FDA to Hold Teleconference on Gluten-Free Labeling of Foods Today

 
8/2/2011

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has released the following invitation to a teleconference that will be held this afternoon. The National Foundation for Celiac Awareness (NFCA) will be dialing in to get the latest update.

WHAT:  A stakeholder teleconference regarding FDA's proposed rule on gluten-free labeling of foods                  

WHO:

-- Michael R. Taylor, J.D., Deputy Commissioner for Foods, FDA

-- Michael M. Landa, J.D., Acting Director, Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition, FDA

WHEN: Tuesday, August 2, 2011 at 4:00 p.m. ET 

HOW:  The teleconference will be held Tuesday, August 2, 2011 from 4:00 to 5:00 p.m. ET. The toll-free number is 800-369-1976 (inside the United States) and 312-470-7298 (international). The code is CFSAN.

A replay will be available one hour after the teleconference ends until September 2, 2011. To hear the replay, callers can dial 866-415-8391.  International callers will need to dial 203-369-0700.


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