Laws and Regulations Committee Update – August 22-23, 2019

FDA

Recalls

DateBrandProduct DescriptionProduct TypeReason/ProblemCompany
08/21/2019AWERSGrained Salmon CaviarFood & Beverages,Potential Clostridium botulinum contaminationAWERS, Inc.

FSIS

Notices

NumberTitleDate IssuedExpiration Date
27-19Changes to Verification and Exploratory Poultry Sampling ProgramsAug 22, 2019Sep 01, 2020

AMS

USDA Issues Packers and Stockyards Complaint and Notice of Hearing Against 7 S Packing, LLC, d.b.a. Texas Packing Company

California Firm Posts $300,000 Employment Bond

California Firm Posts $35,000 Surety Bond to Obtain PACA License

USDA Settles a Packers and Stockyards Case Against Coleman Livestock Auction Commission Co., Inc.

August 23, 2019

Federal Register

Food Safety and Inspection Service

Notices

Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposals, Submissions, and Approvals:

Import Inspection Application and Application for the Return of Exported Products to the United States

Filed on: 08/23/2019 at 8:45 am Scheduled Pub. Date: 08/26/2019

FR Document: 2019-18327 PDF 10 Pages (223 KB) Permalink

Environmental Protection Agency

Notices

Pesticide Reregistration Performance Measures and Goals; Annual Progress Report

Filed on: 08/23/2019 at 8:45 am Scheduled Pub. Date: 08/26/2019

FR Document: 2019-18302 PDF 4 Pages (84.1 KB) Permalink

FDA

Recalls

DateBrandProduct DescriptionProduct TypeReason/ProblemCompany
08/22/2019Whole Foods MarketIced Sugar CookiesFood & Beverages, Bakery Product/MixUndeclared EggWhole Foods Market Stores

USDA

Secretary Perdue Statement on New Draft Suspension Agreement on Fresh Tomatoes from Mexico

OEHHA

2019 Symposium on Synthetic Food Dyes

  • OEHHA is sponsoring a scientific symposium to discuss the potential neurobehavioral effects in children of synthetic food dyes, to take place September 19 and 20, 2019

@FDA_ORA

  • I am Connie Lucero, an import specialist in #FDAORA. Conducting audits is part of my job to ensure information provided to FDA about imports are correct, accurate & that products are not left out during declaration. LEARN MORE: https://go.usa.gov/xyzSj  #IAmORA.

@FrankYiannasFDA

  • As consumers increasingly shift to purchasing groceries online & have them delivered to their homes, safe food packaging approaches expected to benefit from innovation & validation. #smarterfoodsafety https://www.foodbusinessnews.net/articles/14211-e-commerce-driving-packaging-innovations

@FDAfood

  • #REMINDER: FDA has issued draft guidance on the addition of the word “salt” to potassium chloride’s ingredient name on packaged foods. The public comment period is open until September 17, 2019. https://go.usa.gov/xV48E