[Federal Register: May 30, 2002 (Volume 67, Number 104)]
[Page 37844]
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Food and Drug Administration

Food Advisory Committee; Notice of Meeting

AGENCY: Food and Drug Administration, HHS.

ACTION: Notice.


    This notice announces a forthcoming meeting of a public advisory 
committee of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The meeting will 
be open to the public.
    Name of Committee: Food Advisory Committee.
    General Function of the Committee: To provide advice and 
recommendations to the agency on FDA's regulatory issues.
    Date and Time: The meeting will be held on July 23 through July 25, 
2002, from 8:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m.
    Location: Sheraton College Park Hotel, Salons A, B, and C, 4095 
Powder Mill Rd., Beltsville, MD 20705, 301-937-4422.
    Contact Person: Catherine M. DeRoever, Center for Food Safety and 
Applied Nutrition (HFS-006), Food and Drug Administration, 5100 Paint 
Branch Pkwy., College Park, MD 20740, 301-436-2397, or FDA Advisory 
Committee Information Line, 1-800-741-8138 (301-443-0572 in the 
Washington, DC area), code 10564. Please call the Information Line for 
up-to-date information on this meeting.
    Agenda: The purpose of the meeting is to discuss FDA's consumer 
advisory regarding methyl mercury and seafood.
    Procedure: Interested persons may present data, information, or 
views, orally or in writing, on issues pending before the committee. 
Written submissions may be made to the contact person by July 11, 2002. 
Oral presentations from the public will be scheduled between 
approximately 4:30 p.m. and 5 p.m. on July 23, 2002, and between 
approximately 1:30 p.m. and 2 p.m. on July 24, 2002. Time allotted for 
each presentation may be limited. Those desiring to make formal oral 
presentations should notify the contact person before July 11, 2002, 
and submit a brief statement of the general nature of the evidence or 
arguments they wish to present, the names and addresses of proposed 
participants, and an indication of the approximate time requested to 
make their presentation.
    Persons attending FDA's advisory committee meetings are advised 
that the agency is not responsible for providing access to electrical 
    FDA welcomes the attendance of the public at its advisory committee 
meetings and will make every effort to accommodate persons with 
physical disabilities or special needs. If you require special 
accommodations due to a disability, please contact Catherine DeRoever 
at least 7 days in advance of the meeting.
    Notice of this meeting is given under the Federal Advisory 
Committee Act (5 U.S.C. app. 2).

    Dated: May 23, 2002.
Linda A. Suydam,
Senior Associate Commissioner for Communications and Constituent 
[FR Doc. 02-13584 Filed 5-29-02; 8:45 am]