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Overview of Records and Administrative Detention Proposed Regulations
Overview of Records and Administrative Detention Proposed Regulations
Purpose of Briefing
Purpose of Briefing
FDA Regulatory Development: Lead Personnel
FDA Regulatory Development: Lead Personnel
Background: FDAs Regulatory Development Timeline
Background: FDAs Regulatory Development Timeline
Background: FDAs Regulatory Development Timeline
Background: FDAs Regulatory Development Timeline
Proposed Recordkeeping Requirements 68 FR 25188 (May 9, 2003)
Proposed Recordkeeping Requirements 68 FR 25188 (May 9, 2003)
Who Would Be Required To Establish And Maintain Records
Who Would Be Required To Establish And Maintain Records
Whom Does The Proposed Rule Exclude
Whom Does The Proposed Rule Exclude
Whom Does The Proposed Rule Exclude
Whom Does The Proposed Rule Exclude
Partial Exclusions* Fishing vessels not engaged in processing Pet food
Partial Exclusions* Fishing vessels not engaged in processing Pet food
Whom Does The Proposed Rule Exclude
Whom Does The Proposed Rule Exclude
Facilities Engaged in Multiple Activities
Facilities Engaged in Multiple Activities
What Foods Does the Proposed Rule Cover
What Foods Does the Proposed Rule Cover
Examples of FDA-Regulated Food
Examples of FDA-Regulated Food
Examples of FDA-Regulated Food
Examples of FDA-Regulated Food
What Foods Does FDA Not Regulate
What Foods Does FDA Not Regulate
Proposed Definitions
Proposed Definitions
Proposed Farm Definition (cont
Proposed Farm Definition (cont
Proposed Definitions (cont
Proposed Definitions (cont
Proposed Definitions (cont
Proposed Definitions (cont
Proposed Definitions (cont
Proposed Definitions (cont
Proposed Definitions (cont
Proposed Definitions (cont
Records Non-transporters Have To Establish And Maintain to Identify
Records Non-transporters Have To Establish And Maintain to Identify
Records Non-transporters Have To Establish And Maintain to Identify
Records Non-transporters Have To Establish And Maintain to Identify
Non-transporters Records Regarding the IPS
Non-transporters Records Regarding the IPS
Example 1: Common Storage Silo for An Ingredient (e
Example 1: Common Storage Silo for An Ingredient (e
Example 2: Dedicated Storage Silos for Each Ingredient Source
Example 2: Dedicated Storage Silos for Each Ingredient Source
Records Non-transporters Have To Establish And Maintain to Identify
Records Non-transporters Have To Establish And Maintain to Identify
What Information Must Non-Transporters Keep in Records to Identify the
What Information Must Non-Transporters Keep in Records to Identify the
Establishment and Maintenance of Records by Non-Transporters
Establishment and Maintenance of Records by Non-Transporters
Records Transporters Have To Establish And Maintain to Identify the
Records Transporters Have To Establish And Maintain to Identify the
What Records Would Transporters Have To Establish And Maintain
What Records Would Transporters Have To Establish And Maintain
Example 3: Various Transportation Companies
Example 3: Various Transportation Companies
Example 4: Purple Transportation Company
Example 4: Purple Transportation Company
Frequently Asked Questions
Frequently Asked Questions
Do other recordkeeping requirements in statutes and regulations still
Do other recordkeeping requirements in statutes and regulations still
When do I have to create the records
When do I have to create the records
Can I Use Existing Records
Can I Use Existing Records
In what format must I establish and maintain these records
In what format must I establish and maintain these records
How long must the records be retained
How long must the records be retained
What are the record availability requirements
What are the record availability requirements
What are the record availability requirements (cont
What are the record availability requirements (cont
What records are excluded
What records are excluded
What if records arent established, maintained, or provided to FDA
What if records arent established, maintained, or provided to FDA
When would compliance with the recordkeeping rules be required
When would compliance with the recordkeeping rules be required
Some Significant Areas For Which FDA Specifically Is Seeking Comment
Some Significant Areas For Which FDA Specifically Is Seeking Comment
Some Significant Areas For Which FDA Specifically Is Seeking Comment
Some Significant Areas For Which FDA Specifically Is Seeking Comment
Proposed Administrative Detention Requirements 68 FR 25242 (May 9,
Proposed Administrative Detention Requirements 68 FR 25242 (May 9,
What are the criteria for detaining food
What are the criteria for detaining food
Administrative Detention
Administrative Detention
What Food is Subject to FDAs Jurisdiction
What Food is Subject to FDAs Jurisdiction
Examples of FDA-Regulated Food
Examples of FDA-Regulated Food
What Food is Not Subject to Administrative Detention
What Food is Not Subject to Administrative Detention
Labeling or Marking of Detained Food
Labeling or Marking of Detained Food
Proposed Expedited Procedures for Detained Perishable Foods
Proposed Expedited Procedures for Detained Perishable Foods
Proposed Expedited Procedures for Detained Perishable Foods (cont
Proposed Expedited Procedures for Detained Perishable Foods (cont
FDAS Administrative Detention: Proposed Definitions
FDAS Administrative Detention: Proposed Definitions
What Information Must Be Included in An Administrative Detention Order
What Information Must Be Included in An Administrative Detention Order
What Information Must Be Included in An Administrative Detention Order
What Information Must Be Included in An Administrative Detention Order
What Information Must Be Included in An Administrative Detention Order
What Information Must Be Included in An Administrative Detention Order
Who would receive a copy of the detention order
Who would receive a copy of the detention order
When does a detention order terminate
When does a detention order terminate
Administrative Detention Right to Appeal
Administrative Detention Right to Appeal
Appeals
Appeals
Detention Appeal Timelines
Detention Appeal Timelines
Detention Appeal Timelines (cont
Detention Appeal Timelines (cont
Use of Classified Information in Hearings
Use of Classified Information in Hearings
Use of Classified Information (cont
Use of Classified Information (cont
Next Steps
Next Steps
Next Steps (cont
Next Steps (cont
How Do I Get a Copy of the Proposed Rules
How Do I Get a Copy of the Proposed Rules
How To Comment (Deadline July 8, 2003)
How To Comment (Deadline July 8, 2003)
For Further Information
For Further Information

