2002N-0278 - Prior Notice of Imported Food Under the Publich Health Security and Bioterrorism Preparedness and Response Act of 2002; Notice of Availability of Joint FDA-CBP Plan for Increasing Integration and Assessing the Coordination of Prior Notice Timeframes
FDA Comment Number : EC439
Submitter : Ms. Amy Rosenoff Date & Time: 05/17/2004 06:05:45
Organization : Pacific Organic Produce
Category : Food Industry
Issue Areas/Comments
GENERAL
GENERAL
Produce should be exempt from prior notice time frame for imports because it undergoes scrutimny at the port by FDA agents. Prior notice could cause problems with perishable products and hurt US tade.