Laws and Regulations Committee Update – January 13 – 14, 2022

January 13, 2022


FDA Revokes the Standard of Identity for French Dressing



  • Our country has the most productive, innovative, and creative agriculture producers in the world. That’s why we’ll continue to work extremely hard to break down barriers and expand access to trade to provide them the market opportunities they deserve.
  • As we continue to bolster the strength of U.S. agriculture products around the globe, it’s important for our farmers, ranchers, and producers to know that this administration will continue to reduce barriers for exports and enforce existing agreements we already have in place.



  • RT Office of the Chief Economist: The January World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates was just released…
  • We’re investing $9 million in new Cooperative Extension and USDA Climate Hubs partnerships to bolster climate research and connect and share climate-smart solutions directly with the agricultural community

January 14, 2022

Federal Register

Food and Drug Administration


New Method for the Analysis of Sulfites in Foods

Filed on: 01/14/2022 at 8:45 am

Scheduled Pub. Date: 01/18/2022

FR Document: 2022-00816  PDF 17 Pages (109 KB)  Permalink

White House

Statement from CEA Chair Cecilia Rouse on Producer Price Index


FDA 2021 Year in Review – Working for You

[Note: Closer to Zero, p. 4; FSMA p. 5; fraudulent claims, p. 7]


APHIS Seizes Nearly a Ton of Illegal Animal Products from China Found in New York City



  • RT @pfp_iss: @US_FDA‘s new public dashboard puts more info from the Reportable Food Registry into the hands of states + locals: It helps highlight when to issue health alerts, remove harmful foods from the marketplace, & further target sampling + enforcement efforts.
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