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Overview of Records and Administrative Detention Proposed Regulations Implementing the Bioterrorism Act

Overview of Records and Administrative Detention Proposed Regulations Implementing the Bioterrorism Act.ppt
1 Overview of Records and Administrative Detention Proposed Regulations

Overview of Records and Administrative Detention Proposed Regulations

Implementing the Bioterrorism Act Leslye M. Fraser, Esq. Associate Director for Regulations Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition

2 Purpose of Briefing

Purpose of Briefing

Provide an overview of proposed regulations implementing the Public Health Security and Bioterrorism Preparedness and Response Act of 2002 (the Bioterrorism Act) (PL 107-188): Section 306: Establishment, Maintenance, and Availability of Records Section 303: Administrative Detention of Food for Human or Animal Consumption

3 FDA Regulatory Development: Lead Personnel

FDA Regulatory Development: Lead Personnel

Senior Manager

L. Robert Lake

(301) 436-2379

Overall Lead

Leslye M. Fraser

(301) 436-2378

Records Lead

Nega Beru

(301) 436-1400

Administrative Detention Lead

Marquita Steadman

(301) 827-6733

E-mail: Lloyd.Lake@cfsan.fda.gov Leslye.Fraser@cfsan.fda.gov Nega.Beru@cfsan.fda.gov Marquite.Steadman@cfsan.fda.gov

4 Background: FDAs Regulatory Development Timeline

Background: FDAs Regulatory Development Timeline

July Aug. 2002: FDA held six outreach meetings with 36 Embassies and 52 organizations Until Aug. 30, 2002: FDA received > 150 comments from stakeholders that we considered as we developed the proposed rules

