FDA to Hold Public Meetings to Discuss the Requirements for Additional Traceability Records for Certain Foods: Proposed Rule

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will be holding a series of three virtual one-day public meetings to discuss the recently released proposed rule “Requirements for Additional Traceability Records for Certain Foods.” The purpose of the public meetings is to discuss the proposed rule, which was issued under the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act. These public meetings are intended to facilitate and support the public’s evaluation and commenting process on the proposed rule.

The public meetings will be held according to the schedule below. The times for each meeting have been adjusted to provide persons in different regions of the country an opportunity to comment.

First Virtual Public Meeting

November 6, 2020, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. EST

Second Virtual Public Meeting

November 18, 2020, 9:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. EST

Third Virtual Public Meeting

December 2, 2020, 11:30 a.m. – 7:30 p.m. EST

Registration is required to attend one of the virtual meetings. Space is limited so please register early. For general questions about the meetings, contact Juanita Yates, FDA, Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition, e-mail: [email protected].

For additional information, see the Federal Register Notice announcing the meetings and the Meeting Page to register.