Update of governmental notices

An update of governmental notices that may be of interest to the membership has been posted to the Gemini website.

Among the items in this issue are links to / summaries of: 

            APHIS’ Rules concerning the Importation of Apples From China and Papayas from Peru, various Proposed Rules on issues such as Imports of Fresh Andean Blackberry and Raspberry Fruit From Ecuador Into the Continental U.S. and a regarding Treatment Evaluation Documents:  Hot Water Treatment of Oversized Mangoes;

            CBP’s Notices of Quarterly IRS Interest Rates Used in Calculating Interest on Overdue Accounts and Refunds on Customs Duties and the Tariff Rate Quota for Tuna in Airtight Containers for Calendar Year 2015, current Bulletin with numerous proposed and final Ruling Modifications and Revocations, as well as ABI messages and CBP Alerts and Updates such as the CSMS advising of the Harmonized System Update of 4/20/15;

CPSC and FDA Recalls and Consumer Updates;

FMC Notice of Oral Argument Before the Commission in ECM BioFilms, Inc., et al.;

FDA’s Correction to the Rule concerning the Administrative Detention of Drugs Intended for Human or Animal Use, Proposed Rules addressing Abbreviated New Drug Applications, etc. and a Color Additive Petition by E. and J. Gallo Winery, Notices of issues such as the Patent Extension Regulatory Review Periods and Guidance information / documents, as well as Requests for Comments and Nominations and upcoming Meetings and Workshops;

FTZ Board current notices;

ITA and ITC Notices advising of Scope Rulings scope rulings issued between October 1, 2014, and December 31, 2014, Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Administrative Reviews: Results, Extensions, Amendments, etc., on products such as Certain Cut-to-Length Carbon-Quality Steel Plate Products from the Republic of Korea and Light-Walled Rectangular Pipe and Tube from Turkey, as well as numerous updates on Complaints, Investigations and;

USTR’s notice of WTO Dispute Settlements concerning Anti-Dumping and Countervailing Measures on Certain Coated Paper from Indonesia

Legislative Update from the Senate Finance Committee regarding topics such as GSP and TPA;

California’s recent notices from the Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment, as well as the latest 60 Day Notices concerning items such as, but not limited to, certain GT Water Products, an R/B Sprinkler Wrench, a PVC Air Hose and a Craftsman 12” Large Mouth Tool Bag Color; and,

Canada’s latest Recall Notices.

Barbara Y. Wierbicki, Esq.

Tompkins & Davidson, LLP
5 Hanover Square
15th Floor
New York, New York 10004
Phone number 212 944-6611 [X140] Fax number 212 944-9779