FDA announces public meeting on international food safety steps
In a separate constituent update today, CFSAN announced a public meeting in June on the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act that will deal with international capacity building. The meeting will be held Jun 19 from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm EST at the L'Enfant Plaza Hotel in Washington, D.C. In the update, CFSAN said the meeting is designed to provide discussion on the FDA's "comprehensive plan to expand the technical, scientific, and regulatory capacity of foreign governments and their respective food industries in countries that export foods to the United States." The public will have an opportunity to provide input on the process, the agency said.