ASTA Webinar on the ASTA Food Safety Modernization Act Decision Tree

Join Jessica O’Connell from Covington and Burling for the latest ASTA Webinar scheduled for on Monday, February 13 at 11:00am (ET).

The ASTA FSMA Decision Tree is designed to assist ASTA members in evaluating their obligations under the five foundational FSMA rules that are likely apply to spice companies: Preventive Controls in Human Food, the Produce Safety Rule, the Sanitary Food Transportation Rule, the Foreign Supplier Verification Program and the Intentional Adulteration rule. The Decision Tree guides users through a series of questions about their operations to help determine which FSMA rules could apply. It also provides an overview each rule’s requirements, depending on the nature of the company’s operations.

The ASTA Government Relations and Advocacy Committee worked with Jessica to design and develop this new tool. During this 90 minute webinar, Jessica will demonstrate how the Decision Tree can be used to navigate the complex framework of FSMA regulations. The Decision Tree is currently available for ASTA members to download from the ASTA website. Non-members must pay a $250 licensing fee to access this document.

To attend this upcoming webinar you can register online below. Online registration will remain available through Thursday, February 9.

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 Please mail this form with your payment to be received by Thursday, February 9.

Member Pricing Non-Member Pricing
Per Remote Location $155 Per Remote Location $355
* You can have multiple individuals participate from your remote access location at no additional charge. But, if you require more than one remote location access, please register each location.

About our Speaker:

Jessica O’Connell, Special Counsel, Covington & Burling’s
Jessica O’Connell is a member of Covington & Burling’s food and drug practice group in Washington, DC. She provides strategic advice to a broad range of companies and trade associations in engaging with food and drug regulatory bodies and Congress. She assists clients in complying with U.S. regulatory requirements for the manufacture and sale of foods, dietary supplements, cosmetics, OTC drugs, and animal products, and the import and export of FDA-regulated products. In addition, she counsels clients regarding potential crises, such as recalls and unanticipated regulatory attention. Ms. O’Connell joined the firm from FDA, where she served as an Associate Chief Counsel in FDA’s Office of Chief Counsel, counseling various components of FDA and HHS on legal issues related to conventional foods, dietary supplements, and cosmetics, and FDA’s import and export activities for all FDA-regulated products.