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News From Monsanto: EPA Supports Monsanto’s Product Label Updates to Help Farmers Use Dicamba Even More Successfully in 2018

13 Oct 11:56 | U.S. News

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Establishing Manual Receivables in NRRS for Margin Protection Program for Dairy (MPP-Dairy) Producers 2017 Administrative and Premium Fees

6 Oct 2017 | U.S. News

MPP-52, Establishing Manual Receivables in NRRS for Margin Protection Program for Dairy (MPP-Dairy) Producers 2017 Administrative and Premium Fees(FOR State and County Offices) DATE POSTED: 2017-10-06 DATE EFFECTIVE: 2017-10-06 STATUS: CURRENTread more »

Continuous Signup 50 FY18 Acceptable Offers and Authority for CRP Continuous Signup 51 Offers Beginning October 1, 2017

6 Oct 2017 | U.S. News

CRP-843, Continuous Signup 50 FY18 Acceptable Offers and Authority for CRP Continuous Signup 51 Offers Beginning October 1, 2017(FOR State and County Offices) DATE POSTED: 2017-10-06 DATE EFFECTIVE: 2017-10-06 STATUS: CURRENTread more »

Continuous Acreage Reporting and Accepting CIMS Data for Late-Filed Acreage Reports

6 Oct 2017 | U.S. News

CP-744, Continuous Acreage Reporting and Accepting CIMS Data for Late-Filed Acreage Reports(FOR State and County Offices) DATE POSTED: 2017-10-06 DATE EFFECTIVE: 2017-10-06 STATUS: CURRENTread more »

FY 2018 Continuing Resolution (CR) Allotments

6 Oct 2017 | U.S. News

BU-787, FY 2018 Continuing Resolution (CR) Allotments(FOR State Offices) DATE POSTED: 2017-10-06 DATE EFFECTIVE: 2017-10-05 STATUS: CURRENTread more »

Policy Updates for Acreage Reporting

5 Oct 2017 | U.S. News

CP-743, Policy Updates for Acreage Reporting(FOR State and County Offices) DATE POSTED: 2017-10-05 DATE EFFECTIVE: 2017-10-05 STATUS: CURRENTread more »

News From Monsanto: Monsanto Marks Record Sales and Gross Profit in Seeds and Genomics Segment in Fiscal Year 2017, Fueled by Excellent Technology ...

4 Oct 2017 | U.S. News

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2016 Price Loss Coverage (PLC) Payment Rates and 2016 Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC) Actual Price for Corn, Grain Sorghum, Soybeans, Dry Peas, Canola, and Lentils

4 Oct 2017 | U.S. News

ARCPLC-46, 2016 Price Loss Coverage (PLC) Payment Rates and 2016 Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC) Actual Price for Corn, Grain Sorghum, Soybeans, Dry Peas, Canola, and Lentils(FOR State and County Offices) DATE POSTED: 2017-10-04 DATE EFFECTIVE: 2017-10-04 STATUS: CURRENTread more »

2017 ELAP Signup Deadline and Automated CCC-851-1s and CCC-934-1s

3 Oct 2017 | U.S. News

LDAP-87, 2017 ELAP Signup Deadline and Automated CCC-851-1s and CCC-934-1s(FOR State and County Offices) DATE POSTED: 2017-10-03 DATE EFFECTIVE: 2017-10-03 STATUS: CURRENTread more »

RMA Individual Performance Management Program

30 Sep 2017 | U.S. News

PM-2975, RMA Individual Performance Management Program(FOR RMA Employees) DATE POSTED: 2017-09-30 DATE EFFECTIVE: 2016-09-29 STATUS: CURRENTread more »

Chun Yuen Trading Co. Issues Allergy Alert On Undeclared Milk

29 Sep 2017 | U.S. News

Chun Yuen Trading Co. of South El Monte, California, is recalling its 12.7 oz of 4-in-1 Reishi Coffee due to a mislabeling of the outer packaging, which contains undeclared milk content. People who are allergic to milk run the risk of serious or life threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.read more »

FDA improves access to reports of adverse drug reactions

28 Sep 2017 | U.S. News

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today launched a new user-friendly search tool that improves access to data on adverse events associated with drug and biologic products through the FDA’s Adverse Event Reporting System (FAERS). The tool is designed to make it easier for consumers, providers, and researchers to access this information.read more »

