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Food Contact Training US

October 11-12, 2021
Washington, DC

Food Contact Training US provides the necessary foundation needed to be successful and stay compliant in the food contact industry, and brings knowledgeable advisors face-to-face with attendees in a specialized, close-knit training course. Organized by Smithers, a worldwide authority on packaging, paper, and print industry supply chains.

The legislation for food contact materials is constantly evolving. For consumer safety, it's critical that every person involved in food packaging and production understands and monitors food packaging regulation requirements, and has the resources and know-how to forecast the industry landscape. 

Past attendees include HP, BASF, Unilever, Imerys, RDAbbott, Crown, Fujifilm, 3M, Mars Wrigley, Evonik, Nestle, and many more.

2020 Event Overview:

  • Why Do We Have Food Contact Rules?
  • EU & US Regulatory Framework
  • Worldwide Food Contact
  • GMP 2023/2006
  • Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act
  • Food Additives
  • EU Plastics & National Legislations
  • Paper/Coatings
  • EU Approval Process
  • Supply Chain Communication
  • Product Stewardship
  • FDA plans and EU predictions
  • The Future of Food Contact Regulations 


Ron Osborn - Mars Wrigley

Ron Osborn

Principal Scientist, Scientific & Regulatory Affairs, Americas R&D at Mars Wrigley
Eric F. Greenberg - Eric F. Greenberg P.C.

Eric F. Greenberg

Principal Attorney at Eric F. Greenberg P.C.
Dr Alistair Irvine - Smithers

Dr Alistair Irvine

Senior Manager, Food Contact Testing at Smithers

2020 Agenda

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