FDA is announcing its intention to schedule and hold a public meeting to obtain input from stakeholder groups, including, but not limited to, the Association of American Feed Control Officials (AAFCO), veterinary medical associations, animal health organizations, and pet food manufacturers for the development of ingredient, processing, and labeling standards to ensure the safety of pet food. These standards were mandated by the FDA Amendments Act of 2007 (FDAAA). The date, time, and location for the public meeting will be announced in a subsequent notice that will be published in the Federal Register at a later date.
A docket has been opened at FDA to receive any comments in advance of the public meeting. Submit written comments to the Division of Dockets Management (HFA-3051, Food and Drug Administration, 5630 Fishers Lane, rm. 1061, Rockville, MD 20852.
For more information about the docket (Docket #: 2007N-0487) and how to submit electronic comments, visit the FDA Federal Register.
Note: As of today, Docket #: 2007N-0487 is not available online, but when it is posted online, people are then able to leave comments electronically.
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