FDA Adds Public Meetings for Proposed Rule on Intentional Adulteration of Food
By Heidi Parsons
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today announced that it will hold two more public meetings regarding the Proposed Rule for Focused Mitigation Strategies to Protect Food Against Intentional Adulteration that is part of the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA). In addition to the previously announced meeting on Feb. 20 in College Park, MD, the FDA plans to hold public meetings on Feb. 27 in Chicago and on March 13 in Anaheim, CA.
Comments on the Proposed Rule, which are due March 31, may be submitted via Regulations.gov.
To prepare for any of the public meetings or simply to learn more about the Proposed Rule's requirements, exemptions, and modifications, see:
- The full Proposed Rule (Docket No. FDA-2013-N-1425-0002)
- Federal Register notice
- Summary & Highlights
- Exemptions and Modified Requirements
- Explanatory Diagrams (PDF: 646KB), which include the following:
- Diagram 1: Would the proposed rule to protect against intentional adulteration apply to me?
- Diagram 2: Requirements for proposed rule to protect against intentional adulteration