December Food and Agriculture Regulatory Recap

OFW’s Food & Agriculture team regularly monitors announcements and policy issuances from FDA, USDA, and other agencies to keep our clients apprised of regulatory developments that may impact their business. Here are a few of the developments from December that we took note of. If you have any questions or would like more information, please do not hesitate to reach out to us.


U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)

United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)

  • FSIS has posted the FY2022 Annual Sampling Program Plan. A key FSIS inspection verification activity is the sampling of products for microbiological contaminants or chemical residues. FSIS has released a new sampling plan each fiscal year since 2011. These sampling plans continued FSIS’ efforts to comprehensively identify the agency’s microbiological and chemical residue sampling activities and consider them in light of data-driven strategic planning efforts.

Other Agencies