Introduction to Food Law and Regulation

March 19–20, 2024      Virtual Course

Preliminary Agenda

subject to change
All times are in Eastern Time

2024 Curriculum Advisor:
Deepti Kulkarni, Partner, Covington & Burling LLP

Preconference Primers

Preconference Primer (Virtual) (60 Minutes)
Overview of U.S. Food Law and Regulation
Mary Lancaster Grywatch, Senior Associate, Hogan Lovells US LLP

Preconference Primer (Virtual) (60 Minutes)
The Regulation of Cosmetics
Kelly Bonner, Associate, Duane Morris LLP

Tuesday, March 19

10:30 AM–11:00 AM
Registration

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

11:05 AM–12:10 PM
Food Safety: Ingredient Preclearance/Intentional Components of Food
Nury H. Yoo, Partner, Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP

12:10–12:20 PM
Break

12:20–1:30 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
Brian Sylvester, Partner, Perkins Coie LLP

2:40–2:50 PM
Break

2:50–3:50 PM
Food Developed Using Biotechnology and Animal Cell Culture Technology – US Regulatory Oversight
Deepti Kulkarni, Partner, Covington & Burling LLP

3:50–4:00 PM
Break

4:00–5:00 PM
Dietary Supplements
Robert Durkin, Partner and Co-Chair of Food and Drug Practice, Arnall Golden Gregory LLP

Wednesday, March 20

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

11:05 AM–12:05 PM
Food Labeling: General Requirements
Steven Armstrong, Senior Regulatory Advisor, Haynes and Boone LLP

12:05–12:15 PM
Break

12:15–1:15 PM
Food Labeling: Nutrient Content, Health and Other Claims
Krista Hekking, Associate, Covington & Burling LLP

1:15–1:25 PM
Break

1:25–2:25 PM
Advertising: The Federal Trade Commission and Private Rights of Action

2:25–2:35 PM
Break

2:35–3:35 PM
Inspection and Enforcement Authority
Royce DuBiner, Partner, McGuire Woods LLP
Allyson Maur, Associate, McGuire Woods LL

3:35–3:45 PM
Break

3:45–4:45 PM
Imports and International Issues
Emily Lyons, Partner, Husch Blackwell LLP
Seth Mailhot, Partner, Husch Blackwell LLP

4:45 PM
Adjournment