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HHS/FDA RIN: 0910-AG09 Publication ID: Spring 2017 
Title: Updated Standards for Labeling of Pet Food 
Abstract:

FDA is proposing updated standards for the labeling of pet food that include nutritional and ingredient information, as well as style and formatting standards. FDA is taking this action to provide pet owners and animal health professionals more complete and consistent information about the nutrient content and ingredient composition of pet food products.

 
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services(HHS)  Priority: Economically Significant 
RIN Status: Previously published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Long-Term Actions 
Major: Yes  Unfunded Mandates: Private Sector 
EO 13771 Designation:  
CFR Citation: 21 CFR 501.201    21 CFR 501.221   
Legal Authority: 21 U.S.C. 343    21 U.S.C. 371    Pub. L. 110-85, sec 1002(a)(3)   
Legal Deadline:
Action Source Description Date
Final  Statutory    09/27/2009 
Timetable:
Action Date FR Cite
Next Action Undetermined  To Be Determined 
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: Yes  Government Levels Affected: State 
Small Entities Affected: Businesses  Federalism: Yes 
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: Yes 
Agency Contact:
William Burkholder
Veterinary Medical Officer
Department of Health and Human Services
Food and Drug Administration
Center for Veterinary Medicine, MPN-4, Room 2642, HFV-228, 7519 Standish Place,
Rockville, MD 20855
Phone:240 402-5900
Email: william.burkholder@fda.hhs.gov