Dec 14 (Reuters) - Swedish Match AB says:
* Was informed earlier today by FDA that General Snus will not, for time being, be designated as a modified risk tobacco product - MRTP.
* FDA did, however, outline process forward and encouraged swedish match to continue its efforts to seek modified risk status for General Snus.
* Interprets their position as wanting to further discuss on how to best communicate a modified risk message to general public. Further company coverage: (Reporting By Johan Sennero)