Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service October 5, 2010 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Notice of Availability of Biotechnology Quality Management System Audit Standard and Evaluation of Comments
Document Number: 2010-24995
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-10-05
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service
We are advising the public that the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service has developed an audit standard for its biotechnology compliance assistance program. The audit standard, which was made available in draft form for comment in an earlier notice, will be used by participating regulated entities to develop and implement sound management practices, thus enhancing compliance with the regulatory requirements for field trials and movement of genetically engineered organisms in 7 CFR part 340. We are also making available a document containing our evaluation of the comments we received on the draft audit standard.