FDA - Public Meeting - December 9, 2014

FDA Public Meeting on Updates to the Redbook

Sponsored by U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)

Date:December 9, 2014: 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Onsite Registration: 8:00 am - 8:30 am
Location: Harvey W. Wiley Federal Building Auditorium
5100 Paint Branch Parkway
College Park, MD 20740

Note: Attendees must provide a photo ID to enter the building.

Note: We encourage all attendees to use the Metro as parking is very limited. Webcast registration will be open until the event.

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will hold a Public Meeting to solicit comments on the Guidance for Industry, "Toxicological Principles for the Safety of Food Ingredients," also known as the "Redbook."

Purpose: To invite public input into possibly expanding the scope of the Redbook to include chemical safety assessments for all products over which FDA's Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition (CFSAN) has statutory authority, including regulatory contexts such as food additives, food contact substances, dietary supplement ingredients, food contaminants, and cosmetics.

Please note the following important dates:

November 21, 2014: Closing date for Request to Make Oral Comment
November 21, 2014: Closing date to Request Special Accommodations due to a Disability
December 2, 2014: Closing date for: Advance Registration:

Please note that registration for in person attendance is now closed; however, on-site registration will be available.
In addition, registration to attend via live webcast is still open. To register for the webcast, please click on the yellow registration button located above and complete the registration form.
A recording of the webcast as well as written transcript will be posted to the FDA website once they’re available following the meeting.

February 9, 2015: Closing date to submit either electronic or written comments to FDA's Division of Dockets Management (HFA-305), Food and Drug Administration, 5630 Fishers Lane, Rm. 1061, Rockville, MD 20852, Docket No. FDA-2014-N-1497.


Public Meeting attendees are encouraged to register on-line to attend the meeting in person or via live webcast. For questions about registration, to register orally, or to submit a notice of participation by mail, fax, or email, contact: Courtney Treece, Planning Professionals Ltd., 1210 W. McDermott Street, Suite 111, Allen, TX 75013, phone: 704-258-4983, fax: 469-854-6992, e-mail: ctreece@planningprofessionals.com.

For general questions about the meeting, contact: Dr. Jeremiah Fasano, Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition (HFS-255), Food and Drug Administration, 5100 Paint Branch Parkway, College Park, MD 20740, phone: 240-402-1173, email: jeremiah.fasano@fda.hhs.gov.

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