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FDA Holding Public Meeting on FSMA Preventive Controls for Human and Animal Food Final Rules

Constituent Update

September 21, 2015

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced today a public meeting to offer the opportunity for discussion on the recently finalized rules on preventive controls for human and animal foods under the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA).

The meeting, entitled “FDA Food Safety Modernization Act: Final Rules to Establish Requirements for Current Good Manufacturing Practice, Hazard Analysis, and Risk – Based Preventive Controls for Human and Animal Food,”  will be held on October 20, 2015 from 8:30 a.m. until 5 p.m. at Chicago Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile, 540 North Michigan Ave., Chicago, IL 60611.

The public meeting will also provide an opportunity to discuss the FDA’s comprehensive planning effort for the next phase of FSMA implementation, which involves putting in place the new public health prevention measures and the risk-based industry accountability framework that is at the core of the act.

Public meeting attendees are encouraged to register online to attend the meeting in person or via live Webcast.  For questions about registering for the meeting or to register by phone, contact Courtney Treece at 704-258-4983, FAX: 469-854-6992, e-mail: ctreece@planningprofessionals.com. Early registration is strongly recommended because seating is limited.

For general questions about the meeting or to request special accommodations due to a disability: Juanita Yates, FDA, Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition, 240-402-1731, e-mail: Juanita.yates@fda.hhs.gov.

Registration and Additional Information

Please note the following important dates:

  • October 6, 2015: Closing date to request special accommodation due to a Disability
  • October 12, 2015: Closing date for Advance Registration

 

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