FDA announcement on preventing foodborne illness and improving produce safety


A media call hosted by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to announce the next steps in implementing the landmark FDA Food Safety Modernization Act and preventing food safety problems before they happen.


– Margaret A. Hamburg, M.D., commissioner, U.S. Food and Drug Administration

– Michael Taylor, deputy commissioner for foods and veterinary medicine, FDA


Friday, January 4, 2013, Noon, EST


Reporters may participate by dialing 800-369-2160 or for international reporters, 517-308-9111. The pass code for all callers is “FDA.”

A replay of the briefing will be available about one hour after the call ends until February 4, 2013, by calling 800-839-1169, or for international reporters, 203-369-3036.