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Join us in person or virtually

  1. Coffee and registration

  2. Welcome

  3. Session one: Food Contact Regulations in North America
  4. An update on OFAS (Office of Food Additive Safety)

    Kristi Muldoon Jacobs Kristi Muldoon Jacobs
    Director (Acting), Office of Food Additive Safety, FDA
  5. Changing Landscape: State Challenges re Chemicals of Concern, FDA Post-Market Reviews

    George Misko George Misko
    Partner, Keller and Heckman LLP
  6. GRAS Substances: still under attack? A bit of history and a policy update

    Joe Dages Joe Dages
    Attorney, Steptoe & Johnson LLP, US
  7. Food Contact and Proposition 65

    Mitzi Clark Mitzi Clark
    Partner, Keller and Heckman LLP, US
  8. Q&A

  9. Lunch and networking

  10. Chemical Watch platform demonstration

  11. Session two: Substance-specific issues
  12. Printing inks for food packaging and accompanied communication down the packaging chain

    Evert Delbanco Evert Delbanco
    Director Food Safety & Toxicology, Siegwerk Druckfarben AG & Co. KGaA
  13. Printing inks and the food packaging materials supply chain

    Gregory V. Pace Gregory V. Pace
    Consultant, Gregory V. Pace, Ph.D., LLC
  14. Paper-based packaging regulations in the US

    Food safety, clean packaging, transparency, and challenges:

    • what is clean packaging and why is product transparency important;
    • what needs to be done regarding compliance and safety;
    • discuss the main strategy and the process
    Wolfgang Urhahn Wolfgang Urhahn
    Director, Global Compliance, HAVI, US
  15. Food contact evaluation for coatings and adhesives

    Bethany Woods Bethany Woods
    Food Contact Compliance Manager (Dispersions & Resins), BASF Corporation, US
  16. Q&A

  17. Session three: Risk assessment
  18. Break

  19. Risk assessment of FCMs: FDA perspective

    Laura C. Markley, Ph.D Laura C. Markley, Ph.D
    Toxicologist, US FDA/CFSAN/Office of Food Additive Safety
  20. Risk assessment of non-intentionally added substances (NIAS)

    Matthew Savidge Matthew Savidge
    Group Leader, Toxicology, knoell USA
  21. Food substances in contact with infant formula and/or human milk

    • the key changes from the ‘regular’ FDA guidance such as the normalised exposure-based testing tiers and outline the minimum testing recommendations and modified protocols; and
    • discuss the age dependent cancer risk analysis of carcinogenic constituents and provide useful examples
    Guillaume Letellier, M.S., E.R.T Guillaume Letellier, M.S., E.R.T
    Senior Manager, Toxicology, Intertek Assuris
  22. Q&A

  23. Drinks and networking

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