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Guidance Issuing OfficeCenter for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is providing guidance on labeling of foods that need refrigeration by consumers to maintain safety or quality. This guidance, which represents FDA’s policy on adequate safe handling instructions for food, should reduce the likelihood of temperature abuse of certain foods by consumers, and it is intended to reduce the potential for foodborne illness and death.
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
5630 Fishers Lane, Rm 1061
Rockville, MD 20852
All written comments should be identified with this document's docket number: FDA-1996-D-0012.