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HHS/FDA RIN: 0910-AI74 Publication ID: Fall 2023 
Title: Fish and Shellfish; Canned Tuna Standard of Identity and Standard of Fill of Container 

FDA is proposing to amend the requirements for the canned tuna standard of identity and standard of fill of container. This proposed rule, if finalized, will modernize and update these food standards in a number of technical ways and is in partial response to a citizen petition submitted by Bumble Bee Foods, LLC, StarKist Co., and Tri-Union Seafoods, LLC (doing business as Chicken of the Sea International).  We tentatively conclude that this action, if finalized, will promote honesty and fair dealing in the interest of consumers.

Agency: Department of Health and Human Services(HHS)  Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant 
RIN Status: Previously published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Proposed Rule Stage 
Major: Undetermined  Unfunded Mandates: No 
CFR Citation: 21 CFR 161.190   
Legal Authority: 21 U.S.C. 321    21 U.S.C. 341    21 U.S.C. 343    21 U.S.C. 348    21 U.S.C. 371    21 U.S.C. 379e   
Legal Deadline:  None
Action Date FR Cite
NPRM  08/25/2023  88 FR 58157   
NPRM Comment Period End  11/24/2023 
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: No  Government Levels Affected: None 
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:
Jennifer Shemansky
Department of Health and Human Services
Food and Drug Administration
Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition, 5001 Campus Drive, Room #3D037,
College Park, MD 20740
Phone:240 402-2371