Failure to comply with the Food Safety Modernization Act’s (FSMA) new RE-REGISTRATION and Registered Agent designation requirements could result in detention or denied entry for food imports.
Please join us on Thursday, September 20, 2012, from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM EDT for a FREE 30-minute Webinar on the steps you need to take to comply with FSMA’s new requirements, followed by a 30-minute LIVE Question and Answer period for all participants.
This FREE Webinar will cover:
• How to meet the new FSMA § 102 requirement that every facility that manufactures, warehouses or packs food RE-REGISTER with the FDA between October 1 and December 1, 2012.
• The requirement that every foreign facility designate a U.S. Agent and the new responsibilities and liabilities that come with accepting the U.S. Agent designation.
• Understanding FSMA § 107 User Fees.
• Timelines for compliance and how to formulate and implement a compliance plan.
Who should attend: Food importers and exporters; Food ingredient importers and exporters; Non-US food producers, packers and warehousers.
Edgar Asebey-Birkholm is Executive Director and co-founder of FDA Solutions Group, LLC. Mr. Asebey is an internationally-recognized FDA regulatory expert who has over 20 years of experience advising companies in the food, drug, biotechnology and medical device sectors. Mr. Asebey is considered an expert in the recently passed Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) and has lectured in over a dozen forums on FSMA’s impact on U.S. importers, non-U.S. food exporters and food companies. He has represented numerous foreign food companies before the FDA, including rice, seafood, olive, fish oil and nut exporters as well as fresh and processed food manufacturers. Mr. Asebey advises trade organizations and foreign governments on business strategy and compliance with FDA, USDA, EPA and FTC regulations. Mr. Asebey is also a Member of law firm Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg, P.A. and is Chair of the firm’s Food & Drug Practice Group.
Ann Marie Gaitan is Managing Director and co-founder of FDA Solutions Group, LLC. Mrs. Gaitan is a recognized specialist in U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) compliance. As a leading industry consultant, Mrs. Gaitan has extensive experience in all aspects of the regulatory processes affecting food and beverage manufacturers, processors, packers, holders, importers and distributors. Mrs. Gaitan regularly advises companies across the globe on the myriad of registration and compliance issues affecting the food industry. Over the past two years, Mrs. Gaitan has closely monitored the implementation of the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) in order to help food industry stakeholders understand the new registration and compliance requirements, and guide them through this transition. Mrs. Gaitan is a Senior Attorney at the law firm of Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg, P.A., focusing her practice in the area of Food and Drug (FDA) law.
Date: Thursday | September 20, 2012
Time: 1:00 PM-2:00 PM EDT
This seminar has been certified by NCBFAA Educational Institute for Certified Customs Specialist (CCS) continuing education credits.
CCS credits: 1.0