USDA CENTER FOR
VETERINARY BIOLOGICS ISSUES ADVANCED NOTICE OF PUBLIC
WASHINGTON, Nov. 17, 2003--The U.S. Department
of Agriculture's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service
will hold a public meeting on veterinary biologics Wednesday,
April 7, through Friday, April 9, 2004, in Ames, Iowa.
The meeting will provide an opportunity for
the exchange of information
between APHIS representatives, producers, users of veterinary
products and other interested individuals.
APHIS invites interested individuals to use this meeting to
ideas and suggestions concerning the licensing, manufacturing,
distribution of veterinary biologics.
Meeting times are as follows: from 1 p.m. to
approximately 5 p.m. on
Wednesday, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Thursday and from 8:30 a.m.
approximately noon on Friday. The meeting will be held in
Building at the Iowa State Center, Iowa State University,
APHIS is currently developing the meeting agenda. Once it
the agenda will be published in the Federal Register.
Suggested meeting topics and proposed presentation
titles should be
submitted on or before Dec. 19, to Richard E. Hill Jr., director,
for Veterinary Biologics, veterinary services, APHIS, 510
Street, Suite 104, Ames, Iowa 50010-8197; phone (515) 232-5785,
fax (515) 232-7120, or e-mail CVB@aphis.usda.gov. For proposed
presentations, please include the name(s) of the presenter(s)
and the approximate amount of time that will be needed for
each presentation. For registration information contact Kathy
Clark at the same address and fax number; phone (515) 232-5785
extension 128; or e-mail Kathryn.K.Clark@aphis.usda.gov.
Notice of this meeting was published in the
Nov. 14 Federal Register.
APHIS documents published in the Federal Register and related
including the names of organizations and individuals who have
commented on APHIS rules, are available on the Internet at