Governmental Notices: September 5 – 11

Attached is our update of governmental notices that may be of interest to the membership and trade. Among the items in this issue are links to:

APHIS’ Proposed Rule regarding Scrapie in Sheep and Goats and Notice concerning the Importation of Fresh Cranberries into the Continental United States;

CBP’s Notice advising of an Automated Commercial Environment Export Manifest for Rail Cargo Test, current Bulletin and ABI messages, including CSMS 15000676, which relays FDA’s message informing US importers of intended increased surveillance of certain FDA-regulated products imported from the industrial center Binhai New Area in Tianjin, China, pursuant to the August 12, 2015 chemical explosion at the Tianjin Dongjiang Port Rui Hai International Logistics Co.

As explained in the CSMS, FDA is requesting importers (or their entry filers) to submit additional information related to the human and animal food products, human and animal drug products, and medical devices that left the Tianjin, China area on or after August 12, 2015;

CPSC’s Rule addressing Toys and the Determination Regarding Heavy Elements Limits for Unfinished and Untreated Wood, as well as Notice of a Settlement Agreements and Order;

CPSC and FDA Recalls and Consumer Updates;

FDA’s Proposed Rules addressing Food Labeling and Homeopathic Product Regulations, as well as various Notices addressing issues such as Determinations that Products Were Not Withdrawn from Sale for Reasons of Safety or Effectiveness and  Guidance documents, as well as Requests for Comments and upcoming Meetings and Workshops;

FTZ Board current notices;

OFAC’s Notice of the Blocking / Unblocking of Persons and Properties;

ITA and ITC Notices of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Administrative Reviews: Results, Extensions, Amendments, etc., on products such as Frozen Warmwater Shrimp from India and updates on various Investigations and an upcoming Trade Mission;

USTR’s Request for Comments concerning the 2015 Special 301 Out-of-Cycle Review of Notorious Markets;

California’s latest 60 Day Notices concerning Electronic Cigarette Devices, Clear Flexible Tubing and JVC Flats Stereo Headphones; and,

Canada’s latest Recall Notices.

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