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Public Meeting on the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act: Focus on Preventive Controls for Facilities

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Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition - Food and Drug Administration

April 14, 2011

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently announced a Public Meeting entitled, “FDA Food Safety Modernization Act: Focus on Preventive Controls for Facilities.” The meeting will be held on Wednesday, April 20, 2011, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. at the FDA White Oak Campus, The Great Room, Building 31, Room 1503, 10903 New Hampshire Avenue, Silver Spring, MD 20993.

The purpose of the meeting is to provide interested person an opportunity to discuss implementation of the preventive controls for facilities provisions of the recently enacted FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA). FDA is seeking input to inform the development of regulations and guidance on preventive controls for facilities.

Listening to our stakeholders is the primary purpose of this meeting. Interested parties may make presentations at the April 20th meeting, participate in multiple breakout sessions, and/or submit written comments. There will also be an interactive webcast, with closed captioning provided.