• Controlled Substances, September 21, 2009, Closing Date -- The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) is accepting comments on its Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to place the substance 5-methoxy-N,N-dimethyltryptamine (5-MeO-DMT) and its salts into schedule I of the Controlled Substances Act (CSA).  
  • Tobacco Products, September 29, 2009, Closing Date -- FDA is soliciting comments on the agency's implementation of the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act. 
  • Listeria Monocytogenes in Some Ready-to-Eat Foods at Retail, September 29, 2009, Closing Date -- FDA has reopened its comment period and is accepting comments, scientific data and information that would assist in the conduct of a risk assessment of the public health impact of foodborne Listeria monocytogenes in some ready-to-eat foods sliced, prepared and/or packaged in retail facilities.  
  • USDA Bio-Based Product Labeling, September 29, 2009, Closing Date --The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking and is soliciting comments on the establishment of a voluntary labeling program for biobased products to promote the increased use of biobased products.  
  • Biotechnology Quality Information Submission Pilot Program, September 30, 2009, Closing Date -- FDA is accepting industry volunteers from pharmaceutical companies for participation in a pilot program involving the submission of quality (chemistry, manufacturing and controls) information for biotechnology products in an Expanded Change Protocol.  
  • Draft Guidances on Leafy Greens, Melons, and Tomatoes, October 2, 2009, Closing Date -- FDA is soliciting comments on its Draft Guidance Guides to Minimize Microbial Food Safety Hazards of Leafy Greens, Melons, and Tomatoes.