FDA Food Safety Modernization Act: Proposed Rules to Establish Standards for the Growing, Harvesting, Packing, and Holding of Produce for Human Consumption and for Current Good Manufacturing Practice and Hazard Analysis and Risk-Based Preventive Controls for Human Food Public Meeting
Sponsored by U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
|Date:||February 28, 2013: 8:30 am - 5:00 pm|
|March 1, 2013: 8:30 am - 12:00 pm|
U.S. Department of Agriculture
14th & Independence Avenue, S.W.
Wing 5 Entrance*
Washington, DC 20250
*Note: Attendees must provide a photo ID to enter the building.
Purpose: To discuss the proposed rules to establish standards for growing, harvesting, packing and holding of produce for human consumption (the produce safety proposed rule) and for current good manufacturing practice and hazard analysis and risk-based preventive controls for human food (the preventive controls proposed rule), which are the first of several proposed rules that would establish the foundation of, and central framework for, the modern food safety system envisioned by Congress in the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA).
Please note the following important dates:
February 8, 2013: Closing date for Request to Make Oral Comment
February 15, 2013: Closing date to Request Special Accommodations due to a disability
February 20, 2013: Closing date for:
We regret to inform you that we have reached room capacity for this meeting and registration is now closed. We thank you for your interest and apologize for any inconvenience. The meeting transcript, as well as video recording, will be posted when they become available to FDA's FSMA website: http://www.fda.gov/Food/FoodSafety/FSMA/
Please note that FDA will hold additional public meetings on the two FSMA proposed rules March 11-12 in Chicago, IL, and March 27-28 in Portland, OR. For more details on these two meetings, please visit: http://www.fda.gov/Food/FoodSafety/FSMA/ To Register, please visit: http://ppleventreg.com/FDA-FoodSafety-IL-OR/
May 16, 2013: Closing date to submit either electronic or written comments to FDA's Division of Dockets Management. Docket Numbers: FDA-2011-N-0920 and FDA-2011-N-0921
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