View Rule

View EO 12866 Meetings Printer-Friendly Version     Download RIN Data in XML

HHS/FDA RIN: 0910-AG35 Publication ID: Spring 2013 
Title: Produce Safety Regulation 
Abstract: FDA is proposing to establish science-based minimum standards for the safe production and harvesting of those types of fruits and vegetables that are raw agricultural commodities for which the Secretary has determined that such standards minimize the risk of serious adverse health consequences or death. The purpose of the proposed rule is to reduce the risk of illness associated with fresh produce. 
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services(HHS)  Priority: Economically Significant 
RIN Status: Previously published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Proposed Rule Stage 
Major: Yes  Unfunded Mandates: Private Sector 
EO 13771 Designation: uncollected 
CFR Citation: Not Yet Determined     (To search for a specific CFR, visit the Code of Federal Regulations.)
Legal Authority: 21 USC 342    21 USC 350h    21 USC 371    42 USC 264    PL 111-353 (signed on Jan. 4, 2011)   
Legal Deadline:
Action Source Description Date
NPRM  Statutory  Proposed rule not later than 12 months after the date of enactment of the Food Safety Modernization Act.   01/04/2012 
Action Date FR Cite
NPRM  01/16/2013  78 FR 3503   
NPRM Comment Period End  05/16/2013 
NPRM Comment Period Extended  04/26/2013  78 FR 24692   
NPRM Comment Period Extended End  09/16/2013 
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: Yes  Government Levels Affected: None 
Small Entities Affected: Businesses  Federalism: No 
Included in the Regulatory Plan: Yes 
International Impacts: This regulatory action will be likely to have international trade and investment effects, or otherwise be of international interest.
RIN Data Printed in the FR: Yes 
Agency Contact:
Samir Assar
Supervisory Consumer Safety Officer
Department of Health and Human Services
Food and Drug Administration
Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition, Office of Food Safety, 5001 Campus Drive,
College Park, MD 20740
Phone:240 402-1636