Litigation Project - Regulatory Docket


2012

Comments to FDA and USDA on Sodium Reduction (1/12)

2011

Comments to USDA APHIS on Traceability for Livestock Moving Interstate (11/11)

Comments to FDA on Burden of Food and Drug Administration Food Safety Modernization Act Fee Amounts on Small Business (11/11)

Comments to FDA regarding Food Safety Modernization Act Domestic and Foreign Facility Reinspections, Recall, and Importer Reinspection User Fee Rates for Fiscal Year 2012 (11/11)

Comments to USDA on Proposed School Meal Financing Information Collection Requirements (8/11)

Comments to the Interagency Working Group on Proposed Marketing Definition(7/11)

Comments to the Interagency Working Group on Proposed Nutrition Standards for Foods Marketed to Children (7/11)

Comments to USDA Agricultural Marketing Service on Proposed National Marketing Agreement Regulating Leafy Green Vegetables. (7/11)

Comments to the FDA on Information Required in Prior Notice of Imported Food. (7/11)

Comments to FDA on Proposed National Vending Labeling Standards (7/11)

Comments to FDA on Proposed National Menu Labeling Standards (7/11)

Comments to the FDA on Criteria Used to Order Administrative Detention of Food for Human or Animal Consumption. (7/11)

Comments to FSIS on Not Applying the Mark of Inspection Pending Certain Test Results. (7/11)

Comments to the FDA on Targeting of Inspection Resources for Domestic Facilities and Foreign Facilities—Identification and Inspection of Facilities. (7/11)

Comments to FSIS/FDA on the Update of the 2003 Interagency Quantitative Assessment of the Relative Risk to Public Health from Foodborne Listeria monocytogenes among Selected Categories of Ready-to-Eat Foods. (7/11)

Comments to FDA on Ensuring the Safety of Imported Foods and Animal Feed: Comparability of Food Safety Systems and Import Practices of Foreign Countries. (7/11)

Comments to CDC on the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES). (6/11)

Comments regarding the USDA, FSIS Food Safety Education Campaign Tracking Survey. (6/11)

Comments to USDA on Proposed SNAP-Ed Revisions (6/11)

Comments to FSIS on the Mandatory Inspection of Catfish and Catfish Products. (6/11)

Comment on Amending Serving-Size Regulations (6/11)

Comments on the National Antimicrobial Resistance Monitoring System Strategic Plan 2011-2015. (5/11)

Comments on the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act: Focus on Preventive Controls for Facilities. (5/11)

Letter to FDA Commissioner Margaret Hamburg regarding the National Conference on Interstate Milk Shipments (NCIMS) proposal to eliminate FDA consideration of evidence of drug residues in bob veal calf tissues as an indicator of possible drug misuse on dairy farms. (5/11)

Comments to USDA on Proposed Nutrition Standards in the National School Lunch and Breakfast Program (4/11)

Comments on Authority to Require Import Certifications for Food; and Accreditation of Third-party Auditors. (4/11)

Comments on the Codex Electronic Working Group Draft Report on Risk Management Recommendations for Veterinary Drugs without ADI/MRL (4/11)

Comments to FDA on Unapproved Animal Drugs (4/11)

Comments to CDC on Antimicrobial Resistance Action Plan (4/11)

Comments to FDA on Unapproved Animal Drugs (4/11)

Comments to the CDC on FoodNet Non-0157 Shiga Toxin-Producing E.coli Study: Assessment of Risk Factors for Laboratory-Confirmed Infections and Characterization of Illnesses by Microbiological Characteristics (4/11)

Comments to the CDC on the National Voluntary Environmental Assessment Information System (NVEAIS) Data Collection Proposal (4/11)

2010

Request for Waiver to permit NY to exclude SSB from SNAP (11/10)

FDA Hearing on the Labeling Food from AquAdvantage Salmon (9/10)

Comments to EPA Regarding Proposed Registration Extensions for Bt corn Registrations (9/10)

Comments to EPA Regarding Pesticide Product Registration Issuances for PIP Seed Blends (6/10)

Comments to U.S. Department of Agriculture regarding nutrition labeling of single-ingredient products and ground or chopped meat and poultry products (3/10)

