Laws and Regulations Committee Update – October 25 – 26, 2021

October 25, 2021

FDA

Recalls

DateBrand(s)Product DescriptionTypeReason for RecallCompany
10/23/2021EveryPlateOnions in Meal KitsFood & BeveragesPotential Salmonella ContaminationEveryPlate
10/23/2021HelloFreshOnions in Meal KitsFood & BeveragesPotential Salmonella ContaminationHelloFresh
10/23/2021Green GiantRed, yellow, and white onionsFood & BeveragesPotential Salmonella ContaminationPotandon Produce LLC
10/22/2021MVPRed, yellow, and white onionsFood & BeveragesPotential Salmonella ContaminationKeeler Family Farms

FSIS

Constituent Update – October 22, 2021

[Note: FSIS to Post Updated Quarterly Sampling Results for USDA-regulated products on October 29; FSIS label evaluations are currently taking about 6-7 business days; ICYMI: USDA Launches New Effort to Reduce Salmonella Illnesses Linked to Poultry]

AMS
USDA Issues Opportunity for Designation and Request for Comments on Official Agencies Servicing Various Areas

October 26, 2021

Federal Register

Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service

Notices: Pest Risk Analysis for the Importation of Fresh Turmeric (Curcuma longa) Rhizome From Samoa Into the United States (including Territories)

Filed on: 10/26/2021 at 8:45 am

Scheduled Pub. Date: 10/27/2021

FR Document:2021-23358  PDF 4 Pages (122 KB)  Permalink

FDA

Recalls

DateBrand(s)Product DescriptionTypeReason for RecallCompany
10/25/2021Cedar’sOrganic Mediterranean HommusFood & BeveragesUndeclared pine nutCedar’s Mediterranean Foods

FSIS

Petitions

Petition Submitted by Marler Clark LLP, PS (Jan 19, 2020). The petition requests that FSIS issue an interpretive rule to declare certain Salmonella serotypes as adulterants in meat and poultry products.