Constituent Update - February 24, 2023
FSIS to Participate in PFSE Conference
FSIS will participate in the Partnership for Food Safety Education’s Consumer Food Safety Education Conference taking place in Arlington, Va., from March 1-3. FSIS will share presentations on food safety and host an exhibit booth with food safety publications and resources. On March 1, FSIS is also sponsoring a pre-conference workshop from 2-5 p.m. ET, “Don't Eat the Pseudoscience: Navigating Misinformation and Disinformation on Social Media." The workshop will be facilitated by Nicole Arnold, Assistant Professor and Food Safety Field Specialist with the Ohio State University.
It is not too late to attend—visit the conference event page for more information and be sure to look for us at the conference!
Reminder: FSIS to Host Webinars on Expansion of Generic Label Approval Final Rule
As announced last week, FSIS will host webinars to discuss the January 2023 Prior Label Approval System: Expansion of Generic Label Approval final rule. The webinars will highlight the changes to the categories of labels that will require approval by FSIS, as well as the new categories of labels that will be generically approved once the rule becomes effective on March 20, 2023.
The webinars will be held on the following dates:
The webinars will be held on Microsoft Teams. Pre-registration for the webinars is not required. To access the labeling webinars, please visit the events & meetings page on the FSIS website. Presentation slides and recordings of the webinars, including the one that took place on February 23, 2023, will be posted on the FSIS website for those unable to attend. For questions, contact us at AskFSIS.
- Wednesday, March 1, 2023, 1-2:15 p.m. ET: FSIS Expansion of Generic Label Approval (encore 2)
- Tuesday, March 7, 2023, 1-2:15 p.m. ET: FSIS Expansion of Generic Label Approval (encore 3)
- Wednesday, March 15, 2023, 1-2:15 p.m. ET: FSIS Expansion of Generic Label Approval (encore 4)
Export Requirements Update
The Library of Export Requirements has been updated for products for the following:
- New Zealand
- Sint Maarten
- Solomon Islands
- St. Eustatius
- St. Lucia
- Trinidad and Tobago
- Dominican Republic
- Congo, Republic of (Brazzaville)
- Antigua and Barbuda
- European Union
Complete information can be found at the FSIS Import & Export Library.