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GRAS Self-Affirmation Fades As Sound Strategy Under FSMA Experts at a Food and Drug Law Institute conference say Food Safety Modernization Act obligations should convince companies to not self-affirm a food ingredient "generally recognized as safe" without notifying FDA. While the GRAS process generally is viewed as a success, transparency lacks in some areas. Dan Schiff, “The Tan Sheet”

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Who Attended

Conference attendees included personnel from industry departments such as:

  • Legal
  • Regulatory Affairs
  • Quality Assurance
  • Food Safety
  • Food Security
  • Research and Development
  • Nutrition and Labeling

Conference attendees also to include government officials, members of the private bar and professional consulting organizations.


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About FOOD WEEK 2013

February 5 - 8, 2013  |  Renaissance Marriott Dupont Circle  |  Washington, D.C.

The Food and Drug Law Institute's Food Week 2013 program was a unique opportunity for food law, regulation and policy stakeholders to gather practical guidance on cutting-edge issues and hear first-hand from government officials and industry experts on the latest legal and regulatory developments.

Food Week 2013 is a collection of four advanced one-day conferences, as well as FDLI's industry standard "Introduction to Food Law and Regulation" course. At this annual unique program, you set the menu -- attend one, two, three or all four conferences to make the most of your Food Week 2013 experience.      

Continuing Legal Education Credits

Introduction to Food Law and Regulation
  • Virginia – 12.0 hours
  • Ohio – 11.75 hours
  • Pennsylvania – 12.0 hours

Food Hot Topics
  • Ohio – 5.75 hours
  • Pennsylvania – 5.5 hours

Food Advertising
  • Ohio – 6.25 hours
  • Pennsylvania – 6.0 hours

Food Safety
  • Ohio – 6.0 hours
  • Pennsylvania – 6.0 hours

Global Developments
  • Ohio – 5.25 hours
  • Pennsylvania – 5 hours

Continuing Legal Education credits may be awarded for attending this program. FDLI applies directly to Ohio, Pennsylvania and Virginia. These states are generally recognized as approved jurisdictions by other states. Please contact your Bar Association for guidance.

View FDLI's Continuing Legal Education (CLE) policy.