There is one major FSMA compliance date yet to come, with larger businesses needing to comply with FDA’s Intentional Adulteration regulation. This two-part webinar series about the requirements under this important regulation.
Part I – will provide a detailed explanation of the regulation, highlighting the areas where spice companies should focus their efforts as they develop compliance strategies. This session will also identify potential challenges companies may face when they develop their Food Defense Plans.
Part II – this final installment will review FDA’s guidance documents regarding the Intentional Adulteration rule and explain how you can use the information in FDA’s guidance to help you comply. FDA’s draft guidance has been released and ASTA has now scheduled this webinar.
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About the Speakers
Maile Gradison Hermida, Partner
Maile Gradison Hermida practices with Hogan Lovells in the area of food and agriculture law. She represents food companies, including manufacturers, distributors, retailers, and their trade associations. Her clients are regulated by the Food and Drug Administration, Department of Agriculture, Federal Trade Commission, and other health and safety regulatory agencies at both the federal and state levels.
Maile advises clients on the development of label claims, website and promotional campaigns for products, as well as the various requirements applicable to the labeling of foods. She also provides assistance to trade associations and food companies with fashioning comments and developing strategies in response to agency rulemaking and other public policy issues. Her practice is increasingly focused on counseling companies and trade associations as to the implementation of the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act. Maile also assists clients with responses to Federal Trade Commission, Congressional, and state Attorney General investigations and counsels clients on the development, interpretation, and enforcement of laws and regulations governing food production, processing, and distribution.
Prior to joining Hogan Lovells, she served as a judicial clerk to the Honorable Charles F. Lettow of the U.S. Court of Federal Claims. Maile graduated with high honors from The George Washington University Law School, where she served as executive editor of The George Washington Law Review.