Laws and Regulations Committee Update – May 18 – 19, 2022

May 18, 2022

Federal Register

Agriculture Department

Notices

Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposals, Submissions, and Approvals

Filed on: 05/18/2022 at 8:45 am

Scheduled Pub. Date: 05/19/2022

FR Document: 2022-10766  PDF 3 Pages (88.8 KB)  Permalink

[Note: information collection for importation and transportation of sealed meat/poultry]

Consumer Product Safety Commission

Proposed Rules

Safety Standard:

Play Yards to Require a Minimum Thickness for Play Yard Mattresses, and to Standardize the Size of Play Yards and Play Yard Mattresses

Filed on: 05/18/2022 at 8:45 am

Scheduled Pub. Date: 05/19/2022

FR Document: 2022-10293  PDF5 Pages (113 KB)  Permalink

Environmental Protection Agency

Rules

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

Flonicamid

Filed on: 05/18/2022 at 8:45 am

Scheduled Pub. Date: 05/19/2022

FR Document: 2022-10785  PDF 14 Pages (123 KB)  Permalink

White House

Background Press Call by Senior Administration Officials on Actions to Expand Infant Formula

FDA

FDA Roundup: May 17, 2022

FDA Updates Protocol for the Development and Registration of Treatments for Preharvest Agricultural Water

GRAS Notices

GRN No.SubstanceDate of ClosureFDA Response
1041Dry whole milkMay 10, 2022FDA has no questions (in PDF) (2.0 MB)

Warning Letters:

Posted DateIssue DateCompanyIssuing OfficeSubject
05/17/202203/28/2022LECS USA Inc.Division of West Coast ImportsForeign Supplier Verification Program (FSVP)
05/17/202204/18/2022Fres Co, LLCDivision of Northeast ImportsForeign Supplier Verification Program (FSVP)
05/17/202204/26/2022El Dorado Imports IncDivision of Southwest ImportsForeign Supplier Verification Program (FSVP)
05/17/202211/03/2021Lempira Distribution LLCDivision of Southeast ImportsForeign Supplier Verification Program (FSVP)
05/17/202204/25/2022Triple J Fresh, LLCDivision of Southwest ImportsForeign Supplier Verification Program (FSVP)
05/17/202204/21/2022Evans Farms FeedDivision of Human and Animal Food Operations West IIICGMP/Food for Animals/Prepared, Packed or Held Under Insanitary Conditions/Adulterated

May 19, 2022

Federal Register

Food and Drug Administration

Rules

Indirect Food Additives:

Adhesives and Components of Coatings; Paper and Paperboard Components; Polymers; Adjuvants, Production Aids, and Sanitizers

Filed on: 05/19/2022 at 8:45 am

Scheduled Pub. Date: 05/20/2022

FR Document: 2022-10531  PDF 24 Pages (124 KB)  Permalink

Proposed Rules

Food Additive Petition:

Natural Resources Defense Council, et al.; Denial

Filed on: 05/19/2022 at 8:45 am

Scheduled Pub. Date: 05/20/2022

FR Document: 2022-10530  PDF 44 Pages (170 KB)  Permalink

Policy Regarding Certain New Dietary Ingredients and Dietary Supplements Subject to the Requirement for Pre-Market Notification:

Draft Guidance for Industry; Agency Information Collection Activities; etc.

Filed on: 05/19/2022 at 8:45 am

Scheduled Pub. Date: 05/20/2022

FR Document: 2022-10942  PDF 7 Pages (82.2 KB)  Permalink

Notices

Request for Information:

Ortho-Phthalates for Food Contact Use

Filed on: 05/19/2022 at 8:45 am

Scheduled Pub. Date: 05/20/2022

FR Document: 2022-10532  PDF 8 Pages (127 KB)  Permalink

Food Safety and Inspection Service

Rules

Certified Products for Dogs, Cats, and Other Carnivora:

Inspection, Certification, and Identification as to Class, Quality, Quantity, and Condition

Filed on: 05/19/2022 at 8:45 am

Scheduled Pub. Date: 05/20/2022

FR Document: 2022-10885  PDF 11 Pages (138 KB)  Permalink

Agricultural Marketing Service

Rules

Pears Grown in Oregon and Washington:

Increased Assessment Rate for Fresh Pears

Filed on: 05/19/2022 at 8:45 am

Scheduled Pub. Date: 05/20/2022

FR Document: 2022-10855  PDF 10 Pages (104 KB)  Permalink

Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service

Notices

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

Federal Plant Pest and Noxious Weed Regulations

Filed on: 05/19/2022 at 8:45 am

Scheduled Pub. Date: 05/20/2022

FR Document: 2022-10874  PDF 4 Pages (100 KB)  Permalink

Environmental Protection Agency

Rules

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

Cocamidopropylamine Oxide

Filed on: 05/19/2022 at 8:45 am

Scheduled Pub. Date: 05/20/2022

FR Document: 2022-10878  PDF 16 Pages (129 KB)  Permalink

Proposed Rules

Pesticide Petitions Filed for Residues of Pesticide Chemicals in or on Various Commodities April 2022

Filed on: 05/19/2022 at 8:45 am

Scheduled Pub. Date: 05/20/2022

FR Document: 2022-10851  PDF 8 Pages (112 KB)  Permalink

White House

Memorandum on the Delegation of Authority Under the Defense Production Act to Ensure an Adequate Supply of Infant Formula

Letter from President Biden to Secretary Xavier Becerra and Secretary Thomas Vilsack on Addressing Infant Formula Shortage

FACT SHEET: President Biden Announces New Actions to Address Infant Formula Shortage

FDA

FDA’s “All-in” Approach to Enterprise Transformation

FDA to Hold Webinar on the Guidance for Industry on Infant Formula Enforcement Discretion Policy

Recalls

DateBrandDescriptionProduct TypeRecall ReasonCompany
05/18/2022Dierbergs MarketsFresh Garden Spiral Pasta SaladFood & BeveragesUndeclared EggDierbergs Markets

FSIS

America New York Ri Wang Food Group Co., Ltd Recalls Ready to Eat Pork Sausage Products due to Possible Foreign Matter Contamination

FSIS Issues Public Health Alert for Ready-To-Eat Ham Product Due to Possible Processing Deviation

APHIS

APHIS Seeks Comment on Draft Pest Risk Assessment for the Importation of Finger Lime from Italy

National Academies

Evaluating the Process to Develop the Dietary Guidelines for Americans, 2020–2025

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