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FDA Announces First Closer to Zero Action Plan Public Meeting

Closer to Zero - Reducing Children's Exposure to Metals from Food

Constituent Updates

October 8, 2021

Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced the virtual public meeting: “Closer to Zero Action Plan: Impacts of Toxic Element Exposure and Nutrition at Different Crucial Developmental Stages.” This meeting is the first of several expected meetings on the Closer to Zero (C2Z) action plan to receive stakeholder input. The purpose of this meeting is to discuss the scope of our action plan as it relates to the impacts of toxic element exposure and nutrition at different crucial developmental stages on growth and development.  

Meeting Date: November 18, 2021 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. (EST)

Registration: To register for the webcast, please visit FDA’s meeting registration page. There is no registration fee for the public meeting. Early registration is recommended.

Advance Registration Deadline: November 12, 2021 at 11:59 p.m. (EST)

Commenting: Submit comments electronically on Regulations.gov to Docket ID FDA-2021-N-0966; this docket will close on December 20, 2021.

For additional information about the meeting, including requests to make oral presentations, please visit the Federal Register Notice announcing the public meeting.


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