FSIS Releases Response to Citizen Petition on COVID-19 Disclosures
The petition requests that FSIS take certain actions with respect to COVID-19, including requiring meat and poultry processing establishments to test their products for the presence SARS-CoV-2 and make the results available to the public. FSIS denied the petition.
USDA Announces Sugar Import Quota Amounts for 2021
The Fiscal Year (FY) 2021 in-quota aggregate quantity of raw cane sugar will be set at 1,117,195 metric tons raw value (MTRV), and the establishment of the FY 2021 in-quota aggregate quantity of certain sugars, syrups, and molasses (also referred to as refined sugar) at 162,000 MTRV.
Latest FDA Import Alerts
The latest FDA import alerts are available here and include lead in spices, pesticides and seafood additives among other things.