A comprehensive summary of today’s judicial, legislative, and regulatory developments in agriculture and food. Email important additions HERE.
REGULATORY: EPA, FWS, FDA
Environmental Protection Agency
Final rule establishing an exemption from the requirement of a tolerance for residues of Alkoxylated C8-C18 Saturated and Unsaturated Alcohol and Adipic Acid; (also known as AASUAA) when used as an inert ingredient in a pesticide chemical formulation. Info here.
Fish and Wildlife Service
Proposed rule to reclassify palo de rosa (Ottoschulzia rhodoxylon) from endangered to threatened under the Endangered Species Act. Info here.
Food and Drug Administration
Final rule amending the regulations for food additives permitted in feed and drinking water of animals to provide for the safe use of selenomethionine hydroxy analogue as a source of selenium in feed for beef and dairy cattle. Info here.
Final rule amending the regulations for food additives permitted in feed and drinking water of animals to provide for the safe use of guanidinoacetic acid as a precursor of creatine in poultry feeds. Info here.
Notice announcing the availability of final guidance for industry (GFI) #261 entitled “Eligibility Criteria for Expanded Conditional Approval of New Animal Drugs.” Info here.