DENVER – Nov. 1, 2016 – Justin Prochnow, co-lead of the Food & Beverage Group and a shareholder in the Health & FDA Business Group of global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP, will present at the ACI Food Law and Regulation Boot Camp held at the InterContinental in Chicago Nov. 15-16. Prochnow will speak on “FDA and USDA Food Safety Regulations 101: Preventing Adulteration and Contamination,” at 3 p.m. on November 15. Prochnow will also co-present at the post-conference workshop entitled “Food Legal and Regulatory Essentials 2.0: The Natural, Unnatural, Genetically Modified and Gluten-Free” on November 16 from 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
The conference is designed to provide in-house counsel, executives, and private practice lawyers working for the food industry with essential regulatory knowledge critical to their current responsibilities and future advancement.
Prochnow focuses his practice on assisting companies with regulatory, business, and legal needs in the beverage, food, dietary supplement, cosmetic, medical device, and OTC industries. He works closely with companies to ensure regulatory compliance with statutes and regulations enforced by the Food and Drug Administration, the Federal Trade Commission, and other regulatory agencies, including the review of product labels, labeling, advertising, websites, and other marketing materials. Prochnow assists companies with responding to governmental and regulatory actions, including FDA inspections and warning letters, FTC Civil Investigative Demands, and ASRC and NAD cases. Prochnow prepares and reviews business documents for industry members, including consulting, manufacturing, supply and distribution agreements. He and his team also defend industry companies from both governmental agencies and civil litigators in litigation ranging from breach of contract cases to the growing number of class actions alleging false and misleading advertising.