FDA - Public Meeting - June 19, 2012

International Capacity Building with Respect to Food Safety Public Meeting

Sponsored by U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)

Date:9:00 am - 5:00 pm, June 19, 2012
Location: L'Enfant Plaza Hotel
480 L'Enfant Plaza S.W.
Washington, DC 20024-2253

Purpose: The purpose of the Meeting is to provide interested persons an opportunity to discuss FDA's comprehensive plan to expand the technical, scientific, and regulatory capacity of foreign governments and their respective food industries in countries that export foods to the United States (the "capacity-building plan"). FDA is developing this plan pursuant to the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA). More specifically, the public will have an opportunity to provide information and share views that will inform FDA's development of the capacity-building plan. FDA is also establishing a docket to collect comments, data, and information relevant to the capacity-building plan.

Please note the following important dates:

June 11, 2012: Closing date for:

July 20, 2012: Closing date to submit either electronic or written commnts to FDA's Division of Dockets Management


For questions about registration, to register orally, or to submit a notice of participation by mail, fax, or by e-mail: Courtney Treece, Planning Professionals Ltd., 1210 W. McDermott, Suite 111, Allen, TX 75013, phone: 704-258-4983, fax: 469-854-6992, e-mail: ctreece@planningprofessionals.com.

For questions about the Meeting, or if you need special accommodations due to disability: Juanita Yates, phone: 240-402-1731, e-mail: juanita.yates@fda.hhs.gov.

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