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Key Food & Beverage Issues – Food Ingredients: Legal Implications in the U.S. and in the EU

Please join us for a discussion of the latest developments and trends affecting food ingredients in the U.S. and the European Union, covering regulatory, environmental and trade aspects. In particular, this webinar will discuss:

  • U.S. FDA Food Additive Approvals and the Generally Recognized as Safe (“GRAS”) System

  • Food Additives in the EU
    • Approvals
    • Labeling
    • Distinction between food additives and food stuff

  • Trade Law Constraints on Government Action: How the WTO Agreement on the Technical Barriers to Trade (“TBT”) Affects the Regulation of Labeling
    • Application of trade law to production processes, such as chlorine wash or hormone-treated meat
    • EU controls of residual amounts of GM and endocrine disruptors in pesticides

  • Trends and Developments in U.S. Federal and State Ingredient and Supply Chain Regulation
    • Food and beverage supply chain implications of the new Toxic Substances Control Act (“TSCA”) regulatory scheme
    • California developments under Proposition 65 and other regulations
    • Trends in state hazard or risk-based ingredient disclosure requirements

Continuing Legal Education Credit: CLE credit will be applied for in CA, GA, NY, TX and, if needed, NC and VA. Attendees will receive a Uniform Certificate of Attendance via email approximately 30 days after the program to seek CLE credit in other jurisdictions. New York lawyers: This program is considered transitional and non-transitional in content. The interactive webinar format is synchronous and approved for experienced NY Lawyers and newly admitted lawyers admitted on/after 1/1/2014. King & Spalding LLP / 1180 Peachtree Street, Atlanta, GA 30309 | CA Provider # 10947.

Event Details

Date: October 24, 2017

Time: 12:00 pm (ET)

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