|Submitted||June 11, 2018|
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To Whom It May Concern:
Pursuant to the Freedom of Information Act, I hereby request the following records:
Any emails discussing Clear Labs' 2015 report on hot dogs. For reference: https://www.csmonitor.com/The-Culture/Food/2015/1026/What-s-in-that-hot-dog-More-than-you-might-think-report-finds.
The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.
In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.
Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 20 business days, as the statute requires.
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Evan Anderson Evan Anderson
Re: Confirmation # FDA1844540
In Reply refer to: 2018-5070
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has received your Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request for records regarding:
CLEAR LABS 2015 REPORT ON HOT DOGS ;EMAILS
Original Subject: Pursuant to the Freedom of Information Act, I hereby request the following records: Any emails discussing Clear Labs' 2015 report on hot dogs. For reference: https://www.csmonitor.com/The-Culture/Food/2015/1026/What-s-in-that-hot-dog-More-than-you-might-think-report-finds. The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes. In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total cha...
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Attn: Mr. Anderson
This is in response to your June 21, 2018, Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request for records pertaining to: CLEAR LABS 2015 REPORT ON HOT DOGS; EMAILS.
The Center Food Safety and Applied Nutrition (CFSAN) conducted a search and did not locate any records responsive to your request. However, if have not done so already, you may want to consider submitting a request to the United States Department of Agriculture/Food Safety and Inspection Services, that agency is responsible for ensuring the safety of meat, poultry and processed egg products.
CFSAN considers this request closed.
While we believe that an adequate search of appropriate files was conducted for the records you requested in CFSAN, you have the right to appeal this determination. By filing an appeal, you preserve your rights under FOIA and give the agency a chance to review and reconsider your request and the agency's decision. Your appeal must be mailed within 90 days from the date of this response, to: Agency Chief FOIA Officer, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Public Affairs, Room 729H, 200 Independence Avenue, S.W., Washington, DC 20201; e-mail FOIARequest@PSC.hhs.gov<mailto:FOIARequest@PSC.hhs.gov>. Please clearly mark both the envelope and your letter or e-mail "FDA Freedom of Information Act Appeal."
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