5 Background: FDAs Regulatory Development Timeline

Background: FDAs Regulatory Development Timeline

May 9, 2003: FDA published proposed rules with 60 day comment period (ends July 8, 2003) No extensions will be granted given statutory deadline May 7, 2003: Public meeting via satellite downlink to domestic and international sites Transcripts available in English, French & Spanish By Dec. 12, 2003: FDA plans to issue final rules

6 Proposed Recordkeeping Requirements 68 FR 25188 (May 9, 2003)

Proposed Recordkeeping Requirements 68 FR 25188 (May 9, 2003)

Statutory Deadline: December 12, 2003

7 Who Would Be Required To Establish And Maintain Records

Who Would Be Required To Establish And Maintain Records

Domestic persons that manufacture, process, pack, transport, distribute, receive, hold or import food intended for human or animal consumption in the U. S. Persons includes individuals, partnerships, corporations, cooperatives, associations, and government entities. Foreign facilities that manufacture, process, pack or hold food intended for human or animal consumption in the U.S., unless excluded

8 Whom Does The Proposed Rule Exclude

Whom Does The Proposed Rule Exclude

Excluded From All Requirements: Farms Restaurants Firms regulated exclusively by the US Department of Agriculture (USDA)

9 Whom Does The Proposed Rule Exclude

Whom Does The Proposed Rule Exclude

Excluded From All Requirements: Foreign facilities, if food is further manufactured/processed (including packaging) by another facility outside the US Exclusion does not apply if the activities of the subsequent facility are limited to a de minimis activity

10 Partial Exclusions* Fishing vessels not engaged in processing Pet food

Partial Exclusions* Fishing vessels not engaged in processing Pet food

entities that are exempt from FDAs BSE rule (21 CFR 589.2000) *No exclusion from the records access provisions

Whom Does The Proposed Rule Exclude?

11 Whom Does The Proposed Rule Exclude

Whom Does The Proposed Rule Exclude

Partial Exclusions for Retail* All retail facilities are excluded from keeping records of immediate subsequent recipients Retail facilities employing < 10 full time equivalent employees selling unprocessed food from its farm or a neighboring farm (with respect to records for that unprocessed food) *No exclusion from records access provisions

12 Facilities Engaged in Multiple Activities

Facilities Engaged in Multiple Activities

Records must be established and maintained for all covered activities Example: growing oranges and processing them into orange juice for sale to a distributor Growingexcluded as farm Processingrecords required

13 What Foods Does the Proposed Rule Cover

What Foods Does the Proposed Rule Cover

Applies to all foods under FDAs jurisdiction Definition in sec. 201 (f) of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act applies: i.e., (1) articles used for food or drink for man or other animals, (2) chewing gum, and (3) articles used for components of any such article.

14 Examples of FDA-Regulated Food

Examples of FDA-Regulated Food

Food and food additives for man or animals Dietary supplements and dietary ingredients Infant formula Pet food Beverages (including alcoholic beverages and bottled water) Fruits and vegetables

15 Examples of FDA-Regulated Food

Examples of FDA-Regulated Food

Fish and seafood Dairy products and shell eggs Raw agricultural commodities for use as food or components of food Canned foods Live food animals Bakery goods, snack food, and candy

16 What Foods Does FDA Not Regulate

What Foods Does FDA Not Regulate

Foods that are subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) under the: Federal Meat Inspection Act (21U.S.C. 601 et seq.) Poultry Products Inspection Act (21 U.S.C. 451 et seq.), or Egg Products Inspection Act (21 U.S.C. 1031 et seq.)

