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4160-01-P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Food and Drug Administration 21 CFR Part 1 [Docket No. FDA-2013-N-0013] RIN 0910-AG98 Sanitary Transportation of Human and Animal Food AGENCY: Food and Drug Administration, HHS. ACTION: Proposed rule. SUMMARY: The Food and Drug Administration (FDA or we) is proposing to establish requirements for shippers, carriers by motor vehicle and rail vehicle, and receivers engaged in the transportation of food, including food for animals, to use sanitary transportation practices to ensure the safety of the food they transport. This action is part of our larger effort to focus on prevention of food safety problems throughout the food chain and is part of our implementation of the Sanitary Food Transportation Act of 2005 (2005 SFTA) and the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act of 2011 (FSMA). DATES: Submit either electronic or written comments on the proposed rule by May 31, 2014. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments, identified by Docket No. FDA-2013-N-0013 and/or Regulatory Information Number (RIN) 0910-AG98, by any of the following methods except that comments on information collection issues under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 must be submitted to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget (OMB) (see the "Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995" section of this document):

Sanitary Transportation of Food FSMA Rroposed Rule