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SPC March Open Forum: Navigating FDA Regulations for Food Grade Packaging
Simply understanding Federal Drug Administration (FDA) rules and regulations as they apply to packaging can be challenging,
but navigating the new material use approval process may be daunting and both time consuming and resource intensive. This
month’s Open Forum presentation features an expert in food and drug law who has worked with numerous companies to sort out
the process, and help them successfully introduce post consumer recycled content, bio-based materials, new additives and other
material innovations into their packages.
Pamela L. Langhorn, Partner, Keller and Heckman, LLPPamela Langhorn joined Keller and Heckman in 1998. Ms. Langhorn practices in the area of food and drug law and specializes
in assisting companies with establishing food packaging clearances in the U.S., South America, and the European Union. She
also advises companies on issues arising from the DEA's regulation of listed chemicals. Prior to joining Keller and Heckman, Ms.
Langhorn was clerk for an administrative law judge at the Drug Enforcement Administration.