Intertek Provides A Regulatory Update for Raw Materials Compliance Processes at The Food Contact Conference 2019

September 18, 2019

Intertek, a leading Total Quality Assurance provider to industries worldwide, will be presenting and exhibiting at Smithers Pira's Food Contact Conference 2019 taking place in Bethesda, MD from October 16-18, 2019. 

This year's event will bring together professionals in the food contact industry, including suppliers, manufactures, researchers, government authorities, academics, and end-customers. Over the span of two days, Industry experts will cover hot topics including global regulations, labelling, plastics, recycling and sustainability, inks, and more. Additionally, the conference will serve as an ideal networking platform for stakeholders in all aspects of the supply chain to discuss emerging issues and collaborate on developing solutions. 

During the event, Intertek Health, Environmental & Regulatory Services (HERS) experts will be available at the Intertek booth for consultation. In addition to exhibiting, HERS experts will participate and present during the following sessions:

Pre-Conference Workshop: How Printing Inks are Designed to Comply with Food Contact Regulations | Oct 16
Leader: Dr. Gregory Pace, Senior Director Regulatory Compliance

Session II: Material Testing & Approval Processes | Oct 17
Presenter: Naeem Mady, Vice President, Regulatory Services
Title of Presentation: Overview and Update for Raw Materials Compliance Process with Food Contact Regulations

Session IV: Materials & Manufacturing Highlights & Innovation | Oct 18
Presenter: Dr. Gregory Pace, Senior Director Regulatory Compliance
Title of Presentation: Suitability of Printing Inks for Ensuring Food Packaging Safety

We offer comprehensive regulatory consulting support for developing and implementing worldwide regulatory compliance strategies for new and existing products. Our services range from new product introductions, data development, as well as validation of compliance of existing products with local and global regulations. Through our in-depth knowledge of the applicable legislation and regulations governing materials and articles in contact with food and/or consumer products in North America, Europe, and other jurisdictions around the world, our global offices, and our established strong network with local, as well as regional, trade associations and government authorities, we are well-positioned to help our customers navigate their products through the vast range of regulations and standards around the world. 

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Tracy Veale
Global Marketing Manager
T: +1 905 542 2900


For Technical Information:

Taylor Cavanaugh
Project Manager,
Health, Environmental & Regulatory Services (HERS)
T: +1 561 989 7294