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Laws and Regulations Committee Update 10/8 - 10/11, 2018

Posted on October 11, 2018

Blog: Association of Food & Drug Officials (AFDO)

October 8, 2018

FDA

Recalls

Date

Brand

Product Description

Reason / Problem

Company

10/05/2018

Ladyfingers

Country Ham Rolls

Listeria monocytogenes

Ladyfingers Catering, LLC

10/04/2018

Working Cow Homemade Ice Cream

No Sugar Added Ice Cream (Vanilla; Chocolate flavors)

Listeria monocytogenes

Working Cow Homemade Ice Cream, Inc.

10/04/2018

Callie's Charleston Biscuits

Country Ham Biscuits and Cocktail Ham Biscuits

Listeria monocytogenes

Callie's Charleston Biscuits LLC

09/28/2018

Margie

Pasteurized Cow’s Milk Cheese

Improper Pasteurization

Sprout Creek Farm Inc.

 

FSIS

Recalls

087-2018 Ukrop's Homestyle Foods Recalls Ready-To-Eat Meat and Poultry Products Due to Possible Listeria Contamination

086-2018 Canteen/Covenco Recalls Ready-To-Eat Breaded Chicken Products Due to Misbranding and Undeclared Allergens

Oct 05, 2018 | PDF

  • FSIS Reorganization to Align with USDA Business Center Model
  • FSIS Updates Two Chemistry Methods
  • USDA Highlights New Food Items Added to FoodKeeper App
  • Establishment Specific Datasets Now Available
  • Reminder: USDA and FDA Will Hold a Joint Public Meeting on Use of Animal Cell Culture Technology to Develop Products Derived from Livestock and Poultry

 

@SGottliebFDA

  • ·        Food recalls will start giving consumers more information about the stores where certain products were sold. To help consumers stay safe, #FDA is now giving out more information about retailers who receive shipments of potentially contaminated foods.
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AMS

USDA Settles a Case with Erath County Dairy Sales Inc. Resulting in a $2,500 Penalty

USDA Lifts PACA Reparation Sanctions on Texas Produce Business

USDA Cites Valley Produce Corp. in Georgia for PACA Violations


October 9, 2018

Federal Register

Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service

Notices

Environmental Assessments; Availability, etc.: Field Testing of a Swine Influenza Vaccine, DNA

Filed on: 10/09/2018 at 08:45 am Scheduled Pub. Date:  10/10/2018

FR Document: 2018-21926  PDF  5 Pages (28.3 KB) Permalink

 

Oral Rabies Vaccine Trial

Filed on: 10/09/2018 at 08:45 am Scheduled Pub. Date: 10/10/2018

FR Document:2018-21924 PDF  3 Pages (83.2 KB) Permalink

 

AMS

USDA Shelf Stable Chicken Purchase Program Announced

October 10, 2018

FDA

Warning Letters

Date

Company

Issuing Office

Subject

Close Out Date

09/04/2018

Environmental Trade Inc.

Atlanta District Office

CGMP/Animal Food/Prepared, Packed or Held Under Insanitary Conditions/Adulterated/L. monocytogenes

Not Issued *

08/02/2018

Caviar Petrossian S.A.

Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition

Seafood HACCP/Adulterated

10/09/2018

 

Recalls

Date

Brand

Product Description

Reason / Problem

Company

10/06/2018

Bazzini’s

Pistachios

Salmonella

Bazzini LLC

 

 

OMB

AGENCY: HHS-FDA

RIN: 0910-AH93

Status: Pending Review

TITLE: Standards for the Growing, Harvesting, Packing, and Holding of Produce for Human Consumption, Extension of Compliance Dates for Subpart E

STAGE: Final Rule

ECONOMICALLY SIGNIFICANT: Yes

** RECEIVED DATE: 10/09/2018

LEGAL DEADLINE: None  


October 11, 2018

Federal Register

EPA
Pesticide Product Registrations: Applications for New Uses

Filed on: 10/11/2018 at 08:45 am Scheduled Pub. Date: 10/12/2018

FR Document: 2018-22255  PDF 5 Pages (170 KB) Permalink

 

FDA

Resources for Food Producers in Flooded Areas Due To Hurricane Michael

Recalls

Date

Brand

Product Description

Reason / Problem

Company

10/09/2018

Sweet Me Creamery

Ice Cream

Undeclared peanuts

Kemps

 

FSIS

Recalls

088-2018 Malone's Fine Sausage, Inc. Recalls Pork Head Cheese Products due to Possible Listeria Contamination

 

@FDA_ORA, @FDARecalls, @FDAanimalhealth

  • ·        ATTN: Do you have problems navigating the agency? Do you need confidential information/advice on the regulatory process? If so, look no further than the ORA #Ombudsman, Jessica Zeller. LEARN how she can help you: http://go.usa.gov/xnRU5  #OmbudsDay
  • ·        Voluntary Recall Issued for Sweet Me Creamery Brookie Dough Ice Cream that may Contain an Undeclared Peanut Allergen http://dlvr.it/QmxL33
  • ·        FDA reminds animal food producers that crops harvested from flooded fields are often unacceptable because of contamination. For more information and available resources go to: https://go.usa.gov/xP9HZ  #HurricaneMichael

 


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