FDA approves new treatment for certain advanced or metastatic breast cancers

28 Sep 2017 | U.S. News

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Verzenio (abemaciclib) to treat adult patients who have hormone receptor (HR)-positive, human epidermal growth factor receptor 2 (HER2)-negative advanced or metastatic breast cancer that has progressed after taking therapy that alters a patient’s hormones (endocrine therapy).read more »

Direct Loan Servicing Online Training

28 Sep 2017 | Weather

FLP-770, Direct Loan Servicing Online Training(FOR State and County Offices) DATE POSTED: 2017-09-28 DATE EFFECTIVE: 2017-09-28 STATUS: CURRENTread more »

Monsanto News Release

27 Sep 2017 | U.S. News

Monsanto Company Sets Webcast and Analyst/Media Call for Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2017 Earnings

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FDA approves first continuous glucose monitoring system for adults not requiring blood sample calibration

27 Sep 2017 | U.S. News

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved the FreeStyle Libre Flash Glucose Monitoring System, the first continuous glucose monitoring system that can be used by adult patients to make diabetes treatment decisions without calibration using a blood sample from the fingertip (often referred to as a “fingerstick”).read more »

King Soopers Recalls Deli Chicken Salad Sandwich (6.8oz) Because of Possible Health Risk

27 Sep 2017 | U.S. News

King Soopers said today it has recalled its chicken salad sandwiches that are sold in King Soopers and City Market stores, located in Colorado, Utah, New Mexico and Wyoming. The product may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.read more »

FY 2017 Hurricane Maria Relief Effort Accounting Codes

27 Sep 2017 | Weather

BU-786, FY 2017 Hurricane Maria Relief Effort Accounting Codes(FOR FSA Employees) DATE POSTED: 2017-09-27 DATE EFFECTIVE: 2017-09-27 STATUS: CURRENTread more »

2015 and 2016 NAP Payment Review Deadline

27 Sep 2017 | Weather

NAP-192, 2015 and 2016 NAP Payment Review Deadline(FOR State and County Offices) DATE POSTED: 2017-09-27 DATE EFFECTIVE: 2017-09-27 STATUS: CURRENTread more »

Statement from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., on new efforts to encourage compounding of better quality drugs under DQSA and help health care professionals access compounded medications needed for patient care from outsourcing facilities

26 Sep 2017 | U.S. News

Statement from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., on new efforts to encourage compounding of better quality drugs under DQSA and help health care professionals access compounded medications needed for patient care from outsourcing facilitiesread more »

For Immediate Release: Silver Spring Foods, Inc. Voluntarily Recalling Waterfront Bistro Tartar Sauce Due To Possible Mislabeling and Undeclared Allergen

26 Sep 2017 | U.S. News

Silver Spring is voluntarily recalling Waterfront Bistro Tartar Sauce because there is a chance an incorrect back label was attached to the product, which does not correctly identify ingredients that could pose an allergen risk; specifically egg.read more »

Federal judge orders Flawless Beauty to stop distributing unapproved drugs, recall certain products

26 Sep 2017 | U.S. News

A federal judge ordered a New Jersey company that sold injectable skin whitening and other beauty products to stop selling and recall some of its products because they are unapproved new drugs that may be unsafe, putting consumers at risk.read more »

Monsanto News Release

26 Sep 2017 | U.S. News

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FDA selects participants for new digital health software precertification pilot program

26 Sep 2017 | U.S. News

Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced the names of the companies selected to participate in a first-of-its kind pilot program that will help revolutionize digital health regulation in the U.S.read more »

FY 2017 National CORP Review for Improper Payments for ARC/PLC

26 Sep 2017 | U.S. News

ARCPLC-44, FY 2017 National CORP Review for Improper Payments for ARC/PLC(FOR State and County Offices) DATE POSTED: 2017-09-26 DATE EFFECTIVE: 2017-09-26 STATUS: CURRENTread more »

Preparing for the October Payment Cycle

26 Sep 2017 | U.S. News

FI-3335, Preparing for the October Payment Cycle(FOR State and County Offices) DATE POSTED: 2017-09-26 DATE EFFECTIVE: 2017-09-25 STATUS: CURRENTread more »

Statement from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., on FDA actions to bring relief to citizens of Puerto Rico; to help the island recover its considerable and economically vital medical product manufacturing base; and to prevent critical shortages of life-saving drugs made in Puerto Rico

