2009 Regulatory and Legislative Workshop

Washington, DC at the Tidal Basin and Jefferson Memorial during the spring cherry blossom season.

October 14 & 15, 2009
Renaissance M Street Hotel
Washington, DC

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Welcome and Overview of ASTA Issues
Ted Lupina, ASTA President, KALSEC, Inc.
Julia Bellinger, ASTA Government Relations Director
Tim Sonntag, Chair ASTA GR Committee, Wixon Inc.

Congressional Panel-Food Safety Legislation
Amy Muhlberg, Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (Not available)
David Edwards, Senate Agriculture Committee (Not available)
Clay Alspach, House Energy and Commerce Committee (Not available)
Eric Flamm, House Energy and Commerce Committee

FDA Funding (Not available)
Ladd Wiley, Alliance for a Stronger FDA

Complying with the Reportable Food Registry
Kathy Gombas, Office of the Food Defense, Communication and Emergency Response, FDA

The Administration’s Food Safety Working Group
Dr. Daniel Englejohn, Deputy Assistant Administrator, Office of Policy and Program Development, USDA

Industry Perspective- Food Safety Legislation
Elizabeth Fawell, Hogan & Hartson
Scott Faber Grocery Manufacturers Association

ASTA Update
Cheryl Deem, Executive Director, ASTA