« Summary of Recent Developments in EPA's Drinking Water Program and Areas for Additional Focus | Main | Politicians Play Chicken with Poultry Plants »

April 3, 2008

Food Protection Plan and Third Party Certification Programs for Foods and Feeds

CFSAN Constituent Update:

On Tuesday, April 1, 2008, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration held a teleconference to announce the establishment of two public Dockets. The FDA is requesting information and comments on its 2007 Food Protection Plan that presents a robust strategy to protect the nation's food supply from both unintentional contamination and deliberate attack. The FDA is also requesting stakeholder comments on the use of Third-Party Certification Programs for Foods and Feeds.

Commenting on FDA's Food Protection Plan
FDA encourages interested persons to submit written comments on the Food Protection Plan to the Division of Dockets Management (HFA-305), Food and Drug Administration, 5630 Fishers Lane, Room 1061, Rockville, MD 20852. The Federal Register Notice can be viewed and electronic comments can be submitted to http://www.regulations.gov. All comments should be identified with docket number FDA-2008-N-00188.

Third-Party Certification Programs for Foods and Feeds
FDA also encourages interested persons to submit written comments on Third-Party Certification Programs for Foods and Feeds to the Division of Dockets Management (HFA-305), Food and Drug Administration, 5630 Fishers Lane, Room 1061, Rockville, MD 20852. The Federal Register Notice can be viewed and electronic comments can be submitted to http://www.regulations.gov. All comments should be identified with the docket number FDA-2008-N-0183.

Teleconference Replay
A replay of the teleconference is available now and ends Tuesday, April 8, 2008 (CT). You can access the replay by calling 1-866-505-6449.

Resource material on the Food Protection Plan is available on the FDA Web site.

Constituent Updates are also available on the web at http://www.cfsan.fda.gov/~dms/cfsupdat.html.

April 3, 2008 in food safety | Permalink

TrackBack

TrackBack URL for this entry:
http://www.typepad.com/services/trackback/6a00d8341bfae553ef00e55196b2658833

Listed below are links to weblogs that reference Food Protection Plan and Third Party Certification Programs for Foods and Feeds:

Comments

Post a comment