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41772 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No.

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grant announcements in the Federal Registration and Requests for Oral document and CD–ROM of the model to
Register. Beginning October 1, 2005, Presentation: Send registration Sherri Dennis, Center for Food Safety
applicants will be able to find a information (including name, title, firm and Applied Nutrition (see FOR FURTHER
synopsis of all ACF grant opportunities name, address, telephone, and fax INFORMATION CONTACT). Send one self-
and apply electronically for number), and written materials to the addressed label to assist that office in
opportunities via: http:// contact person by August 10, 2005. processing your request. You also may
www.Grants.gov. Applicants will also be Interested persons may present data, request a copy of the risk assessment
able to find the complete text at information, or views orally or in document and model by fayour name
http://www.acf.hhs.gov/grants/ writing, on the issue. If you desire to and mailing address with the name of
index.html. make a formal oral presentation, you the document you are requesting to the
Please reference Section IV.3 for should notify the contact person before CFSAN Outreach and Information
details about acknowledgement of August 10, 2005, and be prepared to Center at 1–877–366–3322. See the
received applications. give a brief description of the general SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section for
Dated: July 13, 2005.
nature of the information you wish to electronic access to this document.
present. Time allotted for each A copy of the risk assessment
Josephine B. Robinson,
presentation may be limited. document may be reviewed at the
Director, Office of Community Services. If you need special accommodations Division of Dockets Management (HFA–
[FR Doc. 05–14193 Filed 7–19–05; 8:45 am] due to a disability, please contact 305), Food and Drug Administration,
BILLING CODE 4184–01–P Melissa Ellwanger at least 7 days in 5630 Fishers Lane, rm. 1061, Rockville,
advance of the meeting. MD 20852, between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m.,
Transcripts: Transcripts of the Monday through Friday.
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND meeting may be requested in writing
HUMAN SERVICES FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
from the Freedom of Information Office
(HFI–35), Food and Drug Sherri B. Dennis, Center for Food Safety
Food and Drug Administration Administration, 5600 Fishers Lane, rm. and Applied Nutrition (HFS–006), Food
12A–16, Rockville, MD 20857, and Drug Administration, 5100 Paint
[Docket No. 1999N–1075] (formerly 99N– Branch Pkwy., College Park, MD 20740,
1075) approximately 15 working days after the
meeting at a cost of 10 cents per page. 301–436–1903.
Quantitative Risk Assessment on the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
Dated: July 8, 2005.
Public Health Impact of Vibrio Jeffrey Shuren, I. Background
parahaemolyticus in Raw Oysters; Assistant Commissioner for Policy.
Notice of Public Meeting In the Federal Register of January 19,
[FR Doc. 05–14294 Filed 7–18–05; 8:45 am] 2001 (66 FR 5517), FDA announced the
AGENCY: Food and Drug Administration, BILLING CODE 4160–01–S availability of a draft risk assessment on
HHS. the relationship between Vibrio
ACTION: Notice of public meeting. parahaemolyticus in raw molluscan
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND shellfish, specifically raw oysters, and
The Food and Drug Administration HUMAN SERVICES human health. A public meeting was
(FDA) is announcing a public meeting to held on March 20, 2001 (66 FR 13544,
present the ‘‘Quantitative Risk Food and Drug Administration
March 6, 2001), to receive comments on
Assessment on the Public Health Impact [Docket No. 1999N–1075] (formerly 99N– the technical aspects of the draft risk
of Vibrio parahaemolyticus in Raw 1075) assessment. Interested persons were
Oysters.’’ This public meeting is given until March 20, 2001, with
intended to provide clarification about Quantitative Risk Assessment on the extensions to May 21, 2001 (66 FR
the results of the risk assessment and Public Health Impact of Pathogenic 13546, March 6, 2001), and to July 18,
information on how the risk assessment Vibrio parahaemolyticus in Raw 2001 (66 FR 33101, June 20, 2001), to
may be utilized. Stakeholders will have Oysters; Risk Assessment; Availability comment on the draft risk assessment.
an opportunity to ask questions about AGENCY: Food and Drug Administration, Nine letters, containing one or more
the risk assessment. Questions may also HHS. comments, were received in response to
be submitted in advance of the public ACTION: Notice. the draft risk assessment. The risk
meeting (see Contact section of this assessment has been revised in response
document). Elsewhere in this issue of SUMMARY: The Food and Drug to the public comments, newly available
the Federal Register, FDA is Administration (FDA) is announcing the data, and updated modeling techniques.
announcing the availability of the risk availability of a risk assessment entitled Elsewhere in this issue of the Federal
assessment that is being presented at ‘‘Quantitative Risk Assessment on the Register, FDA is announcing a public
this public meeting. Public Health Impact of Pathogenic meeting to provide clarification about
Date and Time: The meeting will be Vibrio parahaemolyticus in Raw the results of the risk assessment and
held on August 13, 2005, from 12 noon Oysters.’’ The quantitative risk information about how the risk
to 3 p.m. assessment will help the agency assessment may be utilized.
Location: The meeting will be held at evaluate risk mitigation strategies and
the Grand Hotel Marriot Resort, One develop effective guidance for the II. Risk Assessment
Grand Blvd., Point Clear, AL 36564. industry. Elsewhere in this issue of the The purpose of the quantitative risk
Contact: Melissa Ellwanger, Center for Federal Register, FDA is announcing a assessment is to examine systematically
Food Safety and Applied Nutrition public meeting to provide clarification available scientific data and information
(HFS–417), Food and Drug about the results of the risk assessment to estimate the risk of illness associated
Administration, 5100 Paint Branch and information about how the risk with consumption of raw oysters that
Pkwy., College Park, MD 20740, 301– assessment may be utilized. contain pathogenic V.
436–1401, FAX: 301–436–2599, e-mail: ADDRESSES: Submit written requests for parahaemolyticus. This examination of
mellwang@cfsan.fda.gov. single copies of the risk assessment the current science and the models

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