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.

REGISTER HERE (via Eventbrite)

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

2018 Agenda
*Complementary happy hour on February 5th, as well as a light breakfast and box lunch on February 6th are included with registration.

Presentation Title and Link Speaker Name(s)
Overview and Update on Current CFSAN Activities (2.5.2018 at 1:30 pm) Susan Mayne, FDA/CFSAN
FSIS Labelling and Policy Update (2.5.2018 at 2:00 pm) (click here) Jeff Canavan, USDA/FSIS
New Initiatives in Nutrition Research at NIH (2.5.2018 at 2:30 pm) (click here) Paul Coates, NIH/ODS
Overview and Update on Current FNS/CNPP Activities (2.5.2018 at 3:00 pm) (click here) Jackie Haven,
Non-Communicatable Disease and Health – Building Consensus in a Global Context (2.5.2018 at 4:00) Eric Trachtenberg, Alliance for Food and Health
Complementary Happy Hour for Attendees Across the Street at Kellari Taverna! (2.5.2018 at 4:30 pm)
Paving a Pathway for Sound Science in International Trade (2.6.2018 at 9:00 am) Daniella Taveau, King & Spalding

Panel: FSMA Intentional Adulteration Rule – What Does It Mean for Industry? (2.6.2018 at 9:30 am (break following))

FDA Presentation (click here)
Kristen Spotz Presentation (click here)

Ryan Newkirk, FDA

Jon Woody, FDA

Colin Barthel, FDA

Kristen Spotz, Grocery Manufacturers Association

GE Labelling (2.6.2018 at 11:15 am) (click here) Karen Carr,
Arent Fox
Special Lunch Talk: The New Outlook for Food and Agriculture Policy (2.6.2018 at 12:00 pm) (click here) Beth Johnson,
Food Directions
AHRQ Systematic Evidence Review of Sodium and Potassium on Chronic Disease Endpoints (2.6.2018 at 1:00 pm) (click here) Mei Chung,
Tufts University
Panel: GRAS Guidance and Lawsuits (2.6.2018 at 1:30 pm) (click here) Devon Hill,
Kellar & HeckmanRicardo Carvajal,
Hyman, Phelps & McNamara, P.C.Xin Tao,
Hogan Lovells US LLP
USDA Food Safety Outlook – Inspection Modernization, Line Speed, Imports and Codex (2.6.2018 at 3:00 pm) (click here) Brian Ronholm, Arent Fox LLP
Scoping Reviews and Nutrition Policy – An Obesity Case Study (2.6.2018 at 3:30 pm) (click here) Lindsay Yarabek Datlow
Food Directions, LLC
Prop 65 – Key Updates and Hot Topics (2.6.2018 at 4:00 pm) (click here) Jessica O’Connell, Covington & Burling LLP
Adjourn (2.6.2018 at 4:30 pm)