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Guidance Issuing OfficeCenter for Veterinary Medicine
On April 25, 2008, FDA published a final rule in the Federal Register, entitled “Substances Prohibited from Use in Animal Food or Feed” (73 FR 22719). See also 74 FR 18626; April 24, 2009, which confirmed the effective date and established a compliance date of October 26, 2009. This final rule established a new regulation at 21 CFR 589.2001 entitled, “Cattle materials prohibited in animal food or feed to prevent the transmission of bovine spongiform encephalopathy” and, amended the previously existing ruminant feed regulation at 21 CFR 589.2000 entitled, “Animal proteins prohibited in animal feed.” FDA has prepared this Small Entity Compliance Guide in accordance with section 212 of the Small Business Regulatory Enforcement Fairness Act of 1996 (Public Law 104-121). This document is intended to provide guidance on the requirements of Title 21, Code of Federal Regulations, new Section 589.2001, and amended Section 589.2000.
You can submit online or written comments on any guidance at any time (see 21 CFR 10.115(g)(5))
If unable to submit comments online, please mail written comments to:
Food and Drug Administration
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All written comments should be identified with this document's docket number: FDA-2008-D-0597.