To submit comments to FDA Online on the Produce Safety Rule, click on the direct link below and follow the instructions we have provided:
Produce Safety Rule: FDA-2011-N-0921
Preventive Control Rule: FDA-2011-N-0920
Step 1. If your comment is less than one page (5,000 characters), enter your comment in the “Comment” box. If you are attaching comments as a separate file, click on “Choose files” to select and upload your document.
Step 2. Enter your “First Name” and “Last Name.”
Step 3: If you want to give your “Zip/Postal Code” and/or “E-mail Address,” click the box for “I want to provide my contact information” and enter your information. Otherwise, leave box unchecked.
Step 4: Click the box to de-select “I am submitting on behalf of a third party” to remove the fields for “Submitter’s Representative” and “Organization Name.”
Step 5. Use the “Category” field and identify yourself (i.e., “Individual,” “Food Industry”).
Step 6. Click “Continue” to see “Your Preview” and verify the information you entered. You may click “Edit” if you need to make changes. Otherwise, click the box “I read and understand the statement above” and click “Submit Comment.”
To submit written comments, mail your comments to:
Division of Dockets Management (HFA-305)
U.S. Food and Drug Administration
5630 Fishers Lane, Room 1061
Be sure to include the Agency Name and docket number at the top of the first page!
• FDA-2011-N-0921 for the proposed Produce Rule
• FDA-2011-N-0920 for the proposed Preventive Controls Rule
Sample Letter to FDA on the Proposed Produce Safety Rule
Sample Letter to FDA on the Preventive Controls Rule
Food Safety Overview