The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has announced that it will be hosting a virtual summit October 19–21, 2021, for the purpose of a discussion and exchange of perspectives about the safety of human and animal foods sold via e-commerce. 

The virtual summit will cover the safety of human and animal foods produced, manufactured, sold, and delivered directly to consumers through e-commerce. 

Summit attendees will discuss the regulatory framework that apply to these foods and ways to strengthen food safety. More specifics, including information on how to register for the summit, will follow in the Federal Register and on the FDA website. 

Event times for each day are subject to change and will be announced in the Federal Register.