Office of Foods and Veterinary Medicine; Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition; Statement of Organization, Functions, and Delegations of Authority, 6524 [2016-02444]

Download as PDF 6524 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 25 / Monday, February 8, 2016 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Food and Drug Administration Office of Foods and Veterinary Medicine; Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition; Statement of Organization, Functions, and Delegations of Authority AGENCY: Food and Drug Administration, HHS. ACTION: Notice. Statement of Organizations, Functions, and Delegations of Authority The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is announcing that it has reorganized the Office of Foods and Veterinary Medicine (OFVM), Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition (CFSAN) by establishing the new Office of Dietary Supplement Programs (ODSP). ODSP will consist of the Evaluation and Research Staff and the Regulatory Implementation Staff. This reorganization resulted in the retitling of the OFVM, CFSAN, Office of Nutrition, Labeling and Dietary Supplements (ONLDS) to the Office of Nutrition and Food Labeling (ONFL), and the abolishment of the Division of Dietary Supplement Programs (DDSP) under ONLDS. This new organizational structure was approved by the Secretary of Health and Human Services on XXXXX and effective upon signature. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Helio Chaves, Acting Associate Director for Management, Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition, Office of Foods and Veterinary Medicine, Food and Drug Administration, 5100 Paint Branch Pkwy., College Park, MD 20740, 240– 402–2471. I. Part D, Chapter D–B, (Food and Drug Administration), the Statement of Organization, Functions, and Delegations of Authority for the Department of Health Human Services (35 FR 3685, February 25, 1970; 60 FR 56605, November 9, 1995; 64 FR 36361, July 6, 1999; 72 FR 50112, August 30, 2007; 74 FR 41713, August 18, 2009; and 76 FR 45270, July 28, 2011) is amended to reflect the transfer of DDSP functions and personnel into ODSP to better align the mission and day-to-day activities of DDSP. The reorganization brings more prominence to dietary supplements, which is a noteworthy interest to Congress, increasing the ability to recruit resources and expertise to ODSP, and allowing for a more strategic approach in how ODSP resources are utilized. ODSP will focus on ensuring the integrity of product identity, enhancing Good asabaliauskas on DSK5VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:51 Feb 05, 2016 Jkt 238001 Manufacturing Practices (GMP) compliance even further through more enforcement and more education, increased attention to products with acute health hazards, finding efficiencies in New Dietary Ingredient (NDI) review process, and greater attention to claim substantiation. This reorganization is explained in Staff Manual Guides 1230A.1, 1231.20, and 1231.21. FDA, OVFM, CFSAN has been restructured as follows: DJJH ORGANIZATION. CFSAN is headed by the Center Director and includes the following organizational units: Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition (DJJH) Office of the Center Director (DJJHA) Office of Management (DJJHB) Office of Analytics and Outreach (DJJHC) Office of Food Safety (DJJHD) Office of Cosmetics and Colors (DJJHE) Office of Regulatory Science (DJJHF) Office of Food Additive Safety (DJJHG) Office of Compliance (DJJHH) Office of Applied Research and Safety Assessment (DJJHI) Office of Regulations, Policy and Social Sciences (DJJHJ) Office of Nutrition and Food Labeling (DJJHK) Office of Dietary Supplement Programs (DJJHL) DJJHK ORGANIZATION. ONFL is headed by the Office Director and includes the following organizational units: Office of Nutrition and Food Labeling (DJJHK) Food Labeling and Standards Staff Nutrition Programs Staff DJJHL ORGANIZATION. ODSP is headed by the Office Director and includes the following organizational units: Office of Dietary Supplement Programs (DJJHL) Evaluation and Research Staff Regulatory Implementation Staff II. Delegations of Authority. Pending further delegation, directives, or orders by the Commissioner of Food and Drugs, all delegations and re-delegations of authority made to officials and employees of affected organizational components will continue in them or their successors pending further redelegations, provided they are consistent with this reorganization. III. Electronic Access. Persons interested in seeing the completed Staff Manual Guide can find it on FDA’s Webs site at: http://www.fda.gov/ AboutFDA/ReportsManualsForms/ StaffManualGuides/default.htm. Authority: 44 U.S.C. 3101.) DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES National Institutes of Health National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication; Disorders Notice of Closed Meeting Pursuant to section 10(d) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended (5 U.S.C. App.), notice is hereby given of a meeting of the Board of Scientific Counselors, NIDCD. The meeting will be closed to the public as indicated below in accordance with the provisions set forth in section 552b(c)(6), Title 5 U.S.C., as amended for the review, discussion, and evaluation of individual intramural programs and projects conducted by the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders, including consideration of personnel qualifications and performance, and the competence of individual investigators, the disclosure of which would constitute a clearly unwarranted invasion of personal privacy. Name of Committee: Board of Scientific Counselors, NIDCD. Date: March 8, 2016. Time: 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Agenda: To review and evaluate personal qualifications and performance, and competence of individual investigators. Place: National Institutes of Health, Building 31, Room 3C05, 31 Center Drive, Bethesda, MD 20892 (Telephone Conference Call). Contact Person: Andrew J. Griffith, Ph.D., MD, Director, Division of Intramural Research, National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders, 35A Convent Drive, GF 103 Rockville, MD 20892, 301–496–1960, griffita@nidcd.nih.gov. Information is also available on the Institute’s/Center’s home page: http:// www.nidcd.nih.gov/about/groups/bsc/, where an agenda and any additional information for the meeting will be posted when available. (Catalogue of Federal Domestic Assistance Program Nos. 93.173, Biological Research Related to Deafness and Communicative Disorders, National Institutes of Health, HHS) Dated: February 2, 2016. Sylvia Neal, Program Analyst, Office of Federal Advisory Committee Policy. 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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Food and Drug Administration


