[Federal Register Volume 60, Number 92 (Friday, May 12, 1995)]
[Notices]
[Page 25689]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 95-11800]



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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
Food Safety and Inspection Service
[Docket No. 94-022N]


National Advisory Committee on Microbiological Criteria for 
Foods; Meeting

    Notice is hereby given that a meeting of the National Advisory 
Committee on Microbiological Criteria for Foods will be held on 
Thursday, May 25, and Friday, May 26, 1995, at the Holiday Inn Crowne 
Plaza, 1750 Rockville Pike, Rockville, Maryland 20852, (301) 468-1100. 
The meetings will be held from 1:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. on May 25 and 
from 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. on May 26.
    The Committee provides advice and recommendations to the 
Secretaries of Agriculture and Health and Human Services concerning the 
development of microbiological criteria by which the safety and 
wholesomeness of food can be assessed, including criteria pertaining to 
microorganisms that indicate whether food has been produced using good 
manufacturing practices. This meeting is being held prior to the 
closing of the comment period to provide for a full discussion of 
USDA's ``Pathogen Reduction; Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point 
(HACCP) Systems'' proposed rulemaking published on February 3, 1995 (60 
FR 6774). The proposal was introduced to the Committee at its meeting 
on April 17-19, 1995, and the Committee members were asked to provide 
their scientific advice at this May meeting. The meeting will include 
discussion of the following topics as time permits:
    I. Input and Discussion on the USDA ``Pathogen Reduction; Hazard 
Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP) Systems'' proposed 
rulemaking,
    II. HACCP Application in Broiler Slaughter and Processing,
    III. Parameters for the Safe Processing and Distribution of Smoked 
Fish, and
    IV. Public Comments.
    The Committee meeting is open to the public on a space available 
basis. With the exception of comments on the Pathogen Reduction; HACCP 
Systems proposed rule, interested persons may file comments on topics 
listed in this notice. Comments may be sent before and after the 
meeting to: Mr. Craig Fedchock, Advisory Committee Specialist, U.S. 
Department of Agriculture, Food Safety and Inspection Service, Room 
311, 1255 22nd Street, NW., Washington, DC 20250-3700. Comments on the 
Pathogen Reduction; HACCP Systems proposed rule should be submitted to: 
FSIS Docket Clerk's Office, Room 4352, South Agriculture Building, Food 
Safety and Inspection Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, 
Washington, DC 20250. Background materials are available for inspection 
by contacting Mr. Fedchock on (202) 254-2517.

    Done at Washington, DC, on: May 9, 1995.
Michael R. Taylor,
Administrator, Food Safety and Inspection Service.
[FR Doc. 95-11800 Filed 5-9-95; 3:25 pm]
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