The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has extended until February 27, 2015, the deadline for submitting materials related to (i) nominations for a non-voting industry representative to serve on the Food Advisory Committee and (ii) statements from organizations interested in participating in the selection process for the non-voting committee member.

The Food Advisory Committee evaluates data and makes recommendations on such matters as food ingredient safety, food and cosmetic labeling, nutritional issues, and exposure limits for food contaminants. See Federal Register, February 2, 2015.