Public Meeting; National Advisory Committee on Microbiological Criteria for Foods
This notice is announcing that the National Advisory Committee on Microbiological Criteria for Foods (NACMCF) will hold a public meeting of the full Committee on November 15, 2022. The Committee will discuss and vote on adopting the following report: Enhancing Salmonella Control in Poultry Products. An update on the Cyclospora cayetanensis charge will also be provided and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will issue an additional work charge on Cronobacter spp. in Powdered Infant Formula to the Committee.
The full Committee will hold an open meeting on Tuesday, November 15, 2022, from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Submit comments on or before December 30, 2022.
The Committee meeting will be held virtually using Zoom. Attendees must pre-register at https://ems8.intellor.com/?do=register&t=1&p=845409 to receive a join link, dial-in number, access code, and unique Attendee ID for the event. Persons interested in providing comments at the November 15 plenary session should indicate so when registering.
The NACMCF document for adoption will be available at https:// federal-register-notices. FSIS invites interested persons to submit comments on the meeting document. Comments may be submitted by one of the following methods:
- Federal eRulemaking Portal: This website provides the ability to type short comments directly into the comment field on this web page or attach a file for lengthier comments. Go to https://www.regulations.gov. Follow the on-line instructions at that site for submitting comments.
- Mail: Send to Docket Clerk, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Food Safety and Inspection Service, 1400 Independence Avenue SW, Mailstop 3758, Room 1258, Washington, DC 20250-3700.
- Hand- Or Courier-Delivered Submittals: Deliver to 1400 Independence Avenue SW, Jamie L. Whitten Building, Room 350-E, Washington, DC 20250-3700.
Instructions: All items submitted by mail or electronic mail must include the Agency name and docket number FSIS-2022-0031. Comments received in response to this docket will be made available for public inspection and posted without change, including any personal information, to https://www.regulations.gov.
Docket: For access to background documents or comments received, call (202) 720-5627 to schedule a time to visit the FSIS Docket Room at 1400 Independence Avenue SW, Washington, DC 20250-3700.
Agenda: FSIS will finalize an agenda on or before the meeting date and post it on the FSIS web page at Events & Meetings.
Please note that the meeting agenda is subject to change due to the time required for reviewing and adopting the reports; thus, sessions could end earlier or later than anticipated. Please plan accordingly if you would like to attend this meeting or participate in the public comment period. Also, the official transcript of the November 15, 2022 Committee meeting, when it becomes available, will also be posted on FSIS' website at NACMCF meetings.
For Further Information Contact
John Jarosh, USDA, FSIS, Office of Public Health Science, 1400 Independence Avenue SW, Room 1131, Washington, DC 20250; Email: NACMCF@usda.gov.
Persons requiring a sign language interpreter or other special accommodations should notify Mr. Jarosh by October 31, 2022.