Laws and Regulations Committee Update –May 23 – 25, 2022

May 23, 2022

Federal Register

Agriculture Department

Notices

Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposals, Submissions, and Approvals

Filed on: 05/23/2022 at 8:45 am

Scheduled Pub. Date: 05/24/2022

FR Document: 2022-11057  PDF 1 Page (83.2 KB)  Permalink

[Note: information collection for the Meat and Poultry Intermediary Lending Program]

White House

Biden Administration Announces Second Operation Fly Formula Flight

President Biden Announces First Two Infant Formula Defense Production Act Authorizations

Bills Signed: H.R. 7691 and ​H.R. 7791

[Note: includes Access to Baby Formula Act of 2022, which waives certain program requirements for SNAP and WIC]

FDA

FDA Roundup: May 20, 2022

[Note: includes information on FDA’s amended food additive regulations regarding phthalates]

Salmonella Public Health Advisory- Peanut Butter (May 2022)

Recalls

DateBrandDescriptionProduct TypeRecall ReasonCompany
05/22/2022Blue MooseSpinach Artichoke Parmesan DipFood & BeveragesUndeclared Tree Nut (Cashew) and Soy AllergensBlue Moose of Boulder LLC
05/20/2022Jif®Select Jif® Peanut Butter productsFood & BeveragesPotential Salmonella ContaminationThe J. M. Smucker Co.

FSIS

Constituent Update – May 20, 2022

Smithfield Packaged Meats Corp. Recalls A Ready-To-Eat Bacon Topping Products Due to Possible Foreign Matter Contamination

OMB

AGENCY: USDA-FSRIN: 0596-AD35Status: Pending Review
TITLE: Special Uses–Cost Recovery
STAGE: Proposed RuleECONOMICALLY SIGNIFICANT: No
** RECEIVED DATE: 05/20/2022LEGAL DEADLINE: None

HHS

HHS Secretary Becerra Invokes Defense Production Act to Accelerate Delivery of Raw Materials and More Needed to Manufacture Infant Formula

May 24, 2022

Federal Register

Environmental Protection Agency

Rules

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

Pyridate

Filed on: 05/24/2022 at 8:45 am

Scheduled Pub. Date: 05/25/2022

FR Document: 2022-11173  PDF 14 Pages (126 KB)  Permalink

Health and Human Services Department

Notices

Meetings:

National Committee on Vital and Health Statistics

Filed on: 05/24/2022 at 8:45 am

Scheduled Pub. Date: 05/25/2022

FR Document: 2022-11251  PDF 5 Pages (83.7 KB)  Permalink

FDA

FDA Shares New Report by Reagan-Udall Foundation on Establishing Public-Private Partnership to Collect and Analyze Antimicrobial Use Data from Food-Producing Animals

Recalls

DateBrandDescriptionProduct TypeRecall ReasonCompany
05/23/2022WilburMultiple Chocolate ProductsFood & Beverages, Foodborne Illness, Peanut ButterSalmonellaCargill

OMB

AGENCY: USDA-AMSRIN: 0581-AE18
TITLE: Poultry Growing Tournament Systems: Fairness and Related Concerns
STAGE: PreruleECONOMICALLY SIGNIFICANT: No
RECEIVED DATE: 05/19/2022LEGAL DEADLINE: None  

NIH

Register: Dietary Supplement Research Practicum, May 23-25

Now Available: Updated Vitamin A Fact Sheet

May 25, 2022

Federal Register

Agriculture Department

Notices

Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposals, Submissions, and Approvals

Filed on: 05/25/2022 at 8:45 am

Scheduled Pub. Date: 05/26/2022

FR Document: 2022-11312  PDF 3 Pages (83.5 KB)  Permalink

[Note: information collection for regional food business centers supply chain development]

Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service

Rules

Imports:

Fresh Avocado Fruit from Continental Ecuador

Filed on: 05/25/2022 at 8:45 am

Scheduled Pub. Date: 05/26/2022

FR Document: 2022-11367  PDF 13 Pages (112 KB)  Permalink

National Institute of Food and Agriculture

Notices

Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposals, Submissions, and Approvals

Filed on: 05/25/2022 at 8:45 am

Scheduled Pub. Date: 05/26/2022

FR Document: 2022-11281  PDF 6 Pages (131 KB)  Permalink

[Note: information collection for NIFA proposal review process]

FDA

FDA to Hold Webinar on the Draft Guidance for Industry on Action Levels for Lead in Juice

FDA Roundup: May 24, 2022

FDA Flexibilities to Yield Millions of Cans of Additional Infant Formula in Coming Months to Increase Supply Available to U.S. Consumers

Recalls

DateBrandDescriptionProduct TypeRecall ReasonCompany
05/24/2022Multiple brand namesStore-prepared items containing peanut butterFood & Beverages, Foodborne Illness, Peanut ButterSalmonellaAlbertsons Companies
05/24/2022Mary’s HarvestCelery and Apple Peanut Butter CupsFood & Beverages, Foodborne Illness, Peanut ButterSalmonellaMary’s Harvest Fresh Foods Inc.
05/24/2022Garden CutApple Wedges and Celery Bites with Peanut ButterFood & Beverages, Foodborne Illness, Peanut ButterSalmonellaGarden Cut, LLC
05/24/2022Coblentz Chocolate CompanyVarious chocolate products containing peanut butterFood & Beverages, Foodborne Illness, Peanut ButterSalmonellaCoblentz Chocolate Company
05/24/2022Fresh SeasonsPower PacksFood & BeveragesSalmonellaTAHER, INC
05/24/2022Multiple brand namesFresh Cut Fruit Snack Trays and Fruit Snack CupsFood & BeveragesSalmonellaCountry Fresh

Warning Letters

Posted DateIssue DateCompanyIssuing OfficeSubject
05/24/202205/11/2022Coastal Fresh Farms, Inc.Division of West Coast ImportsForeign Supplier Verification Program (FSVP)
05/24/202205/19/2022Santhigram Kerala Ayurvedic Co. of U.S., Inc.Center for Drug Evaluation and Research | CDERUnapproved New Drugs
05/24/202205/19/2022Ayuryoga, Inc.Center for Drug Evaluation and Research | CDERUnapproved New Drug
05/24/202204/27/2022Allure Foods LLCDivision of Northeast ImportsForeign Supplier Verification Program (FSVP)
05/24/202204/01/2022Las Dos Californias Inc DBA Dulceria los CuatesDivision of Southwest ImportsForeign Supplier Verification Program (FSVP)
05/24/202202/02/2022Sunny Creek Farm, Inc.Division of Human and Animal Food Operations East IIICGMP/Food/Prepared, Packed or Held Under Insanitary Conditions/Adulterated
05/24/202205/02/2022A.N.N. Imports LLCDivision of West Coast ImportsForeign Supplier Verification Program (FSVP)

AMS

USDA Cites G & K Citrus LLC in Florida for PACA Violations

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