Laws and Regulations Committee Update – July 7 – 8, 2022

July 7, 2022

Federal Register

Food and Drug Administration

Notices

Guidance:

Hazard Analysis and Risk-Based Preventive Controls for Food for Animals

Filed on: 07/06/2022 at 8:45 am

Schedule Pub. Date: 07/08/2022

FR Document: 2022-14567 PDF 5 Pages (76.4 KB) Permalink

Agricultural Marketing Service

Proposed Rules

Continuance Referendum:

Onions Grown in South Texas

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

Scheduled Pub. Date: 07/08/2022

FR Document: 2022-14574  PDF 4 Pages (90.8 KB)  Permalink

White House

President Biden Announces Fifteenth Operation Fly Formula Mission

President Biden Announces Fourteenth Operation Fly Formula Mission

FDA

FDA Infant Formula Update: July 6, 2022

FDA Developing New Framework for Continued, Expanded Access to Infant Formula Options for U.S. Parents and Caregivers

Gastrointestinal Illness – French Lentil & Leek Crumbles (June 2022)

FDA Shares Results on PFAS Testing in Seafood

PFAS in Seafood Survey July 2022 Sample Brand Information 

FDA Finalizes FSMA Guidance on Hazard Analysis and Preventive Controls for Animal Food

Recalls

DateBrandDescriptionProduct TypeRecall ReasonCompany
07/06/2022Primal Pet Foods Inc.Raw Frozen Primal Patties for Dogs Beef FormulaAnimal & Veterinary, Pet FoodPotential Listeria monocytogenesPrimal Pet Foods Inc.
07/06/2022Bumble Bee Foods, LLCSmoked ClamsFood & Beverages, ShellfishContains Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS)Bumble Bee Foods, LLC

FSIS

Continuous Development Initiative for All FSIS Employees

AMS

USDA Announces Washington State Local Food Purchase Assistance Cooperative Agreement

Twitter

@USDA

  • USDA is committed to “building back better,” and we’re staying the course to do what’s necessary to strengthen our local and regional food systems https://usda.exposure.co/transforming-the-us-food-system
  • USDA has already taken steps to support new and expanded regional processing capacity and address challenges in the middle of the supply chain, including underinvestment in workforce development and barriers to new entry into the sector. Learn more https://usda.exposure.co/transforming-t

@FDAfood

  • FDA shares testing results for per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in 81 seafood samples, most of which were imported.

@US_FDA

@SecVilsack

  • Producers, forest landowners, and rural communities are on the front lines of climate change. Under @POTUS’s leadership, @USDA has committed to advancing climate-smart agriculture and forestry policies to help communities and landowners build climate resilience.

July 8, 2022

Federal Register

Agricultural Marketing Service

Notices

Process for the Evaluation of Technology for Official Grain Inspection

Filed on: 07/08/2022 at 8:45 am

Scheduled Pub. Date: 07/11/2022

FR Document: 2022-14671  PDF 5 Pages (99.6 KB)  Permalink

Agriculture Department

Proposed Rules

Privacy Act Regulations

Filed on: 07/08/2022 at 8:45 am

Scheduled Pub. Date: 07/11/2022

FR Document: 2022-14707  PDF 7 Pages (103 KB) Permalink

Notices

Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposals, Submissions, and Approvals

Filed on: 07/08/2022 at 8:45 am

Scheduled Pub. Date: 07/11/2022

FR Document: 2022-14660  PDF 4 Pages (91.3 KB) Permalink

[Note: National Agricultural Statistics Service to conduct a survey of agricultural operations in Oklahoma]

Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service

Notices

Privacy Act; Systems of Records

Filed on: 07/08/2022 at 8:45 am

Scheduled Pub. Date: 07/11/2022

FR Document: 2022-14704  PDF 13 Pages (117 KB) Permalink

[Note: APHIS is proposing to add a new system of records, entitled USDA/APHIS-21, to maintain a record of activities conducted by the agency]

Food and Drug Administration

Proposed Rules

Filing of Food Additive Petition:

Environmental Defense Fund, Maricel Maffini, Breast Cancer Prevention Partners, et al.

Filed on: 07/08/2022 at 8:45 am

Scheduled Pub. Date: 07/11/2022

FR Document: 2022-14682  PDF 6 Pages (79.3 KB) Permalink

Food and Nutrition Service

Notices

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

Serving Supplementation Nutrition Assistance Program Applicants and Participants with Limited English Proficiency

Filed on: 07/08/2022 at 8:45 am

Scheduled Pub. Date: 07/11/2022

FR Document: 2022-14662  PDF 10 Pages (141 KB)  Permalink

FSIS

FSIS Issues Public Health Alert for Rendered Pork Fat Products Produced without the Benefit of Federal Inspection

APHIS

APHIS Invites U.S. Stakeholders to Comment on IPPC Standards and Documents

AMS

USDA Announces Oklahoma Signs Local Food Purchase Assistance Cooperative Agreement

FNS

USDA to Invest in Expanding SNAP Online Shopping