News Article

Laws and Regulations Committee Update 10/18 - 10/20, 2017

Posted on October 20, 2017

Blog: Association of Food & Drug Officials (AFDO)

October 18, 2017


FDA
Recalls

Date

Brand Name

Product Description

Reason/ Problem

Company

10/17/2017

American Accent  

Shredded Imitation Mozzarella Cheese  

Undeclared milk

Great Lakes Cheese Co. Inc.

10/17/2017

Kenny’s  

Buckeye Pie  

Undeclared wheat

Kenny’s Great Pies, Inc.

10/17/2017

weis  

Bacon, Lettuce and Tomato (BLT) sandwiches  

Undeclared Egg

Weis Markets

10/17/2017

O'Soy  

Strawberry Soy Yogurt  

Undeclared Milk

Stonyfield

 

Warning Letters

Letter Issue Date

Company Name

Issuing Office

Subject

Close Out Date

10/04/2017

Snyder's Lance Inc.

Atlanta District Office

Food Labeling/Misbranded/False and Misleading

Not Issued *

09/28/2017

Total Body Nutrition

New York District Office

CGMP/Dietary Supplement/Adulterated/Misbranded

Not Issued *

08/30/2017

Bovina Dairy

Dallas District Office

New Animal Drug/Adulterated

Not Issued *

08/15/2017

Years to Your Health, Inc.

Dallas District Office

Unapproved New Drugs/Misbranded

Not Issued *

 

FSIS
Recalls

Product Recalled

Date of Recall

Retail Distribution List

112-2017 Roundy's Supermarkets, Inc., Recalls Chili and Soup Products Due To Possible Foreign Matter Contamination

Oct 17, 2017

 

111-2017 GB Green Gastronome, LLC Recalls Chicken And Pork Products Due To Misbranding And Undeclared Allergens

Oct 17, 2017

 


AskFSIS

FSIS Directive 12,600.2 - Reimbursable Coverage when Re-boxing Labeled Meat and Poultry Products

HACCP - Preshipment Review

 

APHIS
Public Meetings on Agricultural Biotechnology Education and Outreach

October 19, 2017

Federal Register

Food and Drug Administration

Notices

Guidance: Application of the "Solely Engaged" Exemptions

Filed on:10/19/2017 at 08:45 am Scheduled Pub. Date: 10/20/2017

FR Document: 2017-22731  PDF  6 Pages (197 KB)  Permalink

 

Current Good Manufacturing Practice Requirements for Food for Animals

Filed on: 10/19/2017 at 08:45 am Scheduled Pub. Date: 10/20/2017

FR Document: 2017-22730  PDF   5 Pages (27.7 KB) Permalink

 

Agricultural Marketing Service

Rules

Quality and Handling Requirements: Domestic and Imported Peanuts Marketed in the United States; Minimum Quality and Handling Standards

Filed on: 10/19/2017 at 08:45 am Scheduled Pub. Date: 10/20/2017

FR Document: 2017-22712  PDF  19 Pages (252 KB) Permalink

 

FDA

FDA Releases Guidances on Animal Food CGMPs and the FSMA ‘Solely Engaged’ Exemptions
Recalls

Date

Brand Name

Product Description

Reason/ Problem

Company

10/18/2017

Thanlwin  

Fried Bean Snack  

Undeclared Peanuts

Myanmar Wholesale

 

FSIS
Recalls

Product Recalled

Date of Recall

Retail Distribution List

113-2017 Les Chateaux De France, Inc. Recalls Bacon-Wrapped Scallops due to Misbranding and an Undeclared Allergen

Oct 18, 2017

 

 

AMS

USDA Restricts PACA Violators in Arizona, California and Texas from Operating in the Produce Industry


October 20, 2017

Federal Register

Agricultural Marketing Service

Notices

U.S. Grade Standards: Pork Carcasses

Filed on: 10/20/2017 at 08:45 am Scheduled Pub. Date: 10/23/2017

FR Document: 2017-22934  PDF  16 Pages (267 KB)  Permalink

 

FDA

Recalls

Date

Brand Name

Product Description

Reason/ Problem

Company

10/19/2017

Mann's  

Vegetable Products  

Listeria Monocytogenes

Mann Packing

10/19/2017

Frozen Newport  

Tuna Loinse  

Salmonella

Relish Foods, Inc.

10/19/2017

Wegmans  

Honey Roast Nut Crunch  

Undeclared almonds

First Source

 

AskFSIS

FSIS Directive 12,600.2 - Livestock Carcass Chilling Outside Approved Hours of Operation

Shipment of undenatured beef lungs for Pet food

 

NAD

Fifth Generation, Maker of Tito’s Handmade Vodka, Says It Will Discontinue Advertising Claims Challenged by Absolut