FDA to hold public meeting on FSMA updates
FDA has announced a public meeting on November 13 to discuss proposed changes to four rules originally proposed in 2013 to implement the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA).
The meeting will be held in College Park, MD at the Harvey W. Wiley Federal Bldg., Wiley Auditorium from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
The four FSMA rules with proposed changes and updates are: Current Good Manufacturing Practice and Hazard Analysis and Risk-Based Preventive Controls for Human Food (Preventive Controls of Human Food); Standards for the Growing, Harvesting, Packing, and Holding of Produce for Human Consumption (Produce Safety); Current Good Manufacturing Practice and Hazard Analysis and Risk-Based Preventive Controls for Food for Animals (Preventive Controls for Animal Food); and Foreign Supplier Verification Programs for Importers of Food for Humans and Animals (Foreign Supplier Verification Programs).
According to FDA, the purpose of the meeting is to gather stakeholder and public comments on the new content of the supplemental proposed rules and to inform the public about the rulemaking process. FDA will also respond to questions about the revised proposed rules.
For question about the meeting , contact: Juanita Yates, FDA, Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition, telephone: 240-402-1731, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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