25 Sep 2017 | U.S. News

As an agency dedicated to promoting public health, and as fellow Americans, the staff at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration is doing all it can to support the immediate needs of Puerto Ricans following the destruction of Hurricane Maria. First and foremost, these efforts are focused around our mission driven responsibilities to ensure the safety of the medical products, blood and the food supply needed by residents of the island. Our efforts also encompass challenges that are unique to Puerto Rico. The island is home to a substantial base of manufacturing for critical medical products that supply the entire world. This industrial base is an important source of jobs and economic vitality for the island. It is a key to Puerto Rico’s economic recovery. The manufacturing facilities are also a pivotal source of critical medical products for the entire United States. Helping to bring these resources back in operation is an important goal of ours and of Puerto Rico’s.read more »

FDA conducts major global operation to protect consumers from potentially dangerous prescription drugs sold online

25 Sep 2017 | U.S. News

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration, in partnership with international regulatory and law enforcement agencies, recently took action against more than 500 websites that illegally sell potentially dangerous, unapproved versions of prescription medicines, including opioids, antibiotics and injectable epinephrine products to American consumers.read more »

Adding Hurricane Maria Activity Codes in the Activity Reporting System (ARS)

25 Sep 2017 | Weather

Notice AO-1688, Adding Hurricane Maria Activity Codes in the Activity Reporting System (ARS)(FOR FSA-Employees) DATE POSTED: 2017-09-25 DATE EFFECTIVE: 2017-09-25 STATUS: CURRENTread more »

Land Tenure Provisions

25 Sep 2017 | Weather

CRP-841, Land Tenure Provisions(FOR State and County Offices) DATE POSTED: 2017-09-25 DATE EFFECTIVE: 2017-09-21 STATUS: CURRENTread more »

2017 Conservation Payments

25 Sep 2017 | Weather

CRP-842, 2017 Conservation Payments(FOR State and County Offices) DATE POSTED: 2017-09-25 DATE EFFECTIVE: 2017-09-25 STATUS: CURRENTread more »

America New York Ri Wang Food Group Issues Allergy Alert on Seafood Products

23 Sep 2017 | U.S. News

America New York Ri Wang Food Group Co. ltd is recalling the following products because an allergenic ingredient, milk, was not declared in labelling. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk run the risk of serious of life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.read more »

Statement from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., on FDA’s immediate steps to respond to Hurricane Maria and ongoing recovery efforts related to Hurricane’s Harvey and Irma

22 Sep 2017 | U.S. News

Statement from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., on FDA’s immediate steps to respond to Hurricane Maria and ongoing recovery efforts related to Hurricane’s Harvey and Irmaread more »

FY 2017 Performance Management Close-Out and Performance Awards; Preparing for FY 2018

22 Sep 2017 | U.S. News

PM-2991, FY 2017 Performance Management Close-Out and Performance Awards; Preparing for FY 2018(FOR All FSA employees; State Offices relay to County Offices) DATE POSTED: 2017-09-22 DATE EFFECTIVE: 2017-09-21 STATUS: CURRENTread more »

First Source Issues Allergy Alert On Undeclared Milk In Tasty Treats Nonpareils Milk Chocolate

20 Sep 2017 | U.S. News

First Source of Pico Rivera, CA, is recalling Tasty Treats Nonpareils Milk Chocolate because it contains undeclared milk. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to Milk run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product.read more »

Death Wish Coffee Co. Announces Recall of Nitro Cold Brew Cans From Retailers, Online Sales

20 Sep 2017 | U.S. News

Death Wish Coffee Co. (“Death Wish”), the Round Lake, N.Y.-based coffee producer known for producing the ‘World’s Strongest Coffee’, has initiated a recall its 11-oz Death Wish Nitro Cold Brew cans.read more »

Statement from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., on the agency’s continued efforts to promote the safe adoption of medication-assisted treatment for opioid addiction

20 Sep 2017 | U.S. News

Medication-assisted treatment (MAT) – the use of medication combined with counseling and behavioral therapies – is one of the major pillars of the federal response to the opioid epidemic in this country. This type of treatment is an important tool that has the potential to help millions of Americans with an opioid use disorder regain control over their lives. In fact, patients receiving MAT cut their risk of death from all causes in half, according to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. Addressing the epidemic of opioid addiction is my highest public health priority. One element of that effort is promoting more widespread, safe adoption of MAT as a way to help more people overcome addiction.read more »

