Federal Register Update — March 18-19, 2024

March 18, 2024


Harnessing the Potential of Artificial Intelligence

March 15, 2024 – FDA Roundup: March 15, 2024

GRAS Notices

GRN No.SubstanceDate of ClosureFDA Response
1156Algal oil (≥35% docosahexaenoic acid) from Schizochytrium sp. FJRK-SCH3Feb 8, 2024At the notifier’s request, FDA ceased to evaluate this notice (in PDF) (204 kB)
  1162Fungal oil (≥38% arachidonic acid (ARA)) from Mortierella alpina FJRK-MA01Feb 8, 2024At the notifier’s request, FDA ceased to evaluate this notice (in PDF) (236 kB)


Constituent Update – March 15, 2024


Biden-Harris Administration announces $145M from Investing in America agenda to help landowners access climate markets


USDA Asks Residents to Look for Invasive Egg Masses

Marler Blog

Marler Clark retained to investigate death linked to NetCost Market Listeria Outbreak

Warning issued due to Norovirus in Oysters




March 19, 2024

Federal Register

Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service


Addition of Black Stem Rust-Resistant Barberry Plant Varieties to Regulated Articles List

Filed on: 03/19/2024 at 8:45 am

Scheduled Pub. Date: 03/20/2024

FR Document: 2024-05807 PDF 5 Pages (135 KB) Permalink



DateBrandDescriptionProduct TypeRecall ReasonCompany
03/18/2024Door Country LoveDark Chocolate Cherry GranolaFood & BeveragesMay contain undeclared almondsKick Ash Products, LLC
03/18/2024Trader Joe’s50% Less Salt Roasted & Salted Whole CashewsFood & BeveragesPotential to be contaminated with Salmonella.Wenders LLC


Voluntary Labeling of FSIS-Regulated Products with U.S.-Origin Claims


USDA Lifts PACA Reparation Sanctions on Texas Produce Business

USDA Restricts PACA Violators in Georgia from Operating in the Produce Industry




  • @US_FDA held two Produce Safety Summits and one On Farm Readiness Review for the produce industry last week in Lima, and Trujillo, Peru. The summits welcomed over 300 actively engaged participants, who requested more of these helpful activities in Peru.


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