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« on: May 01, 2008, 02:15:06 PM »

Animal Feed Safety System

FDA Public Meeting on Opportunity for Public Input on Standards for Pet Food and Other Animal Feeds

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is announcing 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, on the development of standards for pet food, including ingredient standards and definitions, processing standards, and updated labeling standards.  Establishment by regulation of such standards for pet food was mandated by the FDA Amendments Act of 2007 (FDAAA).  FDA also would like to obtain input on whether the ingredient standards and definitions and processing standards should cover all animal feeds.  Additional information about the meeting may be found in the April 21, 2008 Federal Register

The public meeting will be held on May 13, 2008, from 8:00 am – 4:30 pm.

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To ensure consideration of your comments regarding the development of standards for pet food and other animal feeds, you should submit comments by June 13, 2008.  While interested persons may comment orally at the public meeting, comments may also be submitted in writing or electronically in addition to, in lieu of, restating, expanding upon, or supplementing oral comments to the Division of Dockets Management (HFA-305), Food and Drug Administration, 5630 Fishers Lane, Room 1061, Rockville, MD 20852.  Submit electronic comments to .  Submit a single copy of electronic comments on two paper copies of any mailed comments, except that individuals may submit one paper copy.

All comments are to be identified with the Docket No. FDA-2007-N-0442 (formerly Docket No. 2007N-0487).  Received comments may be seen in the Division of Dockets Management between 9 am and 4 pm, Monday through Friday.  You may also view received comments at

For general information contact, Tracey Forfa, Center for Veterinary Medicine, Food and Drug Administration, 7519 Standish Place, Rockville, MD 20855, (240) 276-9000, Fax: (240) 276-9030, e-mail:


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