This post was written by Paul Sheives.

FDA will hold a public workshop entitled “Determination of System Attributes for the Tracking and Tracing of Prescription Drugs” on February 15-16, 2011. The meeting will address potential approaches toward a track and trace system, and seeks to obtain input from supply chain partners on attributes and standards for the identification, authentication, and tracking and tracing of prescription drug packages. Meeting registration closes February 1, 2011. FDA also is accepting written comments concerning the meeting topic until April 16, 2011.