PUBLIC MEETING: FDA visits Ohio

Apr 30, 2013, 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Deadline: 

COME to the FDA listening session meeting to talk with FDA officials about the Food Safety Modernization Act and the Produce Rule.  This new rule affects produce growers of Ohio! Hear information straight from the source!

The Ohio State University and The Ohio Department of Agriculture are hosting the Food and Drug Administration for a LISTENING session on April 30, 2013.

Officials from the FDA will be in attendance at Shisler Conference Center at the OARDC campus in Wooster Ohio to hear questions, comments, concerns, and complaints from the produce industry in regards to the FOOD SAFETY MODERNIZATION ACT's PROPOSED PRODUCE RULE.

Open to the Public

Free

Register at ODA website here

AGENDA:

1:00-1:15: Opening statements, ODA

1:15-1:30: Introduction, OSU

1:30-1:45: Mike Taylor, FDA speaking about FSMA

1:45-2:00: Jim Gorny, FDA will present brief overview of the Produce Rule

2:00-4:00: Q & A session from the public.  The FDA will answer questions, interpret scenarios for farmers, explain how exemptions will affect them, the final rule, and the implementation periods.  Open to all the public.  FDA really wants to hear from us!