17 Proposed Definitions

Proposed Definitions

Farm: a facility in one general physical location devoted to the growing of crops for food and/or the raising of animals for food (including seafood) e.g., apple orchards, dairy farms, feedlots, and aquaculture facilities

18 Proposed Farm Definition (cont

Proposed Farm Definition (cont

Farm includes a facility that . . . Packs or holds food if all food is grown or raised on that farm or consumed on that farm; and Manufactures/processes food, if all of the food used in such activities is consumed on that farm or another farm under the same ownership

19 Proposed Definitions (cont

Proposed Definitions (cont

Manufacturing/processing Making a food from one or more ingredients Synthesizing, preparing, treating, modifying, or manipulating food, including food crops or ingredients E.g., cutting, peeling, trimming, washing, waxing, bottling, labeling, or packaging

20 Proposed Definitions (cont

Proposed Definitions (cont

Pet food food for non-food producing animals Perishable food - food that is not heat-treated, not frozen, and not otherwise preserved in a manner so as to prevent the quality of the food from being adversely affected if held longer than 7 days under normal shipping and storage conditions

21 Proposed Definitions (cont

Proposed Definitions (cont

Restaurant a facility that prepares and sells food directly to consumers for immediate consumption e.g., cafeterias, and hospital, nursing home, or day care kitchens [and by analogy, pet shelters, kennels and veterinary facilities that provide food directly to animals] Facilities that provide food to interstate conveyances (e.g., trains, planes) are not restaurants

22 Proposed Definitions (cont

Proposed Definitions (cont

Retail facility: A facility that sells food products directly to consumers only Transporter - person who has possession, custody, or control of an article of food for the sole purpose of transporting the food Non-transporter - a person who owns food or who holds, processes, packs, imports, receives, or distributes food for purposes other than transportation

23 Records Non-transporters Have To Establish And Maintain to Identify

Records Non-transporters Have To Establish And Maintain to Identify

the Immediate Previous Source (IPS)

Non-transporters have to establish and maintain records to identify the non-transporter and transporter IPS of all food you receive that include: Firm name, including responsible individual and contact information (domestic or foreign) Description of type of food received, including brand name and specific variety

24 Records Non-transporters Have To Establish And Maintain to Identify

Records Non-transporters Have To Establish And Maintain to Identify

the IPS (cont)

Date food was received Lot number or other identifier, if available Quantity and how the food is packaged (e.g., 25 lb cartons) Name, responsible individual, and contact information of the transporters who brought the food to you

25 Non-transporters Records Regarding the IPS

Non-transporters Records Regarding the IPS

Records must include all information reasonably available to you to identify the specific source of each ingredient that was used to make every lot of finished product What is reasonably available may vary from case to case

26 Example 1: Common Storage Silo for An Ingredient (e

Example 1: Common Storage Silo for An Ingredient (e

g., Flour)

Information reasonably available is the identity of all potential sources of the flour for each finished product

27 Example 2: Dedicated Storage Silos for Each Ingredient Source

Example 2: Dedicated Storage Silos for Each Ingredient Source

Information reasonably available is the identity of the specific source of the flour for each finished product

28 Records Non-transporters Have To Establish And Maintain to Identify

Records Non-transporters Have To Establish And Maintain to Identify

the Immediate Subsequent Recipient (ISR)

Non-transporters have to establish and maintain records to identify the non-transporter and transporter ISR of all food you release that include: Firm name, including responsible individual and contact information of ISR (domestic or foreign) Description of type of food released, including brand name and specific variety

29 What Information Must Non-Transporters Keep in Records to Identify the

What Information Must Non-Transporters Keep in Records to Identify the

ISR (cont)?

Date food was released Lot number or other identifier, if available Quantity and how the food is packaged (e.g., 25 lb cartons) Name, responsible individual, and contact information of the transporters who transferred the food from you

30 Establishment and Maintenance of Records by Non-Transporters

Establishment and Maintenance of Records by Non-Transporters

Non-transporters (e.g. manufacturers) must establish and maintain records that identify both the transporter and non-transporter IPS and ISR (indicated with solid red arrows above)

31 Records Transporters Have To Establish And Maintain to Identify the

Records Transporters Have To Establish And Maintain to Identify the

IPR and ISR

For each food you transport . . . Firm name, including responsible individual and contact information (domestic or foreign) of: Person who had the food immediately before you; and Person who had the food immediately after you Description of type of food, including brand name and specific variety

32 What Records Would Transporters Have To Establish And Maintain

What Records Would Transporters Have To Establish And Maintain

Dates food was received and delivered Lot number or other identifier, if available Quantity and how the food is packaged (e.g., 25 lb cartons) Identification of each and every mode of transportation and responsible individual(s) throughout transport

33 Example 3: Various Transportation Companies

Example 3: Various Transportation Companies

Trucks and planes are owned by different companies. The proposed rule would require each company to keep records only of transactions to which it is a party (i.e., from whom it received the food and to whom it released the food).

