FCC Publication & Comment Schedule
All proposed standards and revisions for the FCC are first posted in the free, online FCC Forum for a 90-day public comment period. Once revisions or new standards are approved by the Food Ingredients Expert Committee and are published in the FCC main edition or its Supplements. The table below shows applicable FCC Forum comment periods, targeted publications, and publication dates.
|FCC Forum Date||Comment Period||Target FCC Publication||Publication Date||Publication Effective Date|
|Jun 2011||Jun 30–Sep 28, 2011||FCC, Eighth Edition||Mar 1, 2012||Jun 1, 2012|
|Dec 2011||Dec 31, 2011–Mar 31, 2012||FCC, Eighth Edition, First Supplement||Sep 1, 2012||Dec 1, 2012|
|Jun 2012||Jun 30–Sep 28, 2012||FCC, Eighth Edition, Second Supplement||Mar 1, 2013||Jun 1, 2013|
|Dec 2012||Dec 31, 2012–Mar 31, 2013||FCC, Eighth Edition, Third Supplement||Sep 1, 2013||Dec 1, 2013|
Information in the above table is subject to change as needed and without prior notice.