Food Contact Compliance Training Course

A Steptoe-sponsored event
September 22, 2016
Columbus, Ohio

Please join members of Steptoe's Environment & Life Sciences practice in Columbus, Ohio on September 22 - 23 for a training course on food contact compliance.

Date: Thursday, September 22, 2016 from 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Friday, September 23, 2016 from 8:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Sheraton Columbus Hotel at Capitol Square
75 East State Street
Columbus, OH

Featured Steptoe Speakers:

The course will cover all aspects of food contact compliance including:

  • An overview of US food contact law and regulations
  • An overview of harmonized EU food contact legislation and national measures
  • An introduction to global food contact regulations, and the use of US and EU compliance as a stepping stone to global compliance
  • A tutorial in interpreting and applying FDA regulations and other FDA clearances 
  • Information and guidance on safety assessments
  • Considerations for use of the Generally Recognized As Safe (GRAS) concept
  • Hot topics in food contact regulation in the US and EU
  • Relevant synergies between REACH, the EU chemical regulatory regime and food contact legislation
  • An overview of how the recent amendments to the US Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) will impact you
  • Additional topics in environmental and chemical regulatory compliance

Click here for a copy of the program agenda.