The Food and Drug Administration has opened the registration for a March 20 public meeting on a proposed sanitary transportation rule, a component of the Food Safety Modernization Act.

The public meeting is slated for March 20, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at College Park, Md., according to a news release from the FDA. March 13 is the last date for advance registration for the meeting, according to the release.

For questions about the meeting, contact Juanita Yates with the FDA at 240-402-1731 or by e-mail at

Public meeting attendees can register online or contact: Nick Cane at 240-357-1176 or A fact sheet on the proposed rule also is available online . The closing date to submit comments on the proposed rule is May 31, according to the release.