Laws and Regulations Committee Update – July 29 – August 2, 2022

July 29, 2022

Federal Register

Agriculture Department

Notices

Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposals, Submissions, and Approvals

Filed on: 07/29/2022 at 8:45 am

Scheduled Pub. Date: 08/01/2022

FR Document: 2022-16389  PDF 3 Pages (88.2 KB)  Permalink

[Note: USDA is seeking stakeholder feedback for the Socially Disadvantaged Farmers and Ranchers and Veteran Farmers and Rancher program]

FDA

Recalls

DateBrand Name(s)Product DescriptionProduct TypeRecall Reason DescriptionCompany Name
07/28/2022Milk chocolate covered blueberriesMilk chocolate covered blueberriesFood & Beverages, Allergens, Snack Food ItemUndeclared almondsWilbur’s of Maine Chocolate Confections

OMB

AGENCY: USDA-AMSRIN: 0581-AE06Status: Concluded
TITLE: Organic Livestock and Poultry Standards
STAGE: Proposed RuleECONOMICALLY SIGNIFICANT: Yes
RECEIVED DATE: 12/03/2021LEGAL DEADLINE: None  
** COMPLETED: 07/28/2022COMPLETED ACTION: Consistent with Change

USDA

USDA Extends Flexibility that’s Helping Manufacturers, States get Formula to WIC Families

FSIS

USDA and Oregon Sign Cooperative Agreement for State Meat Inspection Program

Danny’s Sub and Pizza Recalls Meat Pizza Products Produced Without Benefit of Inspection

APHIS

USDA Reminds Stakeholders to Submit PPA-7721 Suggestions by August 1, 2022, for the Plant Pest and Disease Management and Disaster Prevention Program

August 1, 2022

Federal Register

Agriculture Department

Notices

Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposals, Submissions, and Approvals

Filed on: 08/01/2022 at 8:45 am

Scheduled Pub. Date: 08/02/2022

FR Document: 2022-16532  PDF 3 Pages (86.8 KB) Permalink

[Note: concerns allocation of funds, program management, planning, and evaluation under Agricultural Trade Promotion Program]

Environmental Protection Agency

Proposed Rules

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

Implementing Registration Review Decisions for Certain Pesticides (Fiscal Year 22 Quarter 4)

Filed on: 08/01/2022 at 8:45 am

Scheduled Pub. Date: 08/02/2022

FR Document: 2022-16165  PDF 35 Pages (200 KB) Permalink

Food and Drug Administration

Notices

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

Procedures for the Safe Processing and Importing of Fish and Fishery Products

Filed on: 08/01/2022 at 8:45 am

Scheduled Pub. Date: 08/02/2022

FR Document: 2022-16534  PDF 7 Pages (110 KB) Permalink

FDA

FDA Roundup: July 29, 2022

FDA Infant Formula Update: July 29, 2022

Recalls

DateBrand Name(s)Product DescriptionProduct TypeRecall Reason DescriptionCompany Name
07/29/2022Lyons, Pirq, Glucerna, variousNutritional and beverage productsFood & Beverages, Foodborne Illness, Meal ReplacementsDue to the potential for microbial contamination, including Cronobacter sakazakiiLyons Magnus LLC

FSIS

Constituent Update – July 29, 2022

Conagra Brands, Inc., Recalls Frozen Beef Products Due to Misbranding and Undeclared Allergens

Rachael’s Food Corporation Recalls Ready-To-Eat Meat and Poultry Wrap Products Due to Possible Listeria Contamination

August 2, 2022

Federal Register

Food and Drug Administration

Rules

Food Additives Permitted in Feed and Drinking Water of Animals:

Fumonisin Esterase

Filed on: 08/02/2022 at 8:45 am

Scheduled Pub. Date: 08/03/2022

FR Document: 2022-16566  PDF 7 Pages (81.3 KB) Permalink

Food and Nutrition Service

Rules

Child Nutrition Programs:

Transitional Standards for Milk, Whole Grains, and Sodium; Correction

Filed on: 08/02/2022 at 8:45 am

Scheduled Pub. Date: 08/03/2022

FR Document: 2022-16466  PDF 4 Pages (97.8 KB)  Permalink

FDA

Policy Regarding N-acetyl-L-cysteine

FDA Releases Final Guidance on Enforcement Discretion for Certain NAC Products

Recalls

DateBrand Name(s)Product DescriptionProduct TypeRecall Reason DescriptionCompany Name
08/01/2022H-E-BCreamy Creations Light Mint Chocolate Chip Ice CreamFood & BeveragesUndeclared WheatH-E-B

USDA

USDA Announces Action to Declare Salmonella an Adulterant in Breaded Stuffed Raw Chicken Products

FSIS

USDA Announces Action to Declare Salmonella an Adulterant in Breaded Stuffed Raw Chicken Products

AMS

USDA Restricts PACA Violators in Connecticut and California From Operating in the Produce Industry

Twitter

@SecVilsack

  • Even one illness due to Salmonella is too many. That’s why @USDAFoodSafety is taking the bold step today of declaring Salmonella an adulterant in breaded and stuffed raw chicken products.
  • Today, @USDAFoodSafety is announcing it will be declaring Salmonella an adulterant in breaded and stuffed raw chicken products. This important step is the beginning of an broad initiative to reduce Salmonella illnesses.

@USDAFoodSafety

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