Keller and Heckman LLP Schedules Annual Practical Food Law Program

Date: Dec 22, 2008

The Attorneys of Keller and Heckman LLP have scheduled their Annual Practical Food Law Program -- The Essentials is scheduled for March 16-17, and Labeling, Advertising, and Promotion is scheduled for March 18-19. Both programs will be held at the Le Meridien Hotel in San Francisco, California.

This series has been praised by prior attendees as being of great professional value and has been taught for over 20 years by the experienced food law lawyers of Keller and Heckman LLP. The courses are practical, straightforward and offer key information and understanding to those with responsibilities in food marketing, research and development, regulation, or litigation.

The Essentials, March 16-17, 2009 This course provides a comprehensive presentation of the statutory and regulatory framework, important international issues, the latest regulations and agency guidance on bioterrorism, strategies for surviving inspections, recall and enforcement, food safety concerns, import restrictions, as well as other hot topics that are affecting the food industry today.

Labeling, Advertising, and Promotion, March 18-19, 2009 This course takes a more intensive look at labeling requirements for food and dietary supplements, promoting products via health and nutrient content and structure/function claims, and other issues impacting how companies label and promote food products. It also explores the impact of obesity – particularly childhood obesity – on regulatory and legislative policy governing labeling and advertising, examines issues relating to the expanding puffery defense, challenging and defending competitive claims, substantiating "Establishment Claims," plus other issues that relate to Labeling, Advertising and Promotion.

Continuing Legal Education CLE credits are available pending state approval.

Registration Fee $1,300 per course, or both courses for $1,950. Early bird discounts are available.

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