34 Example 4: Purple Transportation Company

Example 4: Purple Transportation Company

All trucks and planes are owned by Company A (Purple Transportation Co.) The proposed rule would require the company to keep records of when the food was put on each vehicle and who was responsible for the food during each leg of the trip.

35 Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

. .

36 Do other recordkeeping requirements in statutes and regulations still

Do other recordkeeping requirements in statutes and regulations still

apply?

Yes - you still must comply with all other statutes and regulations that apply to you E.g., recordkeeping requirements for infant formula, low acid canned food, animal feed, bottled water, color additives

37 When do I have to create the records

When do I have to create the records

Records must be created at the time the activity occurs

38 Can I Use Existing Records

Can I Use Existing Records

Yes if they contain all the information required by the proposed rule You are responsible for supplementing existing records, if necessary, to ensure all required information is established and maintained

39 In what format must I establish and maintain these records

In what format must I establish and maintain these records

In any format, paper or electronic Must contain all the required information Proposed rule exempts records from 21 CFR Part 11, which specifies criteria for acceptance by FDA of certain electronic records NOTE: No exemption if the records are kept for some other statutory or regulatory purpose

40 How long must the records be retained

How long must the records be retained

1 Year from date of creation: Perishable foods not intended for processing into non-perishable foods All required records for animal food, including pet food 2 years from date of creation: All other foods, except animal foods

41 What are the record availability requirements

What are the record availability requirements

When FDA has reasonable belief that a food is adulterated and presents a threat of serious adverse health consequences of death to humans or animals, records accessible to FDA must be available for inspection and copying by FDA: Within 4 hours if requested between 8:00 am and 6:00 pm, Monday-Friday Within 8 hours if requested any other time

42 What are the record availability requirements (cont

What are the record availability requirements (cont

)?

If records stored offsite, you must be able to retrieve and provide them onsite within specified timeframes Electronic records are considered onsite if they can be retrieved from an onsite location

43 What records are excluded

What records are excluded

Recipes (quantitative formula excluded, but not individual ingredients) Financial data Pricing data Personnel data Research data Sales data (other than shipment data regarding sales)

44 What if records arent established, maintained, or provided to FDA

What if records arent established, maintained, or provided to FDA

upon request?

Failure to establish and maintain the required records is a prohibited act Failure to make them available to FDA upon proper request is a prohibited act

45 When would compliance with the recordkeeping rules be required

When would compliance with the recordkeeping rules be required

After the final rule is published: Larger businesses (> 500 full time equivalent (FTE) employees) - within 6 months Small businesses (11-499 FTE employees) - within 12 months Very small businesses (< 10 FTE employees) - within 18 months

46 Some Significant Areas For Which FDA Specifically Is Seeking Comment

Some Significant Areas For Which FDA Specifically Is Seeking Comment

Statutory ambiguity/FDA interpretation that we are required by the Statute to promulgate regulations Intrastate coverage authority Limiting foreign coverage to those subject to Registration rule Outer food packaging exclusion Fishing vessels not engaged in processing exclusion Retail facility/Roadside stand exclusion

47 Some Significant Areas For Which FDA Specifically Is Seeking Comment

Some Significant Areas For Which FDA Specifically Is Seeking Comment

(cont.)