FDA clears first duodenoscope with disposable distal cap

20 Sep 2017 | U.S. News

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today cleared the first duodenoscope with a disposable distal cap, a new feature that will improve access for cleaning and reprocessing. The Pentax ED34-i10T model duodenoscope is intended to provide visualization and access to the upper gastrointestinal (GI) tract to treat bile duct disorders and other upper GI problems.read more »

FY 2017 Hurricane Irma Relief Effort Accounting Codes

20 Sep 2017 | Weather

BU-784, FY 2017 Hurricane Irma Relief Effort Accounting Codes(FOR FSA Employees) DATE POSTED: 2017-09-20 DATE EFFECTIVE: 2017-09-20 STATUS: CURRENTread more »

Financial Applications Questions and Answers (Q s)

20 Sep 2017 | U.S. News

FI-3334, Financial Applications Questions and Answers (Q s)(FOR State and County Offices) DATE POSTED: 2017-09-20 DATE EFFECTIVE: 2017-09-18 STATUS: CURRENTread more »

Processing Schedule for Calendar Year 2017 Year-end Reporting

18 Sep 2017 | U.S. News

FI-3333, Processing Schedule for Calendar Year 2017 Year-end Reporting(FOR State and County Offices) DATE POSTED: 2017-09-18 DATE EFFECTIVE: 2017-09-18 STATUS: CURRENTread more »

Margin Protection Program for Dairy (MPP-Dairy) Producers 2017 Premium Balance Due Letter

15 Sep 2017 | U.S. News

MPP-51, Margin Protection Program for Dairy (MPP-Dairy) Producers 2017 Premium Balance Due Letter (FOR State and County Offices) DATE POSTED: 2017-09-15 DATE EFFECTIVE: 2017-09-15 STATUS: CURRENTread more »

Statement from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., about crops impacted by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma and FDA’s work with farmers affected by the storms

14 Sep 2017 | U.S. News

Statement from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., about crops impacted by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma and FDA’s work with farmers affected by the stormsread more »

FDA approves new treatment for adults with relapsed follicular lymphoma

14 Sep 2017 | U.S. News

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today granted accelerated approval to Aliqopa (copanlisib) for the treatment of adults with relapsed follicular lymphoma who have received at least two prior treatments known as systemic therapies.read more »

FDA approves first biosimilar for the treatment of cancer

14 Sep 2017 | U.S. News

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Mvasi (bevacizumab-awwb) as a biosimilar to Avastin (bevacizumab) for the treatment of multiple types of cancer. Mvasi is the first biosimilar approved in the U.S. for the treatment of cancer.read more »

Natural Grocers Issues Recall on Organic Deglet Dates Due to Mislabeling and Undeclared Allergens

14 Sep 2017 | U.S. News

Vitamin Cottage Natural Food Markets, Inc., a Lakewood, Colorado-based natural grocery chain, is recalling Natural Grocers brand Organic Deglet Noor Dates Pitted because it may contain undeclared coconut, an allergen. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to coconut run the risk of a serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product.read more »

FDA permits marketing of mobile medical application for substance use disorder

14 Sep 2017 | U.S. News

Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration permitted marketing of the first mobile medical application to help treat substance use disorders (SUD). The Reset application is intended to be used with outpatient therapy to treat alcohol, cocaine, marijuana and stimulant SUDs. The application is not intended to be used to treat opioid dependence.read more »

Civil Rights and EEO State Management Review (SMR) Schedule

14 Sep 2017 | U.S. News

AO-1687, Civil Rights and EEO State Management Review (SMR) Schedule(FOR State Offices and Service Centers) DATE POSTED: 2017-09-14 DATE EFFECTIVE: 2017-09-13 STATUS: CURRENTread more »

Adding Hurricane Irma Activity Codes in the Activity Reporting System (ARS)

13 Sep 2017 | Weather

AO-1686, Adding Hurricane Irma Activity Codes in the Activity Reporting System (ARS)(FOR FSA Employees) DATE POSTED: 2017-09-13 DATE EFFECTIVE: 2017-09-13 STATUS: CURRENTread more »

FY 2017 Hurricane Harvey Relief Effort Accounting Codes

13 Sep 2017 | Weather

BU-782, FY 2017 Hurricane Harvey Relief Effort Accounting Codes(FOR FSA Employees) DATE POSTED: 2017-09-13 DATE EFFECTIVE: 2017-09-12 STATUS: CURRENTread more »

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