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Food Protection docket

This article was originally published in The Tan Sheet

Executive Summary

FDA established a public docket to receive information and comments related to its Food Protection Plan, according to an April 2 Federal Register notice. The plan published in November calls for providing the agency with mandatory recall power (1"The Tan Sheet" Nov. 12, 2007, p. 6). The agency asks for comments on three elements: prevention, intervention and response. Some of the questions include, "What, if any, significant gaps are there in the key prevention steps and the associated FDA actions listed in the plan?" and "What are potential data sources other than FDA data to inform the risk-based approach?" The deadline for comments is July 31...

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