Laws and Regulations Committee Update – August 30, 2019

Federal Register

Food and Nutrition Service


Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations:

Revisions to the Administrative Match Requirement

Filed on: 08/30/2019 at 8:45 am Scheduled Pub. Date: 09/03/2019

FR Document: 2019-18815 PDF 20 Pages (234 KB) Permalink



DateBrandProduct DescriptionProduct TypeReason/ProblemCompany
08/29/2019BalquisSpiceFood & Beverages, Spices, Flavors &  SaltsExcessive levels of leadMakzemo LLC
08/29/2019The Milk Lady’s, Peaceful Baby, and Diges-TeaTeaFood & Beverages, Coffee/TeaPotential to be contaminated with SalmonellaMountain Mel’s Essential Goods, LLC


USDA Names Members and Alternates to the National Peanut Board

USDA Announces Appointments to the National Honey Board


FDA Publishes Assessment of Compliance with Veterinary Feed Directive Final Rule


  • FDA & @CDCgov report 16 new cases of salmonella infections linked to pig ear pet treats and continue to advise consumers to avoid all these treats & for retailers to stop selling them. As the investigation continues, we will provide updates on our website


  • I am Connie Lucero, an investigator at #FDAORA for the past 11 years. As a new hire, I assisted during a Salmonella outbreak & was able to interpret/explain the lab results, leading the firm to accept the findings & recall the product. MORE:  #IAmORA