The FDA’s expansive new powers under the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) have made the agency increasingly aggressive during its food safety inspections and investigations. Using criminal prosecution as a tool to ensure compliance with the FSMA, the FDA has demonstrated its willingness to go after food company executives and employees in a number of high-profile cases. At the same time, the FDA has granted itself almost limitless power to gain access without a warrant to virtually any company record during the course of an inspection or investigation. Is your company prepared to handle a visit from the FDA?
Join expert speaker Shawn Stevens in this 60-minute audio session, which will help you learn about the reach of the FDA’s new powers, recent cases in which it has issued criminal charges, the standards under which you or your company can be criminally prosecuted by the FDA, and how to protect your rights during the course of an FDA inspection or investigation.
Who Should Attend?
Shawn K. Stevens is a food safety lawyer and founding member of Food Industry Counsel LLC, the only law firm in the nation that represents the food industry exclusively.
For more than a decade, Mr. Stevens has worked nationally with food industry clients (including the world’s largest food processors, national restaurant chains, and food distributors and grocers) helping them protect their brand by proactively...
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