HPM Attorney to Present at Upcoming Conferences on Food Law and Policy

September 20, 2011

Hyman, Phelps & McNamara, P.C.’s Ricardo Carvajal will be presenting at the following upcoming conferences on food law and policy.

The ASQ Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Division's 22nd West Coast Conference on Dietary Supplement Challenges will address cGMPs, analytical issues, the FSMA, and FDA’s draft guidance on new dietary ingredients. The conference will feature presentations by senior FDA officials, including Daniel Fabricant, Director of CFSAN's Division of Dietary Supplement Programs (see here). The conference is scheduled for September 30 in Anaheim.

The market research firm ORC International is hosting Functional Foods Claims: Capitalizing on Trends & Opportunities, a seminar that will feature proprietary research and an expert panel on food and beverage claims. The seminar is open to branded food and beverage companies, retailers, and ingredient suppliers to industry. Companies wishing to register for the seminar should contact Carolyn Werbler at answers@orcinternational.com. The seminar is scheduled for October 4 in Chicago.

IFT’s Food Policy Impact will feature a keynote speech by FDA Deputy Commissioner for Foods Michael Taylor and presentations on food safety and food labeling (see here). The conference is scheduled for December 1 in Washington, DC. The conference will be preceded by IFT's two-day short course on food labeling, scheduled for November 29-30 (see here).