Search OCA
Get Local!

TSE Advisory Committee Meeting Oct. 25, 2001

http://www.fda.gov/cber/advisory/advisory.html

Transmissible Spongiform Encephalopathies Advisory Committee

Date and Time: The meeting will be held on October 25, 2001, 8:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.; and October 26, 2001, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Location: Holiday Inn, Kennedy Ballroom, 8777 Georgia Avenue, Silver Spring, MD 20910, 301-563-3722

Contact Person: William Freas, Ph.D. or Sheila D. Langford, 301-827-0314, or FDA Advisory Committee Information Line, 1-800-741-8138 (301-443-0572 in the Washington, DC area), code 12392. Please call the Information Line for up-to-date information on this meeting.

Agenda: On October 25, 2001, the committee will discuss FDA's Draft Guidance on Revised Preventive Measures to Reduce the Possible Risk of Transmission of Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease (CJD) and Variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease (vCJD) by Blood and Blood Products (published in the Federal Register on August 29, 2001, http://www.fda.gov/cber/gdlns/cjdvcjd.pdf). Later that morning the committee will discuss amino acid sourcing and production, and the theoretical risk of transmission of the BSE agent through their use in vaccines, other biologicals and human drugs. On October 26, 2001, the committee will discuss the risk of bovine brains and other neurological tissue for human use.

Oral Presentations: Between approximately 9:00 to 9:30 a.m. and 1:40 to 2:10 p.m. on October 25, 2001; and 1:00 to 1:30 p.m. on October 26, 2001, oral presentations from the public will be scheduled. Those desiring to make formal oral presentations should notify the contact person before October 18, 2001.

Closed Committee Deliberations: On October 25, 2001, from 1:10 to 1:40 p.m, the meeting will be closed to permit discussion and review of trade secret and/or confidential information (5 U.S.C. 552(b)(4)). This portion of the meeting will be closed to permit discussion of this material.


Home | News | Organics | GE Food | Health | Environment | Food Safety | Fair Trade | Peace | Farm Issues | Politics
Forum | Español | Campaigns | Buying Guide | Press | Search | Volunteer | Donate | About Us | Contact Us | Email This Page

Organic Consumers Association - 6771 South Silver Hill Drive, Finland MN 55603
E-mail: Staff · Activist or Media Inquiries: 218-226-4164 · Fax: 218-353-7652
Please support our work. Send a tax-deductible donation to the OCA

Fair Use Notice: The material on this site is provided for educational and informational purposes. It may contain copyrighted material the use of which has not always been specifically authorized by the copyright owner. It is being made available in an effort to advance the understanding of scientific, environmental, economic, social justice and human rights issues etc. It is believed that this constitutes a 'fair use' of any such copyrighted material as provided for in section 107 of the US Copyright Law. In accordance with Title 17 U.S.C. Section 107, the material on this site is distributed without profit to those who have an interest in using the included information for research and educational purposes. If you wish to use copyrighted material from this site for purposes of your own that go beyond 'fair use', you must obtain permission from the copyright owner. The information on this site does not constitute legal or technical advice.
Please Support Our Sponsors!

Organic Valley

Organic
Valley

Dr. Bronner's Magic Soaps

Dr. Bronner's
Magic Soaps

Botani Organic

Botani
Organic

Aloha Bay

Aloha Bay

Eden Organics

Eden Foods

Frey Vineyards

Frey
Vineyards

Intelligent Nutrients

Intelligent
Nutrients