Food Policy Impact Agenda

Tuesday, February 7, 1PM – 5PM

The U.S. Food & Beverage Regulatory Policy Landscape

  • Welcome AddressD.C. IFT

  • FDA CFSAN Update – Dr. Susan Mayne, US FDA

  • KEYNOTE SPEAKERCongressman James McGovern (D-MA)

  • White House Conference on Hunger Health & Nutrition: What has happened since?Laura Carroll, The White House

Coffee and Tea Networking Break

  • Agency Panel on the White House Conference – Panelists: Robin McKinnon (FDA), Laura Carroll (The White House), Kumar Chandran, Moderator: Sarah Ohlhorst (ASN)

  • Dietary Guidelines PerspectiveBrandon Lipps, Caprock Strategies

  • FDA Update on Traceability Rule and New Era of Food Safety – Adam Friedlander, FDA CFSAN CORE Network

Networking Reception – Kellari Taverna

Wednesday, February 8, 9AM – 4PM

Addressing a Changing Regulatory Policy Landscape

  • Day 2 Welcome – D.C. IFT

  • Traceability | Best Practices for Industry from the Global Food Traceability Center – Blake Harris, Technical Director Global Food Traceability Center

  • IFT & ASN | Food Science and Technology & Nutrition priorities for Farm Bill 2023 – Sarah Ohlhorst (ASN), Anna Rosales (IFT)

  • Update on biotechnology in food and agriculture – Karen Carr, ArentFox Schiff

Coffee and Tea Networking Break

  • Different Dietary Patterns for Different NeedsPanelists: Julie Hess (USDA ARS), Mary Murphy (Exponent), Jill Reedy (NIH)

Lunch provided

  • Dietary Guidelines Impacts on a Sustainable Food SupplyAlison Steiber, Chief Science Officer, Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

  • Sustainability at OatlyAshley Allen, Chief Sustainability Officer, Oatly

  • Responding to a new landscape of policies, consumer expectations, and science Panelists: Stephanie Goodwin (Danone), Wendelyn Jones (IAFNS), Robert Rankin (Kellen), Moderator: Thomas Gremillion (Consumer Federation of America)

  • Closing CommentsHank Cardello, Georgetown University

Networking Reception

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Food Policy Impact is sponsored by the D.C. Section of the Institute of Food Technologists and in partnership with ASN. Agenda is subject to change.  Registration available through electronic invitation.