Import Alert 66-41

John VanOphem filed this request with the Food and Drug Administration of the United States of America.
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FDA1951090

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From: John VanOphem


To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Freedom of Information Act, I hereby request the following records:

Please provide all evidence relied upon and supporting FDA's decision to issue Import Alert 66-41.
Please provide all evidence relied upon and supporting FDA's decision to use Import Alert 66-41 to prevent importation of any kratom or mitragynine speciosa plant material.

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.

Sincerely,

John VanOphem

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Reference: FDA1951090
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John VanOphem John VanOphem

Re: Confirmation # FDA1951090
In Reply refer to: 2019-1836

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has received your Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request for records regarding:

All evidence relied upon and supporting FDA's decision to issue Import Alert 66-41.

Original Subject: To Whom It May Concern: Pursuant to the Freedom of Information Act, I hereby request the following records: Please provide all evidence relied upon and supporting FDA's decision to issue Import Alert 66-41. Please provide all evidence relied upon and supporting FDA's decision to use Import Alert 66-41 to prevent importation of any kratom or mitragynine speciosa plant material. The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commerci...

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From: Food and Drug Administration

Good day Mr. VanOphem, please find your requested FOIA production for kratom and IA 66-41. If you have any questions or concerns, please find the contact information in the response letter. Thank you!

S. Max Brewster, MBA | Import Compliance Branch | ORA/OEIO/Division of Import Operations | US Food and Drug Administration |301-796-8994| max.brewster@fda.hhs.gov<mailto:max.brewster@fda.hhs.gov>

Subject: Action Office Selection on Disclosure/FOI Control # 2019-1836
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A request to your office on Disclosure/FOI for Control # 2019-1836 has been made. A summary of the request appears below.
Requester:

John VanOphem

Due Date:

Tuesday, April 2, 2019

Subject:

All evidence relied upon and supporting FDA's decision to issue Import Alert 66-41.

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