GRAS Rule, Food Contact Safety and Nanotechnology: An Update from the FDA at Food Contact & Additives 2017
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Food Contact & Additives 2017, taking place this September 25-27, in Arlington, VA, will cover a variety of topics such as updates on regulations, technology, sustainability, consumer trends and more within the food contact and food additives industry.
The FDA will give multiple presentations, including two keynotes on "GRAS Final Rule: Value Added" and "Food Contact Safety in the Era of Emerging Informatics," as well as a third talk on "Nanotechnology: Considerations for Substances Added to Food".
What will the FDA share at Food Contact & Additives 2017?
Keynote Address: GRAS Final Rule: Value Added
Dr. Shayla West-Barnette
Supervisory Consumer Safety Officer
The keynote address will cover what has changed under the GRAS final rule, focusing on the value that these changes offer to stakeholders and the FDA's experience evaluating GRAS notices since finalizing the rule.
Keynote Address: Food Contact Safety in the Era of Emerging Informatics
Dr. Kirk Arvidson
Starting off day 2 of the conference during the Food Contact Track, Dr. Arvidson will go over the FDA's Office of Food Additive Safety tools that are used to facilitate the safety evaluation of food contact substances and other food additives.
Nanotechnology: Considerations for Substances Added to Food
Dr. Teresa Croce
Consumer Safety Officer
During the Food Additives Track on day 2 of the conference, Dr. Croce's presentation will outline the agency's considerations for whether an FDA-regulated product involves the application of nanotechnology, will discuss how those considerations apply to food substances and how changes to the manufacturing process can impact the safety or regulatory status of a substance added to food or a food contact substance.
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