Laws and Regulations Committee Update – July 16 – 17, 2020

Federal Register

July 16, 2020

Food and Drug Administration



Science Advisory Board to the National Center for Toxicological Research Advisory Committee

Filed on: 07/16/2020 at 8:45 am Scheduled Pub. Date: 07/17/2020

FR Document: 2020-15524 PDF 4 Pages (85.4 KB) Permalink



  • –          APHIS Announces 2020 Open Period for Farm Bill Funding Opportunities Supporting Animal Disease Preparedness and Response Activities




  • ·       RT: @afdonews: The ultimate goal is to bend the curve of foodborne illness in this country by reducing the number of illnesses.” @US_FDA #AFDO


  • ·       Yesterday, @USDAForeignAg  reported a contract for a 1.8 million MT sale of U.S. corn, valued at about $390 million. This would be the largest-EVER single sale of U.S. corn to China and the fourth-largest in the history of our country!


  • ·       RT @MyPlate: It’s pasta salad season! For a healthier twist, try whole wheat pasta, add in extra veggies, or try both!
  • ·       Retail food stores, restaurants, and food pick-up/delivery services– check out our infographic for tips on how to safeguard workers & consumers during the #COVID19 pandemic
  • ·       Farmers markets can be a treat for fresh fruits/veggies! Are you making salads with fresh ingredients? If so, remember to wash your produce! It’s one of the best strategies for #FoodSafety. LEARN MORE in this #FDAConsumerUpdate


  • ·       “There is not enough proof that taking multivitamin & mineral supplements or single vitamins or minerals can prevent #cancer. This includes: Vitamin B6. Vitamin B12. Vitamin E. Vitamin C. Beta carotene. Folic acid. Selenium. Vitamin D.

July 17, 2020

Federal Register

Environmental Protection Agency


Pesticide Tolerances:


Filed on: 07/17/2020 at 8:45 am Scheduled Pub. Date: 07/20/2020

FR Document: 2020-14394  PDF  12 Pages (115 KB)  Permalink


Filed on: 07/17/2020 at 8:45 am Scheduled Pub. Date: 07/20/2020

FR Document: 2020-14395 PDF 11 Pages (108 KB) Permalink

Tolerance Exemption:

Magnesium sulfate

Filed on: 07/17/2020 at 8:45 am Scheduled Pub. Date: 07/20/2020

FR Document: 2020-14401 PDF 14 Pages (114 KB) Permalink



DateBrandProduct DescriptionTypeReason/ProblemCompany
07/16/2020Happy ColonShortbread Cookie & Chocolate Chip CookieFood & Beverages, Snack Food ItemUndeclared MilkHappy Colon Foods, LLC


USDA Seeks Suggestions for Fiscal Year 2021 Plant Protection Act Section 7721 and National Clean Plant Network Program Projects


FNS Blog: USDA Ensures Food, Funding during Pandemic

USDA Meals to You Partnership Delivers Nearly 30 Million Meals

White House

President Donald J. Trump’s Historic Deregulatory Actions Are Creating Greater Opportunity and Prosperity for All Americans

Remarks by President Trump on Rolling Back Regulations to Help All Americans