[Federal Register: November 15, 2002 (Volume 67, Number 221)]


[Page 69225-69226]

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Food and Drug Administration


Contaminants and Natural Toxicants Subcommittee of the 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: Contaminants and Natural Toxicants Subcommittee 

of the 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 December 4 and 5, 2002, 

from 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.

    Location: The Inn and Conference Center, University of Maryland 

University College, 3501 University Boulevard East, Adelphi, MD 20783, 


    Contact Person: Henry Kim, Center for Food Safety and Applied 

Nutrition (HFS-306), Food and Drug Administration, 5100 Paint Branch 

Pkwy., College Park, MD 20740, 301-436-2023, 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 subcommittee will discuss FDA's action plan for 

addressing the issue of acrylamide in food. An agenda for the meeting 

will be available on the Internet at http://www.cfsan.fda.gov/list.html 

and at the meeting location on the day of the meeting.

    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 November 20, 

2002. Oral presentations from the public will be scheduled between 

approximately 4:30 p.m. and 6 p.m. on December 4, 2002, on issues 

related to acrylamide in food. Time allotted for each presentation may 

be limited. Those desiring to make formal oral presentations should 

notify the contact person before November 20, 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 


    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 Henry Kim at least 7 

days in advance of the meeting.

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    Notice of this meeting is given under the Federal Advisory 

Committee Act (5 U.S.C. app. 2).

    Dated: November 7, 2002.

Linda Arey Skladany,

Senior Associate Commissioner for External Relations.

[FR Doc. 02-28941 Filed 11-14-02; 8:45 am]