Food and Drug Administration, HHS.
Final rule; confirmation of effective date.
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is confirming the effective date of August 8, 2000, for the final rule that appeared in the Federal Register of July 6, 2000 (65 FR 41581), and that amended the color additive regulations to provide for the safe use of haematococcus algae meal as a color additive in the feed of salmonid fish to enhance the color of their flesh.
Effective date confirmed: August 8, 2000.Start Further Info
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Aydin Örstan, Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition (HFS-215), Food and Drug Administration, 200 C St. SW., Washington, DC 20204, 202-418-3076.End Further Info End Preamble Start Supplemental Information
In the Federal Register of July 6, 2000 (65 FR 41581), FDA amended the color additive regulations to add § 73.185 Haematococcus algae meal (21 CFR 73.185) to provide for the safe use of haematococcus algae meal as a color additive in the feed of salmonid fish to enhance the color of their flesh.
FDA gave interested persons until August 7, 2000, to file objections or requests for a hearing. The agency received no objections or requests for a hearing on the final rule. Therefore, FDA finds that the effective date of the final rule that published in the Federal Register of July 6, 2000, should be confirmed.Start List of Subjects Start Printed Page 59718
List of Subjects in 21 CFR Part 73End List of Subjects
Therefore, under the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (21 U.S.C. 321, 341, 342, 343, 348, 351, 352, 355, 361, 362, 371, 379e) and under authority delegated to the Commissioner of Food and Drugs (21 CFR 5.10), notice is given that no objections or requests for a hearing were filed in response to the July 6, 2000, final rule. Accordingly, the amendments issued thereby became effective August 8, 2000.Start Signature
Dated: September 29, 2000.
Margaret M. Dotzel,
Associate Commissioner for Policy.
[FR Doc. 00-25703 Filed 10-5-00; 8:45 am]
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