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Food Safety Modernization Act:
Where It Stands and What's Ahead

Thursday, October 18, 2012


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It's been over a year and a half since the Food Safety Modernization Act was signed into law by the President.  A lot has happened that impacts the coffee industry and there is more to come in the year ahead.  To keep our membership and the coffee industry up to date on this impactful law, the National Coffee Association is happy to present this informative webinar.

Topics included:

  • Review the main requirements of FSMA

  • Provide and update on FDA activities to date

  • Outline the provisions that are already in effect

  • Preview what is likely to happen in the coming year

  • Tell you what you need to know to prepare


Maile Gradison Hermida, Associate Counsel, Hogan Lovells, Washington D.C.


About The Presenter


Maile Gradison Hermida specializes in the area of food and agriculture law. She represents food companies, including manufacturers, distributors, retailers, and their trade associations that are regulated by the Food and Drug Administration. Her practice is increasingly focused on counseling companies and trade associations on the implementation, development, interpretation, and enforcement of laws and regulations of the Food Safety Modernization Act.

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. She 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.

Ms. Hermida graduated with high honors from The George Washington University Law School, where she served as executive editor of The George Washington Law Review.

For additional information or questions please contact Graham Hill at grhill@ncausa.org

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