Perishable food definition and record retention criteria Pet food partial exclusion Criteria for determining scope of pet food coverage Non-transporter requirement to keep records on both transporters and non-transporters Inclusion of a Model Form in the final rule

48 Proposed Administrative Detention Requirements 68 FR 25242 (May 9,

Proposed Administrative Detention Requirements 68 FR 25242 (May 9,

2003)

Statutory Deadline: None FDA Publication Goal: December 12, 2003

49 What are the criteria for detaining food

What are the criteria for detaining food

An officer or qualified employee of FDA may order detention of food if credible evidence or information that the food presents a threat of serious adverse health consequence or death to humans or animals (SAHCODHA) Applies to both domestic and imported foods

50 Administrative Detention

Administrative Detention

Detention must be approved at district director level or higher, as designated by the Secretary Detention period < 20 days, unless Secretary needs more time (< 30 days total) to pursue seizure or injunction FDA can direct the movement of the food to a secure facility, as appropriate Prohibited act to transfer an article in violation of a detention order or remove/alter any required mark or label

51 What Food is Subject to FDAs Jurisdiction

What Food is Subject to FDAs Jurisdiction

Definition in sec. 201 (f) of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act applies: i.e., (1) articles used for food or drink for man or other animals, (2) chewing gum, and (3) articles used for components of any such article. Examples of FDA-regulated food: Food and food additives for man or animals Dietary supplements and dietary ingredients Infant formula Pet food

52 Examples of FDA-Regulated Food

Examples of FDA-Regulated Food

Beverages (including alcoholic beverages and bottled water) Fruits and vegetables Fish and seafood Dairy products and shell eggs Raw agricultural commodities for use as food or components of food Canned foods Live food animals Bakery goods, snack food, and candy

53 What Food is Not Subject to Administrative Detention

What Food is Not Subject to Administrative Detention

Foods that are subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) under the: Federal Meat Inspection Act (21U.S.C. 601 et seq.) Poultry Products Inspection Act (21 U.S.C. 451 et seq.), or Egg Products Inspection Act (21 U.S.C. 1031 et seq.)

54 Labeling or Marking of Detained Food

Labeling or Marking of Detained Food

Detention may require marking or labeling of detained food, which would include: Statement food is detained by FDA Statement food must not be consumed, moved, altered, or tampered with in any manner without written permission from FDA Violation of detention order or removal of tag or label is a prohibited act Detention order number, detention period, and name of FDA official who issued the order

55 Proposed Expedited Procedures for Detained Perishable Foods

Proposed Expedited Procedures for Detained Perishable Foods

If FDA initiates a seizure action against a detained perishable food, FDA will: send the seizure recommendation to the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) < 4 calendar days after detention order issued, unless extenuating circumstances* exist *Includes, but not limited to instances when the results of confirmatory testing or other evidential development requires > 4 working days to complete

56 Proposed Expedited Procedures for Detained Perishable Foods (cont

Proposed Expedited Procedures for Detained Perishable Foods (cont

If 4th calendar day is not a working day, FDA will advise DOJ on last working day before the 4th day of our plans to recommend seizure action and send recommendation as soon as possible on first working day that follows

57 FDAS Administrative Detention: Proposed Definitions

FDAS Administrative Detention: Proposed Definitions

Perishable foods Food that is not heat-treated, not frozen, and not otherwise preserved in a manner as to prevent the quality of the food from being adversely affected if held longer than 7 days under normal shipping and storage conditions Calendar Day every day shown on the calendar

58 What Information Must Be Included in An Administrative Detention Order

What Information Must Be Included in An Administrative Detention Order

Detention order number The date and hour of the order Identification of the detained food The detention period A statement that the article of food identified in the order is detained for the period shown

59 What Information Must Be Included in An Administrative Detention Order

What Information Must Be Included in An Administrative Detention Order

(cont.)?

A brief, general statement of the reasons for the detention The address and location where the article of food is to be detained and appropriate storage conditions Any applicable conditions of transportation Statement that the food is not to be consumed, moved, altered, or tampered with in any manner during the detention period (unless subject to a conditional release)

60 What Information Must Be Included in An Administrative Detention Order

What Information Must Be Included in An Administrative Detention Order

(cont.)?

