Archive for March, 2016

SAP Meets on Use of Biomonitoring Data

The Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act Scientific Advisory Panel will hold a three-day meeting to consider and review Chlorpyrifos: Analysis of Biomonitoring Data.

The meeting will be held on April 19-21, 2016, from approximately 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Comments. The Agency encourages written comments be submitted on or before April 5, 2016, and requests for oral comments be submitted on or before April 12, 2016. However, written comments and requests to make oral comments may be submitted until the date of the meeting, but anyone submitting written comments after April 5, 2016, should contact the Designated Federal Official for this SAP meeting.

March 9, 2016 Public Meeting on Updating the Coordinated Framework for Regulation of Biotechnology

EPA published the following notice on the Agency’s website:

“On October 30, 2015, under the auspices of the National Science and Technology Council, the Food and Drug Administration, the Environmental Protection Agency, the United States Department of Agriculture, and the Office of Science and Technology Policy held a public meeting to discuss the memorandum entitled, “Modernizing the Regulatory System for Biotechnology Products,” issued by the Executive Office of the President in July 2015. This meeting was the first of three public engagement sessions on this topic.