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IFT, with participation from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration presents insights into the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act proposed rule on Preventive Controls for Human Foods. Learn more on the content of the rules, what implications may exist, and how these proposed rules impact you and your company.
FDA speakers, Jenny Scott, Senior Advisor to the Director of the Office of Food Safety, FDA CFSAN and Don Kraemer, Senior Advisor, FDA CFSAN, review this proposed rule and provide more detail and clarification, and leading industry authorities John Bode, J.D., Principal, John Bode LLC, and David Acheson, M.D., Leavitt Partners LLC, examine implementation issues.
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01/23/13 11:00 AM
Virginia N Scott, CFS
Jenny Scott is Senior Advisor to the Director of the Office of Food Safety at the Food and Drug Administration’s Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition. In that position she develops and implements policies, regulations and guidelines related to food safety and provides technical expertise in a variety of food safety areas. Prior to joining FDA in August 2009, Ms. Scott was Vice President of Science Policy, Food Protection, at the Grocery Manufacturers Association in Washington, D.C., where she held various positions over a 29-year tenure. She received a B.A. degree in biology from Wellesley College, an M.S. in bacteriology from the University of Wisconsin, and an M.S. in food science from the University of Maryland. She has published widely in the area of microbial food safety. She has been active in professional associations such as the American Society for Microbiology, the Institute of Food Technologists, and the International Association for Food Protection, of which she was President in 2000-2001. She is a fellow of both IAFP and IFT. Ms. Scott served 3 terms on the US National Advisory Committee on Microbiological Criteria for Foods and currently serves as the U.S. Delegate to the Codex Committee on Food Hygiene. She currently leads both the Workgroup for the Preventive Controls Rule for Human Food and the Workgroup for Preventive Controls Guidance for Human Food.
Senior Advisor, Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition, part-time (2012). Oversight of Preventive Controls Team, responsible for development of preventive controls rules and guidance.
Acting Deputy Director, Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition (2010-2011). General responsibility for administration of FDA food safety and nutrition efforts including regulatory policy, budget, facilities, and personnel issues, in support of the Center Director. Retired 12/31/11.
Deputy Director, Office of Food Safety, College Park, MD (2007-2008). General responsibility for administration of FDA food safety efforts including regulatory policy, budget, facilities, and personnel issues, in support of the Office Director. Specific responsibility for administration of seafood policy and research divisions.
Acting Director, Office of Seafood, College Park, MD (2005-7). Responsible for administration of seafood policy and research divisions. Responsible for oversight of seafood regulatory policy, and budget, facilities, and personnel issues.
Associate Director, Office of Seafood, Washington, DC and College Park, MD (1993 – 2005). Responsible for the development of policy and government and industry training in FDA’s Seafood Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP) Program.
National Food Expert, Office of Regulatory Affairs, New Orleans, LA (May 1990 – August 1993).
Senior Regional Shellfish Specialist, Dallas and Atlanta Regional Offices, New Orleans, LA (February 1986 – May 1990).
Consumer Safety Officer, New Orleans District Office, New Orleans, LA (September 1977 – February 1986).
Post-graduate work: Food science, food microbiology, and food engineering, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA and Perdue University, W. Lafayette, IN (1989)
B.S.: Plant and Soil Science, University of Maine, Orono, ME (1974 – 1977)
John W Bode
President & CEO
Corn Refiners Association
Mr. Bode is attorney for John Bode LLC. He was born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, and was educated at the United States Naval Academy and the University of Oklahoma, receiving his B.A. in 1977. He received his J.D. from George Mason University in 1983. He was admitted to the Oklahoma Bar in 1983 and currently is a member of the Oklahoma Bar Association. Mr. Bode concentrates his practice in legislative and regulatory matters. He served in three Presidential appointments at the U.S. Department of Agriculture before joining the firm in 1989. As Assistant Secretary of Agriculture for Food and Consumer Services, Mr. Bode was responsible for nutrition issues, almost half of the USDA's budget, and scores of rulemakings. During his tenure at USDA, Mr. Bode testified on behalf of the Reagan and Bush Administrations over seventy times and directly oversaw approximately 90 proposed and final rules. Before joining the USDA in 1981, he was on the staff of the U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry, and served on the staff of then-Governor of Oklahoma David L. Boren. Mr. Bode actively participated in the legislative efforts resulting in the enactment of the Nutrition Labeling and Education Act of 1990, the Food Quality Protection Act of 1996 (pesticide reform), and 1997 FDA Reform legislation.Areas of Practice:Agriculture LawFood and Drug LawLegislationSpecial Agencies:U.S. Department of AgricultureFood and Drug AdministrationFederal Election CommissionOffice of Management and Budget.
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