The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced on Aug. 3 that the agency is hosting a free hybrid public meeting entitled “Modernizing Food and Drug Administration Recalls Listening Session” on Sept. 29, 2023.

FDA is providing the session as an opportunity for stakeholders to share information and feedback about topics related to recall modernization for FDA-regulated products.

FDA is inviting comments from all interested stakeholders and has identified the following examples of topic categories of the type of information the agency is interested in obtaining:

• General recall preparations/contingency planning

• Creating successful recall strategies, including methods to reach underserved communities

• Initiating a recall

• Strategies for public warning, including press releases, social media, and other communication tools

• Increasing efficiency and effectiveness of recall information exchange

• Ensuring effective recalls

• Terminating a recall

• Strategies for reducing recall recurrence for similar situations

The listening session will be held from 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. EDT at the FDA White Oak Campus in Silver Spring, Md.

A virtual option will also be available to registrants.

Registration is required to attend in person or virtually