2011 Regulatory and Legislative Workshop

US Capitol at early morning

October 5, 2011
Hyatt Regency Crystal City
Arlington, VA

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Welcome and Overview of ASTA Issues
Donna Tainter, ASTA President
Susan Brown, Chair, ASTA Goverment Relations Committee 

The Food Safety Modernization Act – Implementation and Compliance Update
Maile Gradison Hermida, Attorney at Law, Hogan Lovells US LLP

Foreign Supplier Verification – What It Means to My Company 
Jessica Wasserman, President, Wasserman & Associates

Definition of High Risk in the Food Safety Modernization Act
Shannon Cole, MS, PMP, GMA Senior Director, Science Program Management

Update on Noxious Weed Seed –Presentation not provided
Steven B. Steinborn, Partner, Hogan Lovells US LLP

FDA Food Safety Process Validation
John W. Larkin, PhD, National Center for Food Safety and Technology,
U.S. Food & Drug Administration

ASTA Clean, Safe Spices Guidance Document
FDA’s Viewpoint

Dr. Mickey Parish, Senior Advisor, Office of Food Safety

ASTA Clean, Safe Spices Guidance Document – Dissemination Plan and Discussion
Cheryl Deem, Executive Director, ASTA