Office of Foods and Veterinary Medicine; Center for Food Safety 
and Applied Nutrition; Statement of Organization, Functions, and 
Delegations of Authority

AGENCY: Food and Drug Administration, HHS.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: Statement of Organizations, Functions, and Delegations of 
Authority The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is announcing that it 
has reorganized the Office of Foods and Veterinary Medicine (OFVM), 
Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition (CFSAN) by establishing 
the new Office of Dietary Supplement Programs (ODSP). ODSP will consist 
of the Evaluation and Research Staff and the Regulatory Implementation 
Staff. This reorganization resulted in the retitling of the OFVM, 
CFSAN, Office of Nutrition, Labeling and Dietary Supplements (ONLDS) to 
the Office of Nutrition and Food Labeling (ONFL), and the abolishment 
of the Division of Dietary Supplement Programs (DDSP) under ONLDS. This 
new organizational structure was approved by the Secretary of Health 
and Human Services on XXXXX and effective upon signature.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Helio Chaves, Acting Associate 
Director for Management, Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition, 
Office of Foods and Veterinary Medicine, Food and Drug Administration, 
5100 Paint Branch Pkwy., College Park, MD 20740, 240-402-2471.
    I. Part D, Chapter D-B, (Food and Drug Administration), the 
Statement of Organization, Functions, and Delegations of Authority for 
the Department of Health Human Services (35 FR 3685, February 25, 1970; 
60 FR 56605, November 9, 1995; 64 FR 36361, July 6, 1999; 72 FR 50112, 
August 30, 2007; 74 FR 41713, August 18, 2009; and 76 FR 45270, July 
28, 2011) is amended to reflect the transfer of DDSP functions and 
personnel into ODSP to better align the mission and day-to-day 
activities of DDSP. The reorganization brings more prominence to 
dietary supplements, which is a noteworthy interest to Congress, 
increasing the ability to recruit resources and expertise to ODSP, and 
allowing for a more strategic approach in how ODSP resources are 
utilized. ODSP will focus on ensuring the integrity of product 
identity, enhancing Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) compliance even 
further through more enforcement and more education, increased 
attention to products with acute health hazards, finding efficiencies 
in New Dietary Ingredient (NDI) review process, and greater attention 
to claim substantiation. This reorganization is explained in Staff 
Manual Guides 1230A.1, 1231.20, and 1231.21.
    FDA, OVFM, CFSAN has been restructured as follows:
    DJJH ORGANIZATION. CFSAN is headed by the Center Director and 
includes the following organizational units:

Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition (DJJH)
Office of the Center Director (DJJHA)
Office of Management (DJJHB)
Office of Analytics and Outreach (DJJHC)
Office of Food Safety (DJJHD)
Office of Cosmetics and Colors (DJJHE)
Office of Regulatory Science (DJJHF)
Office of Food Additive Safety (DJJHG)
Office of Compliance (DJJHH)
Office of Applied Research and Safety Assessment (DJJHI)
Office of Regulations, Policy and Social Sciences (DJJHJ)
Office of Nutrition and Food Labeling (DJJHK)
Office of Dietary Supplement Programs (DJJHL)

    DJJHK ORGANIZATION. ONFL is headed by the Office Director and 
includes the following organizational units:

Office of Nutrition and Food Labeling (DJJHK)
Food Labeling and Standards Staff
Nutrition Programs Staff

    DJJHL ORGANIZATION. ODSP is headed by the Office Director and 
includes the following organizational units:

Office of Dietary Supplement Programs (DJJHL)
Evaluation and Research Staff
Regulatory Implementation Staff

    II. Delegations of Authority. Pending further delegation, 
directives, or orders by the Commissioner of Food and Drugs, all 
delegations and re-delegations of authority made to officials and 
employees of affected organizational components will continue in them 
or their successors pending further re-delegations, provided they are 
consistent with this reorganization.
    III. Electronic Access. Persons interested in seeing the completed 
Staff Manual Guide can find it on FDA's Webs site at: http://www.fda.gov/AboutFDA/ReportsManualsForms/StaffManualGuides/default.htm.

Authority: 44 U.S.C. 3101.)

    Dated: December 22, 2015.
Sylvia M. Burwell,
Secretary.
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