Laws and Regulations Committee Update – June 21 – 24, 2022

June 21, 2022

Federal Register

Agricultural Marketing Service

Proposed Rules

Almonds Grown in California:

Modification of Marketing Order

Filed on: 06/21/2022 at 8:45 am

Scheduled Pub. Date: 06/22/2022

FR Document: 2022-13311 PDF  3 Pages (86.7 KB)  Permalink

Agriculture Department

Notices

Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposals, Submissions, and Approvals

Filed on: 06/21/2022 at 8:45 am

Scheduled Pub. Date: 06/22/2022

FR Document: 2022-13304  PDF 3 Pages (88.5 KB)  Permalink

[Note: requires corporate applicants for USDA programs to make representations concerning qualifying tax delinquencies or felony convictions]

Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service

Notices

Pest Risk Analysis for the Importation of Fresh Baby Kiwi Fruit from France into the Continental United States

Filed on: 06/21/2022 at 8:45 am

Scheduled Pub. Date: 06/22/2022

FR Document: 2022-13317  PDF 3 Pages (88.5 KB)  Permalink

Environmental Protection Agency

Proposed Rules

Pesticide Petitions:

Residues of Pesticide Chemicals in or on Various Commodities May 2022

Filed on: 06/21/2022 at 8:45 am

Scheduled Pub. Date: 06/22/2022

FR Document: 2022-13291  PDF 6 Pages (120 KB) Permalink

FDA

FDA Infant Formula Update: June 17, 2022

FDA Roundup: June 17, 2022

Recalls

DateBrandDescriptionProduct TypeRecall ReasonCompany
06/18/2022FreshpetFreshpet Select Fresh From the Kitchen Home Cooked Chicken RecipeFood & BeveragesPotential Salmonella contaminationFreshpet Inc.

FOIA Records

Company NameRecord DateFEI NumberRecord TypeStateEstablishment TypePublish Date
Abbott Nutritions09/18/20181815692Establishment Inspection Report (EIR)MichiganInfant Formula Manufacturer06/17/2022
Abbott Nutritions09/24/20211815692Establishment Inspection Report (EIR)MichiganInfant Formula Manufacturer06/17/2022
Abbott Nutritions09/24/20191815692Establishment Inspection Report (EIR)MichiganInfant Formula Manufacturer06/17/2022

FSIS

Constituent Update – June 17, 2022

HHS

Operation Fly Formula Flight Arrives in Louisville, Kentucky and Columbus, Ohio

USDA

USDA Announces Assistance for On-Farm Food Safety Expenses for Specialty Crop Growers

Statement from Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack Recognizing National Pollinator Week

AMS

APHIS’ Plant Protection and Quarantine Postpones Policy Update to Import Earthworms into the United States Until October

USDA Awards $80 Million, Makes Another $22.9 Million Available to Support Dairy Initiatives

June 22, 2022

Federal Register
Agricultural Marketing Service
Notices
Meetings:
National Organic Standards Board
Filed on: 06/22/2022 at 8:45 am
Scheduled Pub. Date:06/23/2022
FR Document: 2022-13427 PDF 3 Pages (85.1 KB) Permalink

Requests for Nominations:
Department of Agriculture Grain Inspection Advisory Committee
Filed on: 06/22/2022 at 8:45 am
Scheduled Pub. Date:06/23/2022
FR Document:2022-13441 PDF 3 Pages (87.3 KB) Permalink

FDA
FDA Roundup: June 21, 2022
FDA Oversight of Food Covered by Systems Recognition Arrangements

Recalls
Date Brand Description Product Type Recall Reason Company
06/21/2022 Deskins Candies
Several Candies Food & Beverages, Foodborne Illness, Peanut Butter Potential Salmonella Contamination Deskins Candies

OMB
AGENCY: HHS-FDA RIN: 0910-ZB20
Status: Pending Review

TITLE: Conducting Remote Regulatory Assessments, Questions and Answers, Draft Guidance for Industry
STAGE: Notice ECONOMICALLY SIGNIFICANT: No
** RECEIVED DATE: 06/21/2022
LEGAL DEADLINE: None

HHS
13 Operation Fly Formula Flights Scheduled for Week of June 20

Twitter
@SecVilsack
• Great to meet with @roblarew and leadership from @NFUDC. We talked about the steps @USDA is taking to increase competition in the meat and fertilizer industry and ensure farmers get a fair price for their goods.

June 24, 2022

Federal Register

Food and Nutrition Service

Proposed Rules

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program:

Revision of Civil Rights Data Collection Methods

Filed on: 06/24/2022 at 8:45 am

Scheduled Pub. Date: 06/27/2022

FR Document: 2022-13058  PDF 10 Pages (117 KB)  Permalink

White House

President Biden Announces Key Regional Appointments for USDA

FDA

Recalls

DateBrandDescriptionProduct TypeRecall ReasonCompany
06/23/2022Daily HarvestFrench Lentil + Leek CrumblesFood & Beverages, Foodborne Illness, Vegetable Protein ProductGastrointestinal illness and potential liver function issuesDaily Harvest

USDA

USDA Announces Additional Farm Service Agency and Rural Development State Directors

AMS

USDA Reaches Consent Decision Against Clinton Livestock Auction LLC and its owners, Jack and Sandra Berry

USDA, Ohio Sign Local Food Purchase Assistance Cooperative Agreement to Support Underserved Producers and Communities

USDA Settles a Packers and Stockyards Case Against Nevada Livestock Marketing LLC

USDA Issues a Default Decision Against Joe John Garcia, dba Isleta Feed Livestock for Alleged Violations of the Packers and Stockyards Act

GAO

Priority Open Recommendations: Department of Agriculture

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