Food Policy Impact (FPI)

Keeping abreast of the latest developments in food laws, regulations and policy initiatives is absolutely critical for being compliant and anticipating “that ‘next step.” Conducted yearly, in collaboration with the IFT Food Laws and Regulations Division, FPI is an opportunity to hear from, and network with, officials from the Agency officials, along with leading attorneys and industry leaders.

Save the Date – 2018

Date: February 5-6th, 2018
Location: Arent Fox (1717 K Street, NW, Washington, DC 20006)
*Nearest airport is Washington Regan International (DCA)

Past FPI Programs

2017 Program (click here)

Presentation Title and Link Speaker Name(s)
Overview and Update on Current CFSAN Activities Susan Mayne, Director, FDA – CFSAN
FSIS 2017 Policy Update Daniel L. Engeljohn, Assistant Administration, OPPD, USDA FSIS
NIH Initiatives in Nutrition Paul Coates, Director, NIH Office of Dietary Supplements
The Food and Nutrition Board: Past, Present and Future Ann Yaktine, Director, National Academy of Medicine, Food and Nutrition Board
Panel: Labeling of “Healthy” and “Natural” Mary Christ-Erwin, Partner, Porter novelli
Shirley Blakely, Nutrition Consultant, Blakely Associates;
Janet Collins, Senior VP of Science and Regulatory Affairs, CropLife America;
Tony Pavel, Senior Food Lawyer, Cargill
Whole Genome Sequencing: A Case Study for Scientific Policy Jennifer McEntire, Vice President, Food Safety & Technology, United Fresh Produce Association
FDA’s Draft, Voluntary Sodium Reduction Guidance Kasey Heintz, Nutritionist/Consumer Safety Officer, FDA – CFSAN
GE Labeling Guidelines Martin Hahn, Partner, Hogan Lovells US LLP
AHA Sugar Guidelines for Children Jennifer Weber, Director, Kids Market, American Heart Association
Regulations for the Labeling of Dietary Fiber in the Nutrition and Supplement Facts Labels Paula Trumbo, Director, Nutrition Programs, FDA- CFSAN
Nutrition Facts 2.0: The Good, the Bad, and the Uncertain Beth Johnson, Principal & CEO, Food Directions, LLC
2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans and USDA B-24 Month and Pregnant Women Program Maureen Storey, Principal, Maureen Storey, LLC