Laws and Regulations Committee Update –June 27 – 28, 2022

June 27, 2022

Federal Register

Agriculture Department

Notices

Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposals, Submissions, and Approvals

Filed on: 06/27/2022 at 8:45 am

Scheduled Pub. Date: 06/28/2022

FR Document: 2022-13722  PDF 5 Pages (92.2 KB)  Permalink

[Note: concerning uniform grant applications for non-entitlement discretionary grants]

White House

Background Press Call by a Senior Administration Official on President Biden’s Second Day in Germany

[Note: discusses impact of Russian sanctions on the supply chain]

Bills Signed: S. 2089 and ​S. 2938

[Note: Keep Kids Fed Act signed into law]

Memorandum on the Partnership for Global Infrastructure and Investment

FDA

FDA Roundup: June 24, 2022

FDA Recognizes JANAAC as an Accreditation Body Under FSMA- Accredited Third Party Certification Program

Recalls

DateBrandDescriptionProduct TypeRecall ReasonCompany
06/24/2022Panera at HomeSouthwest Corn ChowderFood & BeveragesUndeclared wheat allergenBlount Fine Foods

FSIS

Constituent Update – June 24, 2022

FSIS Issues Public Health Alert for Ineligible Siluriformes Products Imported from Korea

OMB

AGENCY: HHS-FDARIN: 0910-ZB21Status: Concluded
TITLE:Drug Supply Chain Security Act Standards for the Interoperable Exchange of Information for Tracing of Certain Human, Finished, Prescription Drugs; Draft Guidance for Industry; Availability
STAGE: NoticeECONOMICALLY SIGNIFICANT: No
RECEIVED DATE: 06/21/2022LEGAL DEADLINE: None  
** COMPLETED: 06/24/2022COMPLETED ACTION: Consistent without Change

USDA

Statement from Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack on Passage of Keep Kids Fed Act

USDA Announces Next Steps in Biden-Harris Administration Initiative to Increase the Benefits of Federal Investments Going to Underserved Communities

June 28, 2022

Federal Register

Agricultural Marketing Service

Rules

Handling of Spearmint Oil Produced in the Far West:

Salable Quantities and Allotment Percentages for the 2022-2023 Marketing Year; Marketing Order

Filed on: 06/28/2022 at 8:45 am

Scheduled Pub. Date: 06/29/2022

FR Document: 2022-13446  PDF 22 Pages (127 KB)  Permalink

White House

FACT SHEET: President Biden and G7 Leaders Announce Further Efforts to Counter Putin’s Attack on Food Security

Proclamation on Increasing Duties on Certain Articles from the Russian Federation

FDA

FDA Infant Formula Update: June 27, 2022

FDA Announces Animal Biotechnology Webinar on Low-Risk Intentional Genomic Alterations in Animals for Food Use

USDA

USDA Launches Feds Feed Families 2022 to Help Fight Food and Nutrition Insecurity

FSIS

Mandatory Training on the Employee Role in the USDA Enterprise Performance Management Application System

AMS

USDA Announces Louisiana Signs Local Food Purchase Assistance Cooperative Agreement

HHS

Two Operation Fly Formula Flights Scheduled for Week of June 27

Twitter

@US_FDA

  • FDA & @CBP have updated messaging on entry filing for “De Minimis” shipments (those valued at $800 or less) via cargo systems messaging service. LEARN MORE: https://bit.ly/3yhtLDI
  • The FDA will continue to dedicate all available resources to help ensure that safe and nutritious infant formula products remain available for use in the U.S. and will keep the public informed of progress updates.
  • About 696K cans of formula produced by Bellamy’s Organic (Australia) will be imported. That amounts to about 1.4M pounds, or about 21M full-size, 8-ounce bottles. The products are expected to be available immediately and over the next several months.
  • We are exercising enforcement discretion for the importation of Bellamy’s Organic Organic Infant Formula Step 1 & Organic Follow-On Formula Step 2 following the review of information provided pertaining to nutritional adequacy and safety. https://fda.gov/news-events/press-announcements/fda-infant-formula-update-june-27-2022.

@SecVilsack

  • Pleased to join #WSJFood to discuss the need for continued cooperation to ensure global food security as we face the challenges of Putin’s war on Ukraine and climate change. U.S. producers are a reliable source of food for global markets and are uniquely positioned to help.
  • Earlier this month, we announced plans to transform the food system as part of @POTUS’s American Rescue Plan. A transformed food system is key to increasing the resiliency of our nation as we face big and unprecedented challenges.
  • I spoke at @SelectUSA’s Investment Summit this morning to share how @USDA and @CommerceGov are working to reinvigorate our economy. There is no better way to build back better than to invest in businesses that support agriculture, commerce, renewable energy and our food system.

@FDAanimalhealth

  • Today @FDAanimalHealth announced a new webinar to share a case study of our recent review of genome-edited beef cattle under the agency’s risk-based review process for Intentional Genomic Alterations (IGAs) in animals that may pose low risk. https://go.usa.gov/xJsJt
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