May 6, 2016
FDA hosting public meetings on FSMA implementation

The FDA will host three one-day public meetings, entitled FDA Food Safety Modernization Act: Focus on Strategic Implementation of Prevention-Oriented Import Safety Programs.” The public meetings will be held in different regions throughout the U.S. to provide importers and other interested persons an opportunity to have an in-depth discussion on the implementation of the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) import safety programs.

The public meetings scheduled will take place:

  • June 7, 8:30 a.m. – 3 p.m.
    The Hilton Costa Mesa, 3050 Bristol Street, Costa Mesa, CA 92626
  • June 15, 8:30 a.m. – 3 p.m.
    Renaissance Meadowlands Hotel, 801 Rutherford Ave., Rutherford, NJ 07070
  • June 21, 8:30 a.m. – 3 p.m.
    Double Tree Suites by Hilton Hotel Detroit-Downtown Fort Shelby, 525 W Lafayette Blvd., Detroit, MI 48226

During these meetings, participants and key FDA subject matter experts will discuss the next phase of FSMA implementation related to import safety programs, which includes establishing the operational framework for these programs and plans for guidance documents, training, education, and technical assistance.

Public Meeting attendees are encouraged to register online to attend the meeting in person. For questions about registering for the meeting or to register by phone, call Peggy Walker at 214-384-0667. Early registration is strongly recommended because seating is limited.

For general questions about the meeting, or request special accommodations due to a disability, call Juanita Yates, FDA, Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition, at 240-402-1731.

75 Applewood Dr. Ste. A
P.O. Box 128
Sparta, MI 49345


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