheduled Pub. Date: 12/20/2022

FR Document: 2022-27413  PDF 9 Pages (128 KB)  Permalink

FDA

FDA Roundup: December 16, 2022

Recalls

DateBrandDescriptionProduct TypeRecall ReasonCompany
12/16/2022Top of the RockiesAlfalfa CubesAnimal & Veterinary, Livestock FeedPotential to be contaminated with Clostridium botulinumManzanola Feeds
12/16/2022HEB TEXAS PETSHEB TEXAS PETS Indoor Complete Dry Cat FoodFood & BeveragesPotential Salmonella contaminationTFP Nutrition

FSIS

Constituent Update – December 16, 2022

USDA

Joint Statement from Secretary Vilsack and Ambassador Tai after Meeting with Mexican Government Officials

APHIS

APHIS Issues Regulatory Status Review Responses: ZeaKal, Inc., Soybean and Suntory Flowers Limited Chrysanthemum

December 20, 2022

Federal Register

Food and Drug Administration

Rules

Guidance: Best Practices for Convening a Generally Recognized as Safe Panel

Filed on: 12/20/2022 at 8:45 am

Scheduled Pub. Date: 12/21/2022

FR Document: 2022-27714  PDF 8 Pages (82.5 KB)  Permalink

Notices

Permits; Applications, Issuances, etc.: Canned Tuna Deviating from Identity Standard; Amendment of Temporary Marketing Permit

Filed on: 12/20/2022 at 8:45 am

Scheduled Pub. Date: 12/21/2022

FR Document: 2022-27710  PDF 2 Pages (58.4 KB)  Permalink

DOJ

District Court Orders Oklahoma Drug Compounder to Comply with Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act

Twitter

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  • @US_FDA’s Voluntary Qualified Importer Program, #VQIP, will start accepting FY24 applications through the portal on January 1, 2023. The benefits of VQIP include expedited review and importation of FDA-regulated human and/or animal food.

December 21, 2022

Federal Register

Environmental Protection Agency

Rules

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

Iron Oxide (Fe3O4) in Pesticide Formulations Applied to Animals

Filed on: 12/21/2022 at 8:45 am

Scheduled Pub. Date: 12/22/2022

FR Document: 2022-27869  PDF 12 Pages (122 KB)  Permalink

Simazine

Filed on: 12/21/2022 at 8:45 am

Scheduled Pub. Date: 12/22/2022

FR Document: 2022-27715  PDF 22 Pages (144 KB)  Permalink

Food and Drug Administration

Notices

Tracking Network for PETNet, LivestockNet, and SampleNet

Filed on: 12/21/2022 at 8:45 am

Scheduled Pub. Date: 12/22/2022

FR Document: 2022-27825  PDF 6 Pages (106 KB)  Permalink

FDA

Office of Digital Transformation’s New Focus on Technology Leadership

FDA Roundup: December 20, 2022

FDA Issues Final Guidance on Best Practices for Convening a GRAS Panel

Guidance for Industry: Best Practices for Convening a GRAS Panel

Falcon Import and Export, LLC Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Milk & Wheat in Mixed Alsultan Branded Baklava, and Undeclared Cashews, Pistachios, & Almonds in Alsultan Branded Betefour

Warning Letters

Posted DateIssue DateCompanyIssuing OfficeSubject
12/20/202211/21/2022Nature’s Way Farms, LLCDivision of Southwest ImportsForeign Supplier Verification Program (FSVP)
12/20/202211/30/2022CHS Inc./CHS River PlainsDivision of Human and Animal Food Operations West ICGMP/Medicated Feeds/Adulterated
12/20/202211/01/2022Del Valle Import Corp.Division of Northeast ImportsForeign Supplier Verification Program (FSVP)
12/20/202208/25/2022Sree Nidhi CorpCenter for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition (CFSAN)Foreign Supplier Verification Program (FSVP)
12/20/202211/08/2022Dollar Tree, Inc.Office of Human and Animal Food Operations – West Division 3Interstate Commerce/Food/Adulterated

OMB

AGENCY: USDA-FSISRIN: 0583-ZA21Status: Pending Review
TITLE:Salmonella in Certain Not-Ready-To-Eat Stuffed Chicken Products
STAGE: NoticeECONOMICALLY SIGNIFICANT: No
RECEIVED DATE: 12/19/2022LEGAL DEADLINE: None  

USDA

USDA Invests $9.5M to Develop New Bioproducts from Agricultural Commodities

APHIS

Request for Information: Identifying Ambiguities, Gaps, and Uncertainties in the Coordinated Framework for the Regulation of Biotechnology

AMS

USDA Settles a Packers and Stockyards Case with Ashton Hall

USDA Settles Packers and Stockyards Case with Jackman Florida Wagyu Beef LLC and Justin Ashley Jackman

USDA Settles a Packers and Stockyards Case with Lowell Livestock LLC.

USDA Restricts PACA Violator in Oregon from Operating in the Produce Industry

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