Laws and Regulations Committee Update – March 15 – 16, 2021

March 15, 2021

Federal Register

Agriculture Department

Notices

Request for Comments:

Executive Order on Tackling the Climate Crisis at Home and Abroad

Filed on: 03/15/2021 at 8:45 am Scheduled Pub. Date: 03/16/2021

FR Document: 2021-05287  PDF 4 Pages (69.9 KB)  Permalink

Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service

Notices

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

National Animal Health Monitoring System; On-Farm Monitoring of Antimicrobial Use and Resistance in U.S. Broiler Production Study

Filed on: 03/15/2021 at 8:45 am Scheduled Pub. Date: 03/16/2021

FR Document: 2021-05360  PDF 5 Pages (96.4 KB)  Permalink

Food and Drug Administration

Notices

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

  • Current Good Manufacturing Practice, Hazard Analysis, and Risk-Based Preventive Controls for Human and Animal Food

Filed on: 03/15/2021 at 8:45 am Scheduled Pub. Date: 03/16/2021

FR Document: 2021-05332  PDF 8 Pages (80.8 KB) Permalink

  • Food and Cosmetic Export Certificate Application Process

Filed on: 03/15/2021 at 8:45 am Scheduled Pub. Date: 03/16/2021

FR Document: 2021-05369  PDF 7 Pages (108 KB) Permalink

  • Survey on the Occurrence of Foodborne Illness Risk Factors in Selected Retail and Foodservice Facility Types

Filed on: 03/15/2021 at 8:45 am Scheduled Pub. Date: 03/16/2021

FR Document: 2021-05325  PDF 13 Pages (121 KB)  Permalink

FDA

Allergy Alert Issued for Undeclared Tree Nuts in Mislabeled Cranberry Biscotti at Six Whole Foods Market Stores

Recalls

DateBrand Name(s)Product DescriptionProduct TypeRecall Reason DescriptionCompany Name
03/12/2021Whole Foods MarketCranberry BiscottiFood & BeveragesUndeclared tree nuts (pistachio)Whole Foods

FSIS

FSIS Issues Public Health Alert for Chicken Soup Product Due to Misbranding

  • [Note: Product contains and declares wheat as an ingredient but includes “gluten free” claim on the top label]

Constituent Update – March 12, 2021

  • Tips for a Faster Label Approval Process
  • FSIS Posts Updated Dataset on Import Refusals
  • FSIS to Host Eastern Laboratory Open House as Part of the Laboratory Open House Series
  • Policy Update for FSIS Notice 10-21
  • Export Requirements Update for New Zealand

AMS

USDA Cites JLD Inc. d/b/a North Country Wholesale in New Hampshire for PACA Violations

Twitter

@US_FDA

@FDA_ORA

March 16, 2021

Federal Register

The Federal Register has not updated yet today.

FDA

Warning Letters

Posted DateIssue DateCompany NameIssuing OfficeSubject
03/15/202103/12/2021Ravenscroft Apothecary, Inc. DBA Ravenscroft EscentialsCenter for Drug Evaluation and ResearchUnapproved and Misbranded Products Related to Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

APHIS

APHIS Proposes to Revise Requirements for Importing Sand Pear Fruit from the Republic of Korea into the United States

USDA

Statement by Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack on the Nomination of Janie Simms Hipp to Serve as USDA General Counsel

Twitter

@SecVilsack

  • Very positive discussion with German Agriculture Minister Julia Klöckner touching on many shared commitments, including climate, rural economic health, nutrition and food security, supporting youth in agriculture, and the importance of a global trading system free of barriers.
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