Federal Register Update — June 1-2, 2023

June 1, 2023

Food and Drug Administration



Action Level for Inorganic Arsenic in Apple Juice

Filed on: 06/01/2023 at 8:45 am

Scheduled Pub. Date: 06/02/2023

FR Document: 2023-11769  PDF 6 Pages (107 KB)  Permalink


FDA Update on PFAS Activities


DateBrandDescriptionProduct TypeRecall ReasonCompany
05/31/2023Tillamook Waffle Cone Swirl Ice CreamIce CreamFood & Beverages, Allergens, Ice Cream/Frozen DairyUndeclared wheat and soyTillamook County Creamery Association
05/31/2023OnYumsOnYum Onion Flavored RingsFood & Beverages, Allergens, Snack Food ItemUndeclared WheatRudolph Foods

FDA Dockets

  • FDA-2023-P-2178 – Citizen Petition from Bongards Creameries, Requests that the FDA amend 21 CFR Part 133.169 and related standards of identity linked to part 133.169 to allow the use of Natamycin as a mold inhibitor in addition to already approved mold inhibitors, such as sorbic and propionic acids


APHIS Announces Funding for Tribal Partners Supporting Farm Bill Animal Disease Preparedness and Response Activities

APHIS Seeks Comment on Draft Pest Risk Assessment for the Importation of Fresh Hass Avocado from Kenya

APHIS Core Message Set Announces Release of Cut Flower Name Validation List

APHIS Establishes a Quarantine for Box Tree Moth (Cydalima perspectalis) in Michigan


USDA Farmers Market Opens for 26th Market Season

AMS Announces June 2023 Dates for Cattle Industry Listening Sessions on the Cattle Contracts Library Pilot Program





  • Today, @US_FDA provides updates on our activities to better understand #PFAS in the general food supply including, recent testing results, progress on seafood related work, and advances in testing methods. FDA Update on PFAS Activities | FDA
  • Dr. Mayne, as you depart CFSAN your staff sends a huge THANK YOU! Over your 8+years tenure we have appreciated your leadership, patience, persistence, and steadfast commitment to public health. May your retirement be filled with continued success, bike rides, and relaxation.

June 2, 2023

Federal Register

Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau

Proposed Rules

Consideration of Updates to Trade Practice Regulations

Filed on: 06/01/2023 at 4:15 pm

Scheduled Pub. Date: 06/05/2023

FR Document: 2023-12047  PDF 4 Pages (98.1 KB)  Permalink

Agriculture Department


Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposals, Submissions, and Approvals

Importation of Live Fish, Fertilized Eggs, and Gametes From Tilapia Lake Virus-Susceptible Species

Filed on: 06/02/2023 at 8:45 am

Scheduled Pub. Date: 06/05/2023

FR Document: 2023-11885  PDF 2 Pages (90.4 KB)  Permalink


FDA Issues Final Guidance to Industry on Action Level for Inorganic Arsenic in Apple Juice

GRAS Notices

GRN No.SubstanceDate of ClosureFDA Response
1067Lacto-N-neotetraoseApr 4, 2023FDA has no questions (in PDF) (306 kB)
10756′-sialyllactose sodium saltMar 22, 2023FDA has no questions (in PDF) (286 kB)
1056β-lactoglobulin produced by Komagataella phaffii strain “yRMK-66”Feb 15, 2023FDA Has No Questions (in PDF) (291 KB)
1076Galacto-oligosaccharidesMar 2, 2023FDA has no questions (in PDF) (245 kB)


E.N.A. Meat Packing Inc. Recalls Frozen, Raw Lamb Products Imported Without Benefit of Import Reinspection

Availability of FSIS Guideline for Controlling Salmonella in Swine Slaughter and Pork Processing Establishments


AGENCY: TREAS-TTBRIN: 1513-AC95Status: Concluded
TITLE: Ingredient Labeling of Distilled Spirits, Wines, and Malt BeveragesSection 3(f)(1) Significant: No
STAGE: PreruleEconomically Significant: No
** COMPLETED: 06/01/2023COMPLETED ACTION: Consistent without Change


U.S. Baled Cotton Now Can Enter Bangladesh Without Fumigation on Arrival

APHIS’ Plant Protection and Quarantine Selects New Leader for Its Emergency and Domestic Programs

Addition of Gabon, Guinea, and Moldova to the List of Regions Affected With Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza


USDA Seeks Companies to Provide Food Commodities to Meet the Departments Demand in its Nutrition Assistance Programs