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HHS/FDA RIN: 0910-AG69 Publication ID: Fall 2016 
Title: Registration of Food Facilities: Amendments to Food Facility Registration Requirements 
Abstract:

This rule will amend FDA's regulation for food facility registration by requiring that food facilities submit registrations in an electronic format beginning in 2016, and by codifying the requirement that facilities renew their registrations with FDA every two years. In addition, the rule will amend the definition of "retail food establishment," and will also require certain additional information be submitted as part of food facility registration.

 
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services(HHS)  Priority: Other Significant 
RIN Status: Previously published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Completed Actions 
Major: No  Unfunded Mandates: No 
EO 13771 Designation:  
CFR Citation: 21 CFR 1.227(b)(11) (revision)    21 CFR 1, subpart H     (To search for a specific CFR, visit the Code of Federal Regulations.)
Legal Authority: Pub. L. 111-353, sec 102    21 U.S.C. 350d    21 U.S.C. 350d    21 U.S.C. 371    21 U.S.C. 381(1)   
Legal Deadline:  None
Timetable:
Action Date FR Cite
NPRM  04/09/2015  80 FR 19159   
NPRM Comment Period End  06/08/2015 
Final Action  07/14/2016  81 FR 45911   
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: No  Government Levels Affected: None 
Small Entities Affected: Businesses  Federalism: No 
Included in the Regulatory Plan: No 
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: No 
Agency Contact:
Courtney Buchanan
Program Analyst
Department of Health and Human Services
Food and Drug Administration
Room 3C-028, HFS 615, 5100 Paint Branch Parkway,
College Park, MD 20740
Phone:301 436-2487
Email: courtney.buchanan@fda.hhs.gov