Public Meeting

FDA Food Safety Modernization Act: Proposed Rules to Establish Standards for the Growing, Harvesting, Packing, and Holding of Produce for Human Consumption and for Current Good Manufacturing Practice and Hazard Analysis and Risk-Based Preventive Controls for Human Food Public Meeting

Purpose: To discuss the proposed rules to establish standards for growing, harvesting, packing and holding of produce for human consumption (the produce safety proposed rule) and for current good manufacturing practice and hazard analysis and risk-based preventive controls for human food (the preventive controls proposed rule), which are the first of several proposed rules that would establish the foundation of, and central framework for, the modern food safety system envisioned by Congress in the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA).


Public Meeting: Chicago, Illinois

Date:March 11, 2013: 8:30 am — 5:00 pm
March 12, 2013: 8:30 am — 12:00 pm
Onsite Registration: 8:00 am — 8:30 am
Location:The Westin Michigan Avenue
909 North Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60611

Please note the following important dates:
February 21, 2013:Closing Date for Request to Make Oral Comment
Closing Date to Request Special Accommodation due to a Disability
March 1, 2013: Closing Date for Advance Registration
May 16, 2013:Closing date to submit either electronic or written comments to FDA's Division of Dockets Management. Docket Numbers: FDA-2011-N-0920 and FDA-2011-N-0921

Public Meeting: Portland, Oregon

Date: March 27, 2013: 8:30 am — 5:00 pm
March 28, 2013: 8:30 am — 12:00 pm
Onsite Registration: 8:00 am — 8:30 am
Location:Crowne Plaza Portland Downtown Convention Center
1441 NE 2nd Avenue
Portland, OR 97232

Please note the following important dates:
March 8, 2013:Closing Date for Request to Make Oral Comment
Closing Date to Request Special Accommodation due to a Disability
March 18, 2013: Closing Date for Advance Registration
May 16, 2013:Closing date to submit either electronic or written comments to FDA's Division of Dockets Management. Docket Numbers: FDA-2011-N-0920 and FDA-2011-N-0921
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