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Public Meeting Notice on Progress toward Attribution of Foodborne Illness

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Interagency Food Safety Analytics Collaboration

Tri-Agencies to Update Public on Harmonized Foodborne Illness Attribution

CDC, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA),  and USDA’sFood Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) will hold a public meeting on Tuesday, February 24, 2015 to update stakeholders on the Interagency Food Safety Analytics Collaboration’s (IFSAC) work to improve foodborne illness source attribution.  Specifically, IFSAC will provide updates on work to develop harmonized foodborne illness source attribution estimates, as well as other analyses IFSAC has undertaken since its formation in 2011. This work can inform food safety strategies. FSIS, FDA, and CDC are also interested in input from stakeholders regarding plans for future IFSAC endeavors.

Meeting Logistics

  • Tuesday, February 24, 2015, 8:30 am – 5:00 pm EST
  • Jefferson Auditorium in South Building, U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), 14th & Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, DC
  • No fee to register
  • Pre-registration is mandatory for participants attending both in-person and via webcast
  • In-person attendees must check-in onsite the day of the meeting
  • Non-USDA employees must enter through the Wing 4 entrance on Independence Avenue and show a photo ID to enter the building
  • Only pre-registered attendees will be permitted to enter the building 
IFSAC is a collaboration of CDC, FDA, and USDA-FSIS. Formed in 2011, IFSAC's goal is to improve coordination of food safety analytic efforts.

How to Register:

Onsite registration will not be permitted.  Early registration is recommended because seating is limited. 


Additional Information:

Please note the following important dates:
  • February 9, 2015:  Closing date for request to make oral comment  
  • February 9, 2015:  Closing date to request special accommodations due to a disability
  • February 17, 2015:  Closing date for registration
  • April 30, 2015:  Closing date to submit comments to Docket Clerk

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