A comprehensive summary of today’s judicial, legislative, and regulatory developments in agriculture and food. Email important additions HERE.
REGULATORY: Includes APHIS, FNS, FSIS,NOAA
ANIMAL AND PLANT HEALTH INSPECTION SERVICE
Notice of a pest risk assessment and a commodity import evaluation document relative to the importation into the United States of fresh table grapes from regions of Chile where European grapevine moth (Lobesia botrana, EGVM) is either absent or at very low prevalence. Info here.
FOOD AND NUTRITION SERVICE
Notice that FNS plans to collect additional information from grant applicants for the second round of The Emergency Food Assistance Program Reach and Resiliency Grant applications and add reporting questions on a biannual basis. Info here.
FOOD SAFETY AND INSPECTION SERVICE
Notice that FSIS is hosting a virtual public meeting to discuss a regulatory framework that the Agency is considering for a new strategy to control Salmonella in poultry products and more effectively reduce foodborne Salmonella infections linked to these products. Info here.
NATIONAL OCEANIC AND ATMOSPHERIC ADMINISTRATION
Proposed rule to designate critical habitat for the threatened Nassau grouper pursuant to section 4 of the Endangered Species Act. Info here.