Irene Hantman to Moderate ABA SEER Program — Controversies in Food Contact

The November Safer Chemicals, Healthy Families Food Contact Report Card pointed a spotlight on food contact substances, leaving consumers to wonder whether they should be concerned about the presence of PFAS and other toxic substances in their food packaging.  A panel of experts in food contact issues will discuss this issue.  The program will also provide background on FDA jurisdiction and key concepts such as TTC (Threshold of Toxicological Concern).  Join key stakeholders in this discussion.

This program is presented by thePesticides, Chemical Regulation, and Right-to-Know Committee, ABA Section of Environment, Energy, and Resources; Food, Cosmetics, and Nutrceuticals Committee, ABA Science and Technology Law Section; Food Safety Specialty Section, Society of Toxicology

Thursday April 25, 2019, 11:30 – 1:00

Paul Honigfort,  Director, Division of Food Contact Notifications, Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition
Mitch Cheeseman, Steptoe
Tom Neltner, Environmental Defense Fund
Kevin Kenny, Decernis

Irene Hantman, Verdant Law

Verdant Law, 10 G Street NE, Washington, DC
(Remote participation is also available.)

To register for the program contact Andrew Sitko at