Federal Register Update — February 1-2, 2023

February 1, 2023


FDA Proposes Redesign of Human Foods Program to Enhance Coordinated Prevention and Response Activities

FDA Roundup: January 31, 2023


DateBrandDescriptionProduct TypeRecall ReasonCompany
01/31/2023Brooklyn Bean3 Flavors of Peanut Butter and/or Hot Cocoa PodsFood & BeveragesUndeclared peanutsTwo Rivers Coffee

Warning Letters

Posted DateIssue DateCompanyIssuing OfficeSubject
01/31/202301/24/2023Adept Life Science, LLCDivision of Human and Animal Food Operations East IVCGMP/Dietary Supplement/Misbranded
01/31/202306/01/2022S&S Quality Wholesale Inc.Division of Southwest ImportsForeign Supplier Verification Program (FSVP)
01/31/202301/30/2023Dr. Green Mom, LLCCenter for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition (CFSAN)Finished Pharmaceuticals/Unapproved New Drug/Misbranded
01/31/202301/30/2023Organic Heirloom PlantsCenter for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition (CFSAN)Finished Pharmaceuticals/Unapproved New Drug/Misbranded
01/31/202301/30/2023Noble Elements, LLCCenter for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition (CFSAN)Finished Pharmaceuticals/Unapproved New Drug/Misbranded
01/31/202301/30/2023Old Tiles Wallpaper, LLC DBA Old Tiles DecorCenter for Drug Evaluation and Research | CDERFinished Pharmaceuticals/Unapproved New Drug/Misbranded


Conagra Brands Recalls Canned Meat and Poultry Products Due to Possible Packaging Defect


USDA Continues Laying Foundation for More and Better Markets with Launch of Pilot Cattle Contracts Library


USDA Settles a Packers and Stockyards Case with Cabritos Garza Corporation

USDA Settles Packers and Stockyards Cases Against ZMDR LLC, d/b/a Republic Foods for Packers and Stockyards Act Violations



  • Don’t miss @US_FDA’s Closer to Zero pre-conference presentation on our work helping to protect growing children from the potential adverse health effects associated with exposure to arsenic, lead, cadmium, and mercury from foods.


  • Today I’m announcing the Cattle Contracts Library Pilot Program, which will provide producers with real-time market information so they can make the best, most well-informed decisions for their operations. ½
  • With this announcement, we are living up to our commitment to build a more level playing field for cattle producers and a more balanced agricultural economy. 2/2



February 2, 2023



DateBrandDescriptionProduct TypeRecall ReasonCompany
02/01/2023Back to NatureFudge Mint CookiesFood & BeveragesUndeclared peanutsB & G Foods, Inc.


FSIS Issues Public Health Alert for Ready-To-Eat Meat Snack Products Containing FDA-Regulated Wafers that Have Been Recalled Due to Misbranding and an Undeclared Allergen


AGENCY: USDA-FSISRIN: 0583-AD87Status: Concluded
TITLE: Voluntary Labeling of Products With “Product of USA” and Similar Statements
** COMPLETED: 02/01/2023COMPLETED ACTION: Consistent with Change
AGENCY: HHS-FDARIN: 0910-ZB46Status: Concluded
TITLE: Protein Efficiency Ratio Rat Bioassay Studies To Demonstrate That a New Infant Formula Supports the Quality Factor of Sufficient Biological Quality of Protein; Draft Guidance for Industry
** COMPLETED: 02/01/2023COMPLETED ACTION: Consistent with Change


APHIS Seeks Comment on Draft Pest Risk Assessment for the Importation of Fresh Coconut from Viet Nam





  • Yesterday, @USDA announced the Cattle Contracts Library Pilot Program, which empowers cattle producers to negotiate better terms, monitor pricing practices, and ultimately take better advantage of market opportunities and improve their bottom line.
  • I was happy to join @POTUS at a meeting of his Competition Council today. At @USDA, we are making investments that increase competition in the meat and poultry processing sector, create more market opportunities, and lead to fairer prices for farmers and consumers alike.


  • Join us LIVE on Friday, Feb. 3, 2023, at 12 PM ET for a virtual roundtable where @SecVilsack will announce major steps USDA is taking to support and enhance the health of America’s children through nutritious school meals ➡️ https://usda.gov/live


  • Announcing an MOU between @EPAresearch and @FDAfood to facilitate communication and coordination to foster common practices in human health assessments and harmonize methods for hazard assessment. MOU 225-22-024 | FDA