Comments to the Task Force on Childhood Obesity: Request for Information (3/10)

Comments to USDA on 2010 WIC Food Package Rule

Food Labeling Chaos (1/10)

2009

Comments to FSIS on proposed rule establishing the cooperative interstate shipment program (11/09)

Comments to the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service on proposed regulations discussed in the Federal Register (6/09)

Comments to FSIS on Comparative Risk Assessment of Listeria monocytogenes in Ready-to-Eat Meat and Poultry Deli Meats (6/09)

FDA urged to take enforcement action against Bayer Healthcare for it's "One A Day Men's Health Formula" multivitamin (6/09)

Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack urged to revisit provisions regarding soft drinks in the SNAP-Ed Plan Guidance (6/09)

Letter to Governor Bredesen urging veto of HB 720, an act to amend TN Code Annotated relative to raw milk (5/09)

Comments to the FDA on the Risk Assessment of the Public Health Impact from Listeria Monocytogenes in Ready-to-Eat Foods (4/09)

Letter to Representative Badon regarding Vibrio vulnificus (4/09)

Letter to Assembly Member Feuer supporting AB 1372 regarding HACCP (4/09)

Comments to USDA on 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans (1/09)

2008

Letter to President-Elect Barack Obama Regarding the Appointment of Secretary of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (12/08)

Comments to FDA Regarding Proposed Rule on Label Requirements for Food with Refused Enry into the United States (12/08)

Comments to the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service on proposed regulations for genetically engineered crops (11/08)

Comments to FDA on Regulation of Gentically Engineered Animals Containing Heritable rDNA Constructs (11/08)

Letter to U.S. Department of Agriculture Requesting Comment on Irradition as a Processing Aid (10/08)

Comments on Proposed Rule on Requirements for the Disposition of Non-Ambulatory Cattle (9/08)

Comments on the Developement of Healthy People 2020 Objectives (9/08)

FDA urged to halt misleading food claims: Protect immunity, nourish the brain, support a healthy digestive system or protect cartilage and joints (7/08)

Letter to Commissioner von Eschenbach for Emergency Regulation in Wake of Ongoing Salmonella Investigation (7/08)

Comments to FDA Regarding Third-Party Certification Programs for Foods and Feeds (5/08)

Comments to FDA on Draft Compliance Guide for Listeria Monocytogenes (4/08)

Comments to U.S. Department of Agriculture Regarding Salmonella Verification Sample Sampling Program (2/08)

2007

Comments on Handling Regulations for Leafy Greens(12/07)

Comments Regarding the Handling of the Topps Beef Recall (10/07)

Comments to USDA on the draft environmental impact statement regarding the regulatory revisions proposed by the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (9/07)

Comments on Final Rule Regarding Mandatory Country of Origin Labeling of Fish and Shellfish (8/07)

Comments to EPA regarding potential revisions to current regulations for Plant-Incorporated Protectants (7/07)

Comments to FDA on Proposed Rule Regarding Irradiation in the Production, Processing and Handling of Food (7/07)

Letter to Commissioner von Eschenbach Regarding the Pet Food Recall and Ban on Chinese Grain Imports (4/07)

Letter to Commissioner von Eschenbach Regarding Control of Vibrio Vulnificus in Gulf Coast Shellfish (3/07)

2006

CSPI Petitions FDA to regulate Manure, Water Sanitation on Farms (11/06)

Comments to USDA on the Risked-Based Inspection System Public Meeting (11/06)

California Petition (10/06)

Letter in opposition to "Commonsense Consumption Act" (9/06)

Letter to FDA Regarding Mercury Labeling (7/06)

2005

Letter to FDA Regarding Point-of-Sale Advisories on seafood containing Mercury (12/05)

Comments to USDA on 2006 WIC Food Package Rule (11/06)

Food Safety Bill of Rights (9/05)

School Safety Report Card (9/05)

Letter regarding Vibrio vulnificus in Gulf Coast shellfish (8/05)

Petition to USDA to Require Labeling of Allergenic Food Ingredients (2/05)

Comments to FDA on its Draft Guidance for Early Food Safety Assessments (1/05)

2004

USDA Urged to Reconsider Decision to Prohibit Creekstone Farms from Voluntarily Testing for BSE (4/04)

