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FDA Update: Part I

  • The Commons Hotel- Main Ballroom 615 South Washington Avenue Minneapolis, MN, 55415 United States (map)

Intentional Adulteration Rule- Requirements, Dialogue with Stakeholders, Guidance and Training

Ryan NewkirkSenior Advisor for Intentional Adulteration, FDA Food Defense and Emergency Coordination Staff, Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition (CFSAN)

Brief Bio- Ryan Newkirk, PhD, MPH, is the lead for the Food Safety Modernization Act Intentional Adulteration rule writing workgroup, and is the Senior Advisor for Intentional Adulteration on FDA’s Food Defense and Emergency Coordination Staff at the Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition(CFSAN). Dr. Newkirk has worked in terrorism prevention for 15 years, with a specific focus on food defense for ten years. Prior to joining FDA, Dr. Newkirk held a post-doctoral position with United States Department of Agriculture, Food Safety and Inspection Service, Food Defense Assessment Staff. Dr. Newkirk completed his doctorate in epidemiology and food defense research at the Food Protection and Defense Institute at the University of Minnesota School of Public Health.

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Caitlin Hickey- Policy Analyst, FDA Food Defense and Emergency Coordination Staff, Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition

Brief Bio- Caitlin Hickey is a Policy Analyst on FDA’s Food Defense and Emergency Coordination Staff at the Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition(CFSAN) where she works on food defense and consumer education. Prior to joining FDA, Caitlin was a food safety consultant for the food industry and the FDA while at Deloitte & Touche LLP and a staff scientist at the Institute of Food Technologists. Caitlin received her Master’s degree in Food Science from the University of California, Davis and her Bachelor’s degree in Food Science from the University of Maryland.

Earlier Event: May 23
Plenary Session
Later Event: May 24
FDA Update: Part II