Below is the planned list of events for the 2015-2016 DCIFT year. Please note that dates and locations may be subject to change. Click on the event info link for detailed information.
|September 29, 2015||2:30 – 5:00pm||Proposal to Establish a %DV for Added Sugars|
|November 18, 2015||5:00 – 8:00pm||DC Central Kitchen Food Preparation Volunteer Activity|
|November||TBA||Union Kitchen Incubator Tour|
|December 16, 2015||6:00 – 7:30pm||Holiday Party Activity: Chocolate and Bubbly Tasting|
|February 10, 2016||4:00 – 6:00pm||DC IFT Section Pints and Politics Meeting|
|February 18, 2016||9:00am – 4:30pm||Food Policy Impact Meeting (Full Day) IFT Agenda|
|March||TBA||Pickle Plant Tour|
|March 25, 2016||TBA||Maryland Day at University of Maryland (Section Booth)|
|April 8-9, 2016||TBA||IFTSA Central Atlantic Area Meeting at Virginia Tech (Poster Competition)|
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Institute of Food Technologists: Food Policy Impact: Keeping abreast of the latest developments in food laws, regulations and policy initiatives is absolutely critical for being compliant and anticipating “that ‘next step.’” Presented as a one-day program, IFT’s Food Policy Update is an opportunity to hear from, and network with, officials from the FDA Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition (CFSAN) and the USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS), along with leading attorneys and industry leaders. Topics for discussion will include GMO and natural labeling, Food Safety Modernization Act, the Dietary Guidelines and much more. To access some of the presentations given during this event, please click on the corresponding links below.
|CFSAN Update||Steven Musser, Deputy Director for Scientific Operations, US FDA||Musser|
|FSIS 2016 Policy Update||Daniel L. Engeljohn, Assistant Administration, OPPD, USDA FSIS||Engeljohn|
|Election Year Legislative and Regulatory Food Politics 101||Kailee Tkacz, Director of Food & Nutrition Policy, Corn Refiners Association||Tkacz|
|Balancing “Food” Business and “Food” Policy||Mike Greene, Vice President, Government Affairs, Council for Responsible Nutrition||Greene|
|Welcome to the New Normal||Linda Eatherton, Partner/Managing Director Global Practice Development & Director, Global Food & Beverage, Ketchum||Eatherton|
|2015 Dietary Guidelines: Implementation Issues||Kris Sollid, Director, Nutrition Communications, International Food Information Council||Sollid|
|2020 Dietary Guidelines for Infants and Children- Opportunities and Challenges||Sylvia Poulos, Manager, Scientific and Regulatory Affairs, Infant Nutrition Council of America||Poulos|
|Food Safety Modernization Act: Implementation and Industry Preparedness||Sanjay Gummalla, Vice President, Regulatory and Technical Affairs, American Frozen Foods Institute||Gummalla|
See the agenda for more details: IFT Agenda
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