Comments to USDA on Proposed Regulatory Changes by the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service for Genetically Engineered Plants (3/04)

2003

Comments on Imported Food Under the Public Health Security and Bioterrorism Preparedness and Response Act of 2002 (12/03)

Comments on Registration of Food Facilities Under the Public Health Security and Bioterrorism Preparedness and Response Act of 2002 (12/03)

Letter to USDA on the Safety Assessment of Round Ready Wheat (11/03)

Letter to FDA on the Safety Assessment of Roundup Ready Wheat (11/03)

Comments on Bioterrorism Proposed Recordkeeping Regulations (7/03)

Comments on Bioterrorism Administrative Detention Regulations (7/03)

Comments on Notice on Emergency Rulemaking : Raw Oysters (6/03)

Comments to USDA on Regulation of Plants Engineered to Produce Pharmaceuticals and Industrial Compounds (5/03)

Letter to Secretary Anne Veneman:BSE (5/03)

Letter To Agriculture Secretary Ann Veneman: On Discovery of Mad Cow In Canada (5/03)

CSPI Opposes Setting a Food Tolerance for New Experimental Bt Corn Due to Allergy Concerns. (4/03)

Comments on Bioterrorism Proposed Regulations on Registration (4/03)

Comments on Bioterrorism Proposed Regulations on Prior Notice (4/03)

Comments on Proposed Regulations to Implement Section 305 (Registration) of the Bioterrorism Act (4/03)

Comments on Proposed Regulations to Implement Section 307 (Prior Notice of Imported Food) of the Bioterrorism Act (4/03)

Comments on Draft "Guidance for Industry: Drugs, Biologics, and Medical Devices Derived From Bioengineered Plants for Use in Humans and Animals" (2/03)

2002

Letter to USDA re: Animal Care and Disease Prevention, Food Safety (12/02)

Comments to the Office of Science and Technology Policy on Proposed Federal Actions Regarding Agricultural Biotechnology (9/02)

Comments to EPA on an Application by Monsanto Co. for the Registration of Corn Containing a Bt Gene (Cry3Bb1) for Resistance to Corn Rootworm (6/02)

Letter to Secretary Tommy Thompson on Finalizing Proposed “Premarket Notice Concerning Bioengineered Foods” Rule (5/02)

Comments to EPA on Compliance Assurance Programs submitted by registrants of Bt corn and cotton crops (3/02)

2001

Petition for Rules Regarding The Labeling and Manufacturing of Foods Containing Allergenic Substances (11/01)

Comments to EPA Opposing the Exemption from Regulation of Several Categories of Genetically Engineered Pesticidal Plants (9/01)

Comments to EPA on Bt Crops Reassessment (9/01)

Letter to FDA Seeking Enforcement Against Misbranding of Foods that Manufacturers Claim Do Not Contain Genetically Engineered Ingredients (8/01)

Letter to FDA Amending Comments on Voluntary Food Labeling Guidance to Incorporate CSPI National Opinion Poll Survey Results (5/01)

Comments to FDA on its Proposed Rule on "Premarket Notice Concerning Bioengineered Foods" (5/01)

Comments to FDA on its Draft Guidance on "Voluntary Labeling Indicating Whether Foods Have or Have Not Been Developed Using Bioengineering." (3/01)

Letter to EPA opposing “Revolving Door” appointments (2/01)

2000

Letter to FDA Regarding Plan to Strengthen Genetically Modified Food Consultation Process (8/00)

Petition to Set A Regulatory Limit for Methylmercury In Seafood That Reflects the Risk to Pregnant Women and Children From the Intake of Seafood Containing Methylmercury (7/00)

Comments to the USDA and FDA RE: Presidents’s Food Safety Council, Draft Preliminary Food Safety Strategic Plan (2/00)

Petition for Regulatory Action to Require Microbial Testing By Industry for Listeria monocytogenes in Ready-To-Eat Meat and Poultry Products (1/00)

1999

Petition to FDA for Regulatory Action to Revise the Labeling Requirements for Foods Containing Sorbitol (9/99)

Comments to USDA Re: Irradiation of Meat and Meat Products (4/99)


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