FDA Schedules Public Meetings on FSMA Agricultural Water Requirements

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will be holding two virtual public meetings on the recently released proposed rule “Standards for the Growing, Harvesting, Packing, and Holding of Produce for Human Consumption Relating to Agricultural Water.” The purpose of the public meetings is to discuss the proposed rule, which was issued under the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act. These public meetings are intended to facilitate and support the public’s evaluation and commenting process on the proposed rule. The meetings are set for February 14, 2022, 11:45 am – 7:45 pm EST and for February 25, 2022, 8:45 am – 4:45 pm EST. Registration is required to attend.