Updates for 2022

Registration to this event provides you virtual access to all components of this meeting. Log-in instructions will be sent to you approximately one week before the start of this event.

Explore the essentials of food law and regulation and gain a comprehensive understanding of the various administrative agencies that impact these industries. Learn about pending regulations, food safety, food labeling, enforcement, and related issues. Case studies, hypotheticals, and ample time for discussion are provided.

Agenda Highlights

  • Organizational structure of the FDA
  • Concepts and statutes in food law and regulation, and the relationship between state and federal jurisdiction
  • Principles of food labeling requirements and litigation risks as shaped by FDA, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), and class action litigation
  • Role of inspection and enforcement authorities and practical steps toward compliance
  • Food safety frameworks, including review of Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) final rules and guidance for industry
  • International issues that affect food law and regulation in the United States
  • Dietary supplement oversight and the regulation of cosmetics

Statutes Covered

  • Federal Food, Drug & Cosmetic Act (FD&C Act)
  • Federal Meat, Poultry, and Egg Products Inspections
  • Federal Trade Commission 15 U.S. C. § 41 et. seq.
  • Lanham Act – 15 U.S.C. §1051 et seq.

Attendee Resources

These valuable takeaways will be provided onsite:

Who Should Attend

  • New legal and regulatory professionals
  • Seasoned practitioners new to the topic or wanting a refresher


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subject to change

All times are in Eastern Daylight Time

2022 Curriculum Advisor:
Ann M. Begley, Partner, Wiley LLP

Preconference Primers

Preconference Primer (Virtual) (60 Minutes)
Overview of U.S. Food Law and Regulation

Preconference Primer (Virtual) (60 Minutes)
The Regulation of Cosmetics

Day 1, September 2022

11:00 AM
FDLI Welcome and Announcements
Khara L. Minter, Assistant Director, Training Programs, FDLI

11:05 AM–12:15 PM
Food Safety: Ingredient Preclearance/Intentional Components of Food

12:15–12:25 PM

12:25–1:30 PM
Food Safety: Current Good Manufacturing Practices and Related Requirements; Unintended Components/Contaminants of Food

1:30–1:40 PM

1:40–2:40 PM
U.S. Department of Agriculture

2:40–2:50 PM

2:50–3:50 PM
Food Derived from Biotechnology – the USDA/FDA Conundrum

3:50-4:00 PM

4:00-5:00 PM
Dietary Supplements

Day 2, September 2022

11:00 AM
FDLI Welcome and Announcements
Khara L. Minter, Assistant Director, Training Programs, FDLI

11:05 AM–12:15 PM
Food Labeling: General Requirements (Including Meat and Poultry)

12:15–12:25 PM

12:25–1:35 PM
Food Labeling: Nutrient Content, Health and Other Claims

1:35–1:45 PM

1:45–2:45 PM
Advertising: The Federal Trade Commission and Private Rights of Action

2:45–2:55 PM

2:55–3:55 PM
Inspection and Enforcement Authority

3:55–4:05 PM

4:05–5:05 PM
Imports and International Issues

5:05 PM

Continuing Legal Education

FDLI applies for CLE credits in Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Virginia. These CLE approvals also may be honored by other states. The CLE credits will be posted as they are granted and registrants can request to be notified when approval is received.