The ASTA 2020 Regulatory Workshop will be held as a series of virtual educational and networking sessions in October. Here is where you can find the most update information on registration, sessions, speakers, sponsorship and more.
The 2020 Regulatory Workshop will build on the success of the ASTA Online series with timely updates from government officials and other key experts on FDA requirements, the impact of COVID-19 on the spice sector, state requirements impacting spices (Prop 65 and NY State), special topics in trade, and more.
All sessions will be held 2:00pm-3:30pm ET unless otherwise noted.
|Federal Agency Updates – 2:00pm-3:30pm ET
Hear from U.S. federal agency representative on critical regulatory updates impacting the spice industry.FDA Regulatory Update for the Spice Industry
Speaker: Sharon Mayl, FDA
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will provide an overview of the New Era of Food Safety Blueprint, including how the recently released Proposed Rule on Food Traceability fits into the blueprint, as well as an update on other agency priorities.
CDC Update on COVID-19 Best Practices for the Food Industry
|Virtual Coffee Chat – 11:00am-11:30am ET
Join ASTA President Larry Lichter and Executive Director Laura Shumow for Lattes with Larry and Laura! Connect with old friends, network with colleagues at other ASTA member companies, and meet new members of the spice industry. This session is also a great opportunity to and share what’s on your mind and any ideas for how ASTA can support the industry. Feel free to use this time to casually raise questions about ASTA for the ASTA Board of Directors, which will be addressed at the October 15th ASTA Members Only Session.State Regulatory Updates - 2:00pm-3:30pm ET
This session will cover state issues and regulations that are relevant to the spice industry.
California Prop 65 Update
Regulatory Policies for Heavy Metals in Spices – A New York Approach
|Special Topics in Trade for the Spice Industry – 2:00pm-3:30pm ET
Navigating Trade Requirements: Focus on Organic and Pesticide MRLs
Cross-Border Trade: Updates & Trends Impacting US & Global Supply Chains
Virtual Networking Break – 5:00pm-5:45pm ET
|ASTA Update (Members Only) 2:00pm-3:30pm ET
Join ASTA’s Executive Director, Board President and Government Relations Committee chair to hear an update on the latest from ASTA. Hear about ASTA’s latest activity and accomplishments on regulatory and technical advocacy. This update is for members only.
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Committee meetings will be held virtually during the week of October 19. More details will be distributed to each committee individually.