Governmental Notices: August 8 – August 14th 2015

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’ Rules addressing Animal Welfare – Asian Longhorned Beetle Quarantine Areas in Massachusetts and New York, Technical Amendments: regarding the Importation of Fresh Unshu Oranges from Japan into the U.S. and Notices regarding the Availability of Environmental Impact Statements and Petitions for Determination of Nonregulated Status, as well as Treatment Evaluation Documents: Imported Fire Ant Program;

CBP’s Notice advising of various requests for comments on topics such as National Customs Automation Program: Automated Commercial Environment Modifications and current Bulletin with Ten Final and Proposed Ruling Revocations / Modifications and notices regarding Renewal of the Generalized System of Preferences and Retroactive Application for Certain Liquidations and Reliquidations Under the GSP and a Test To Collect Biometric Information at Up to Ten U.S. Airports., as well as Updates and ABI messages;

CPSC’s Petitions for Rulemaking: Supplemental Mattresses for Play Yards with Non-Rigid Sides and Safety Standard for Infant Bath Tubs;

CPSC and FDA Recalls and Consumer Updates;

FTC’s Proposed Rule concerning Children’s Online Privacy Protection Rule Proposed Parental Consent Method;

FDA’s Proposed Rules addressing Food Additive Petitions and various Notices addressing the various Guidance documents, as well as Requests for Comments and upcoming Meetings;

FTZ Board current notices;

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

ITA and ITC Notices providing Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Administrative Reviews: Results, Extensions, Amendments, etc., on products such as Certain Pasta From Italy and Wooden Bedroom Furniture from the People’s Republic of China, as well as updates on various Investigations;

USTR’s Notice of Caribbean Basin Economic Recovery Act and the Caribbean Basin Trade Partnership, WTO Dispute Settlement Proceedings: United States – Anti-Dumping and Countervailing Measures on Certain Coated Paper from Indonesia and a Determination Regarding Waiver of Discriminatory Purchasing Requirements with Respect to Goods and Services of New Zealand;

California’s latest 60 Day Notices on items such as, but not limited to, Anti Fog Approved Wide Vision Lab Safety Goggles, Top Flite Shoe Bag and Bluetooth iSound Hang ON Speaker cord; and,

Canada’s latest Antidumping and Recall Notice.

Governmental Notices: August 8 – August 14th