FDA Publishes Consumer Information on Grocery Shopping During Pandemic
The information recommends buying 1-2 weeks worth of groceries at a time and wearing masks in stores.
FSIS Posts Updated Data Sets on Refusals, Updated FAQs on COVID-19
The updated data sets are available here and the updated COVID-19 FAQs are available here.
FSIS Updates Eligible Foreign Establishment Lists
FSIS has updated the list of establishments eligible to export to the U.S. from the following countries:
FDA Releases COVID-19 Information for Spanish Speaking Consumers
The information is available here.
APHIS Guidance on Veterinary Certificate Submission
Until May 16, 2020, importers may submit veterinary health certificates via ACE-DIS. More information here.
Rhode Island Approved for Pandemic EBT Program
Rhode Island joins Michigan as the first states approved. More information available here.
FDA Update on Listeria Outbreak in Enoki Mushrooms
Consumers should not eat and should check their refrigerators and throw away any recalled enoki mushrooms from Sun Hong Foods, Inc., Guan’s Mushroom Co., and H&C Food, Inc. because they may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. Retailers should not sell them. More information here.
AMS Updates User Fees
The new user fees may be found here.
FSIS Notice on BSE Sampling
FSIS has updated directive 10,400. The directive has been revised to provide updated instructions on collecting samples only from cattle that are 12 months of age or older that display signs (e.g., head pressing, circling) of a central nervous system (CNS) disorder.
Latest FDA Import Alerts
The latest FDA import alerts are available here and include guacamole, pesticides in food, sulfites in foods, decomposed seafood and more.
Latest FDA Warning Letters:
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