Governmental Notices for August 5 through 11, 2017


The following governmental notices may be of interest to our members and the trade, including links to:

APHIS’ Proposed Rule addressing the Restrictions on Importation of Fresh Pork and Pork Products from Region in Mexico;

CPSC’s Rule with Amendments to the Procedures for Disclosure or Production of Information under Freedom of Information Act; and Proposed Rule regarding Products Containing Organohalogen Flame Retardants;

CBP’s Notice of a Comment Request; the current Customs Bulletin with Notices concerning the Extension of the Air Cargo Advance Screening (ACAS) Pilot Program, Accreditations and Approvals of Commercial Gaugers & Laboratories and additional Comment Requests, in addition to eight Final and Proposed Ruling Modifications / Revocations, as well as, the latest ABI messages;

CPSC and FDA Recalls and Consumer Updates;

OFAC’s notice of the Blocking of Persons and Properties;

ITA and ITC Notices of the Antidumping or Countervailing Duty Investigations, Orders or Reviews, as well as updates on Determinations, Investigations and Complaints on merchandise such as Fine Denier Polyester Staple Fiber from the People’s Republic of China and India and Steel Wire Garment Hangers from the People’s Republic of China;

USTR’s Notice of the Initiation of the 2017 Annual Generalized System of Preferences Product and Country Practices Review; Deadlines for Filing Petitions [more details in a separate Memo];

California’s latest 60 Day Notices on items such as, but not limited to, Plastic Shopping Bags, Vinyl Aprons and various food products; and,

Canada’s latest Consumer Alert & Recall notices.

Members wishing to learn more about any of these items are encouraged to review details on the Gemini Member Site, or to contact the Gemini team.