[Federal Register Volume 60, Number 131 (Monday, July 10, 1995)]
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[FR Doc No: 95-16939]

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Food Safety and Inspection Service
[Docket No. 95-031N]

National Advisory Committee on Microbiological Criteria for 
Foods; Meeting

    The National Advisory Committee on Microbiological Criteria for 
Foods (NACMCF) will hold a meeting on July 18 through July 20 1995, at 
the Ramada Hotel Denver West, 14707 West Colfax, Golden, Colorado 
80401, (303) 279-7611. The committee will meet on Tuesday, July 18, 
from 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM and on Thursday, July 20, from 1:00 PM to 3:00 
PM. Subcommittees will meet Wednesday, July 19, from 8:30 AM to 5:00 
PM, and Thursday, July 20, from 8:30 AM to 12:00 PM.
    The NACMCF provides advice and recommendations to the Secretaries 
of Agriculture, and Health and Human Services concerning the 
development of microbiological criteria by which the safety and 
wholesomeness of food can be assessed. This includes criteria 
pertaining to microorganisms that indicate whether food has been 
processed using good manufacturing practices. The meeting will include 
the following activities, as time permits:

I. A critique and comment session on the International Committee on 
Microbiological Specifications for Foods' draft document, 
``Principles for Establishment and Application of Microbiological 
Specifications for Foods.''
II. A discussion on the role of the Food Safety and Inspection 
Service in animal production food safety.
III. A session to review and propose modifications to the NACMCF 
document, ``Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point System.''
IV. A presentation and discussion about the terms and concepts of 
microbial risk assessment.
V. A discussion on the microbiology of raw produce as related to 
public health issues.
VI. A presentation and discussion about pathogens other than Vibrio 
vulnificus in shellfish.
VII. A meeting and discussion on the use of microorganisms as 
indicators of the safety of meat, poultry, and egg products.
VIII. Meetings held by the subcommittees.
IX. Public comments.

    The NACMCF meeting is open to the public on a space available 
basis. Interested persons may file comments relating to the activities 
listed above prior to and following the meeting. These comments should 
be addressed to: Mr. Craig Fedchock, Advisory Committee Specialist, 
U.S. Department of Agriculture, Food Safety and Inspection Service, 
Room 311, 1255 22nd Street, NW., Washington, DC 20250. Background 
materials are available for inspection by contacting Mr. Fedchock on 
(202) 254-2517.

    Done at Washington, DC, on: July 5, 1995.
Michael R. Taylor,
[FR Doc. 95-16939 Filed 7-7-95; 8:45 am]