Laws and Regulations Committee Update – January 10 – 12, 2022

January 10, 2022

Federal Register

Agriculture Department

Notices

Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposals, Submissions, and Approvals

Filed on: 01/10/2022 at 8:45 am Scheduled Pub. Date: 01/11/2022

FR Document: 2022-00293  PDF 3 Pages (79.1 KB)  Permalink

[Re: National poultry improvement plan]

Environmental Protection Agency

Rules

Pesticide Tolerance; Exemptions, Petitions, Revocations, etc.:

Acetic acid ethenyl ester, polymer with ethene, N-(hydroxymethyl)-2-propenamide, and 2-propenamide; (AM-E-NMA-VA)

Filed on: 01/10/2022 at 8:45 am Scheduled Pub. Date: 01/11/2022

FR Document: 2022-00312  PDF 11 Pages (123 KB)  Permalink

Trifloxystrobin

Filed on: 01/10/2022 at 8:45 am Scheduled Pub. Date: 01/11/2022

FR Document: 2022-00311  PDF 15 Pages (126 KB)  Permalink

U.S. Customs and Border Protection

Rules

Civil Monetary Penalty Inflation Adjustment

Filed on: 01/10/2022 at 8:45 am Scheduled Pub. Date: 01/11/2022

FR Document: 2022-00105  PDF 49 Pages (198 KB)  Permalink

FDA

FDA Roundup: January 7, 2022

Recalls

DateBrandDescriptionProduct TypeRecall ReasonCompany
01/07/2022Moor HerbsAngel Formula Infant formulaFood & BeveragesProduct did not meet specific nutrition and labeling requirements for infant formulaMoor Herbs
01/07/2022DoleSaladsFood & BeveragesDue to a possible health risk from Listeria monocytogenesDole Fresh Vegetables, Inc

GRAS Notices

GRN No.SubstanceDate of ClosureFDA Response
978Hydrolyzed aqueous olive pulp extractDec 10, 2021FDA has no questions (in PDF) (256 kB)

FSIS

Constituent Update – January 7, 2022

Abbyland Foods, Inc. Recalls Beef Stick Product Due to Misbranding and Undeclared Allergens

APHIS

APHIS Seeks Comment on Draft Pest Risk Assessment for the importation of dracaena (Dracaena spp.) for planting from Guatemala

APHIS Posts Investigative and Enforcement Services Annual Enforcement Data Reports

OEHHA

Meeting Synopsis from the Carcinogen Identification Committee Meeting Held on December 6, 2021

Public Comment Period and Workshop on the Draft Reference Exposure Levels for 1-Bromopropane

HHS NTP

Eight substances added to 15th Report on Carcinogens

[Note: Includes six haloacetic acids (HAAs) found as water disinfection byproducts that are reasonably anticipated to be a human carcinogen.]

January 11, 2022

FDA

FDA Announces Qualified Health Claim for Magnesium and Reduced Risk of High Blood Pressure

USDA

Secretary Vilsack and Ambassador Tai Announce New Agreement to Allow U.S. Pork, Products into India for First Time

AMS

USDA Announces 2022 Grain Fee Schedule

Pre-Solicitation Announcement for Section 32 Purchase of Fresh Table Grapes

Pre-Solicitation Announcement for Section 32 Purchase of Fresh Grapefruit

APHIS

APHIS Seeks Comment on A New Approach to International Seed Trade

Twitter

@USDA

  • @USDA strengthens key conservation programs to support climate smart ag, including expanding Conservation Incentive Contracts nationwide and launching new Cover Crop Initiative. https://go.usa.gov/xt4MA

@FDAFood

  • Dole has issued an additional #recall of packaged #salads that are potentially contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, which can cause illness. Do not eat, serve, or sell these products https://go.usa.gov/xtYuG.
  • The FDA, CDC, and other partners are currently working to determine if this strain of Listeria is related to any illnesses or the ongoing investigation of an outbreak of Listeria linked to other Dole products. Add’l info will be shared when available

January 12, 2022

Federal Register

Food and Drug Administration

Rules

French Dressing:

Revocation of a Standard of Identity

Filed on: 01/12/2022 at 8:45 am

Scheduled Pub. Date: 01/13/2022

FR Document: 2022-00494  PDF 14 Pages (111 KB)  Permalink

Notices

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

Manufactured Food Regulatory Program Standards

Filed on: 01/12/2022 at 8:45 am

Scheduled Pub. Date: 01/13/2022

FR Document: 2022-00559  PDF 6 Pages (105 KB)  Permalink

Registration of Food Facilities

Filed on: 01/12/2022 at 8:45 am

Scheduled Pub. Date: 01/13/2022

FR Document: 2022-00561  PDF 7 Pages (120 KB)  Permalink

FDA

FDA Roundup: January 11, 2022

Recalls

DateBrandDescriptionProduct TypeRecall ReasonCompany
01/11/2022Taste of InspirationsCream PuffsFood & BeveragesPossible presence of small metal fragements.Poppies International, Inc.

OMB

AGENCY: USDA-FSRIN: 0596-AD45Status: Pending Review
TITLE: Range Management–Excess Use/Unauthorized Use
STAGE: Final RuleECONOMICALLY SIGNIFICANT: No
** RECEIVED DATE: 01/11/2022LEGAL DEADLINE: None  

AMS

USDA Announces 2022 Grain Fee Schedule

Twitter

@US_FDA

  • Yesterday, FDA announced it does not intend to object to the use of qualified health claims regarding the consumption of magnesium & a reduced risk of high blood pressure, provided that the claims are appropriately worded to avoid misleading consumers.

@USDAFSIS

  • Sandra Eskin, USDA Deputy Under Secretary for Food Safety, spoke at the @AFDOnews 2022 Foodborne Illness Reduction via Healthy People 2030 Meeting on USDA’s approach toward reducing Salmonella in poultry.
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