Last Year’s Agenda

subject to change

All times listed are in Eastern 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
T. Daniel Logan, Associate, Kleinfeld, Kaplan & Becker, LLP

Preconference Primer (Virtual) (60 Minutes)
The Regulation of Cosmetics
Jessica P. O’Connell, Partner, Covington & Burling LLP

Monday, March 28, 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
Tom Jonaitis, Independent Consultant, EAS Consulting Group

12:15–12:25 PM
Break

12:25–1:30 PM
Food Safety: Current Good Manufacturing Practices and Related Requirements; Unintended Components/Contaminants of Food
Omar Oyarzabal, Senior Consultant, EAS Consulting Group

1:30–1:40 PM
Break

1:40–2:40 PM
U.S. Department of Agriculture
Jeffrey W. Canavan, Deputy Director, Labeling and Program Delivery Division, Office of Policy and Program Development, USDA

2:40–2:50 PM
Break

2:50–3:50 PM
Food Derived from Biotechnology – the USDA/FDA Conundrum
Ann M. Begley, Partner, Wiley LLP

3:50-4:00 PM
Break

4:00-5:00 PM
Dietary Supplements
Matthew Hegreness, Special Counsel, Covington & Burling LLP

Tuesday, March 29, 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)
Natalie Rainer, Partner, Keller & Heckman LLP

12:15–12:25 PM
Break

12:25–1:35 PM
Food Labeling: Nutrient Content, Health and Other Claims
Riëtte van Laack, Director, Hyman, Phelps & McNamara, PC

1:35–1:45 PM
Break

1:45–2:45 PM
Advertising: The Federal Trade Commission and Private Rights of Action
Anthony J. Anscombe, Partner, Steptoe & Johnson LLP

2:45–2:55 PM
Break

2:55–3:55 PM
Inspection and Enforcement Authority,
Christine Forgues, Senior Associate, Hogan Lovells US LLP
Mary Lancaster, Associate, Hogan Lovells US LLP

3:55–4:05 PM
Break

4:05–5:05 PM
Imports and International Issues
Seth A. Mailhot, Partner, Husch Blackwell LLP 
Emily R. Lyons, Partner, Husch Blackwell LLP  

5:05 PM
Adjournment