FDA announces public meeting to discuss ‘healthy’ as food labeling term

FDA announces public meeting to discuss ‘healthy’ as food labeling term

The meeting will be held on March 9, at the Hilton Washington D.C./Rockville Hotel.

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February 27, 2017
Press Release
Consumer Watch

FDA will hold a public meeting to discuss the use of the term “healthy” in the labeling of food products on March 9, 2017, 8:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. at the Hilton Washington DC/Rockville Hotel, 1750 Rockville Pike, Rockville, MD 20852.

The meeting format will include introductory presentations, stakeholder perspective panel sessions, and multiple opportunities for individuals to express their opinions through oral presentations and breakout sessions. The meeting also will be broadcast via live webcast.

Public meeting attendees are encouraged to register online to attend the meeting in person. For questions about registering for the meeting or to register by phone, contact Jim Nakayama, The Nakamoto Group, Inc., 11820 Parklawn Drive, Suite 240, Rockville, MD 20852, phone: 301-468-6535 ext. 212, fax: 301-468-6536, email: events@nakamotogroup.com. Early registration is strongly recommended because seating is limited.

For general questions, contact Juanita Yates, Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition (HFS-009), Food and Drug Administration, 5001 Campus Dr., College Park, MD 20740, phone: 240-402-1731, email: Juanita.Yates@fda.hhs.gov.

For more information about the meeting, see the Federal Register notice about the meeting.

The deadline to submit written/electronic comments is April 26, 2017.