Information regarding the appeal process Name and contact information of the District Director in whose district the food is located Statement indicating how the approval of the detention order was obtained (orally or in writing)

61 Who would receive a copy of the detention order

Who would receive a copy of the detention order

Owner, operator or agent in charge of the place where the detained food is located Owner* of the food if different from those listed above Shipper of record* and owner and operator of the vehicle/carrier*, if detained food is located in a vehicle or other carrier * If identities can be readily determined

62 When does a detention order terminate

When does a detention order terminate

FDA authorized representative will issue a detention termination notice if FDA terminates a detention order or the detention period expires Detention order deemed terminated if FDA fails to issue a detention termination notice or detention period expires

63 Administrative Detention Right to Appeal

Administrative Detention Right to Appeal

BT Act requires Secretary, after an opportunity for informal hearing, to decide appeals in 5 days Appeal decision is subject to judicial review process terminates if Secretary files for seizure or injunction detention order terminates if Secretary does not comply with appeal requirements

64 Appeals

Appeals

Any person who would be a claimant for the food, if seized under section 304(a) of the Act, can appeal a detention order Request of an appeal with or without an informal hearing must be addressed to the FDA District Director in whose district the food is located FDA Regional Food and Drug directors or officials senior to them preside at hearings, who may require hearing to be completed within 1 day Presiding officer will issue final agency decision

65 Detention Appeal Timelines

Detention Appeal Timelines

Non-perishable Articles of Food

Perishable Articles of Food

File intent to appeal with a request for an informal hearing

within 4 days of receipt of detention order

not applicable

File appeal with request for an informal hearing

within 10 days of receipt of detention order

within 2 days of receipt of detention order

File appeal without a request for an informal hearing

within 10 days of receipt of detention order

within 2 days of receipt of detention order

66 Detention Appeal Timelines (cont

Detention Appeal Timelines (cont

Non-perishable Articles of Food

Perishable Articles of Food

Hold hearing (FDA)

within 3 days after an appeal is filed

within 2 days after an appeal is filed

Make decision on appeal (FDA)

within 5 calendar days after an appeal is filed

within 5 calendar days after an appeal is filed

67 Use of Classified Information in Hearings

Use of Classified Information in Hearings

Some credible evidence or information supporting a detention order may consist of classified national security information While we are obliged to provide a fair, expeditious, and impartial hearing, release of classified information is restricted

68 Use of Classified Information (cont

Use of Classified Information (cont

If FDA may do so (while safeguarding the information/source), FDA will provide the general nature of the information and an opportunity to offer opposing evidence or information If classified information was used to support the detention, then any confirmation of such detention will state whether it is based in whole or in part on that classified information FDA is considering developing general regulations on handling classified information for all FDA-regulated products

69 Next Steps

Next Steps

These are proposed rules; there is no duty to comply with the rules now, but note: The BT Acts access to records authority is in effect now; however, the Act does not provide a specific time period within which applicable records must be made available to FDA upon an appropriate request (Act says records must be made available at reasonable times) Administrative detention authority is in effect now. Until final regulations are published and in effect, 21 CFR Part 16 would apply to any detention proceedings.

70 Next Steps (cont

Next Steps (cont

Comments on the records and detention proposed rules are due no later than July 8, 2003 FDA plans to publish the final rules by Dec. 12, 2003

71 How Do I Get a Copy of the Proposed Rules

How Do I Get a Copy of the Proposed Rules

http://www.fda.gov/oc/bioterrorism/bioact.html Or write to: Dockets Management Branch (HFA-305) Food and Drug Administration 5630 Fishers Lane, Room 1061 Rockville, MD USA 20852

72 How To Comment (Deadline July 8, 2003)

How To Comment (Deadline July 8, 2003)

Submit written comments to: Dockets Management Branch (HFA-305) Food and Drug Administration 5630 Fishers Lane, rm. 1061 Rockville, MD USA 20852 Submit electronic comments to: http://www.fda.gov/dockets/ecomments YOU MUST INCLUDE THE DOCKET NUMBER: 02N-0277: Records; 02N-0275: Detention

73 For Further Information

For Further Information

. .

For current information on FDAs efforts under the Bioterrorism Act or to obtain an electronic copy of these slides: http://www.fda.gov/oc/bioterrorism/bioact.html

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