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Public Calendar: April 27-May 1, 2009

This public calendar is issued by the Food and Drug Administration. It lists significant meetings held by designated FDA policy makers with persons outside the executive branch of the Federal Government.

FDA Official and TitleDateLocationOther FDA ParticipantsNon-FDA ParticipantsSubject
Joshua Sharfstein, Acting Commissioner Food and Drugs4/27/09Silver Spring, MDDavid Acheson, Lawrence Bachorik, David Dorsey, Bernadette Dunham, Patricia Kuntze, Michael Landa, Jeff Shuren,  Steven  Solomon, Stephen SundlofMarianne Rowden (American Association of Exporters & Importers), Robb MacKie (American Bakers Association), Joel Newman and Steven Kopperud (American Feed Industry Association), Katia Fowler (American Herbal Products Association), J. Patrick Boyle (American Meat Institute), James Hodges (American Meat Institute Foundation), Patrick Archer (American Peanut Council), Julia Bellinger (American Spice Trade Association), Steven Mister and Andrew Shao (Council for Responsible Nutrition), Deborah White and John Billings (Food Marketing Institute), Scott Faber and Stuart Pape (Grocery Manufacturers Association), Constance Tipton and Joseph Levitt (International Dairy Foods Association), Julie Fields and James Barnette (National Association of Convenience Stores), John Whipple (National Council of Chain Restaurants), Lisa Weddig (National Fisheries Institute), Randy Gordon (National Gran and Feed Association), Duane Ekedahl and Nancy Cook (Pet Food Institute), Tom O’Brien (Produce Marketing Association), Robert Guenther (United Fresh Produce AssociationFDA Food Safety Listening Session with Industry
Joshua Sharfstein, Acting Commissioner Food and Drugs4/28/09Washington, DCN/AErik Olson (PEW Health Group) and consumersGeneral discussion about food-related issues
Joshua Sharfstein, Acting Commissioner Food and Drugs5/1/09Silver Spring, MDN/AGail McGovern  (American Red Cross)Meet and Greet with the President and CEO of the American Red Cross
Jesse Goodman, Chief Scientist and Acting Deputy Commissioner4/27/09-5/1/09N/AN/AN/ANo significant meetings
John Dyer, Deputy Commissioner for Operations and Chief Operating Officer4/27/09-5/1/09N/AN/AN/ANo significant meetings
Murray Lumpkin, Deputy Commissioner for International and Special Programs4/27/09-5/1/09N/AN/AN/ANo significant meetings
Randall Lutter, Deputy Commissioner for Policy5/1/09College Park, MDSteve SolomonGuest Speakers, the Public and Consumer GroupsEconomically Motivated Adulteration Public Meeting
Janet Woodcock, Director, Center for Drug Evaluation and Research4/28/09Boston, MARobert Temple, Melissa RobbEllen Strahlman (Glaxo Smith Kline) Stella Blackburn  (European Agency for the Evaluation of Medical Products) Adrian Thomas  (Johnson & Johnson)Post-Approval Summit
Michael Chappell, Acting Associate Commissioner, Office of Regulatory Affairs4/27/09-5/1/09N/AN/AN/ANo significant meetings
Karen Midthun, Acting Director, Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research4/27/09-5/1/09N/AN/AN/ANo significant meetings
Daniel Schultz, Director, Center for Devices and Radiological Health4/27/09-5/1/09N/AN/AN/ANo significant meetings
Stephen Sundlof, Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition4/27/09College Park, MDJanice Oliver, Jack Guzewich, John Sheehan, Dianne Benjamin, Roberta WagnerMelvin N. Kramer, Fred Dignan (via phone), (EHA Consulting Group)Alfalfa Sprouts
Stephen Sundlof, Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition4/27/09College Park, MDJanice Oliver, Roberta Wagner, David Acheson, John Sheehan, Samir Assar, Jack Guzewich, Brandon Bridgman, Michelle Smith, Bill Correll , Felicia Houge, Joy JohnsonBarbara Sanderson, Robert Sanderson, (Jonathan's Sprouts)International Sprout Growers Assoc.
Bernadette Dunham, Director, Center for Veterinary Medicine4/27/09-5/1/09N/AN/AN/ANo significant meetings
William Slikker, Director, National Center for Toxicological Research4/27-28/09Cincinnati, OHJames Fuscoe, Dan Doerge, Janet ZangN/AChair and Co-Chair of Workshops at the 2009 Toxicology and Risk Assessment Conference
Michael M. Landa, Acting Chief Counsel5/1/09Rockville, MDEric Blumberg, Lynn Mehler, Elizabeth Dickinson, Jeff Senger, Gary BuehlerVernessa Pollard, Dan Krakov (Arnold and Porter)Application Issue.