Monday, December 06, 2010

Food Dyes: FDA to hold hearing

The Food Advisory Committee will meet to discuss whether available relevant data demonstrate a link between children’s consumption of synthetic color additives in food and adverse effects on behavior. Background material is available at:

Food and Drug Administration [Docket No. FDA–2010–N–0001] Food Advisory Committee

This notice announces a forthcoming meeting of a public advisory committee of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The meeting will be open to the public. The meeting will be held on March 30 and 31, 2011, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Contact Person: Carolyn Jeletic, Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition (HFS–024), Food and Drug Administration, 5100 Paint Branch Pkwy., College Park, MD 20740, 301–436–1913 or FDA Advisory Committee Information Line, 1–800–741–8138 (301–443–0572 in the Washington, DC area), code 3014510564.

Interested persons may present data, information, or views, orally or in writing, on issues pending before the committee. Written submissions may be made to the contact person on or before March 23, 2011.

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