July 30, 2019

Food Security and World Hunger with Katherine Meighan, International Fund for Agricultural Development

Last October, at the Annual Meeting of the International Bar Association in Rome, I was fortunate enough to be introduced to Katherine Meighan, the General Counsel of IFAD, the International Fund for Agricultural Development.  Katherine gave an eye-opening presentation at the IBA conference on IFAD’s efforts to address the issue of food security and world hunger, and I knew I had to have her on the podcast to share her message and to dig deeper into her work...
July 18, 2019

WEBINAR – New TSCA at 3:  Key Implementation Issues

New TSCA at 3:  Key Implementation Issues Thursday, July 25, 20191:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. (EDT) Register Today Overview: This one-hour webinar will build upon the Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.-sponsored “TSCA:  Three Years Later” one-day conference, co-sponsored by the Environmental Law Institute (ELI) and the George Washington University Milken Institute School of Public Health on June 24, 2019.  The webinar will drill down on key implementation challenges facing...
July 11, 2019

REGISTER NOW—FDA FSMA Food Defense Plan Requirements Webinar

Register NowFDA FSMA Food Defense Plan Requirements Wednesday, July 24, 20191:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. (EDT) Overview: The U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) is the most comprehensive reform measure created to prevent food-borne illness.  Enacted in 2011, FSMA includes massive legislative changes aimed to prevent food-borne diseases.  One of the FSMA foundational rules, Mitigation Strategies to Protect against Intentional Adulteration,...
June 28, 2019

“TSCA: Three Years Later” Conference Looks to the Past and into the Future

On June 24, 2019, Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. (B&C®), the Environmental Law Institute (ELI), and the George Washington University Milken Institute School of Public Health (GWU) presented “TSCA: Three Years Later,” a day-long conference with leading experts exploring the current impacts of the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) on science policies, challenges faced by industry, and the impacts of TSCA on regulatory policies, especially those concerning...
June 20, 2019

Environmental Compliance and Enforcement with Environmental Integrity Projects’ Eric Schaeffer

This week, I sat down with a highly-regarded member of the environmental NGO community, Eric Schaeffer, who currently serves as the Executive Director of the Environmental Integrity Project, which he co-founded in 2002. Previously, Eric worked for more than a decade at EPA, including a five-year stint as the Director of EPA’s Office of Civil Enforcement, which, as you will hear in our conversation, was a very formative time for his thinking. At a time when...
June 19, 2019

FDA FSMA Food Defense Plan Requirements

Wednesday, July 24, 20191:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. (EDT) View this webinar on demand online. Overview: The U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) is the most comprehensive reform measure created to prevent food-borne illness.  Enacted in 2011, FSMA includes massive legislative changes aimed to prevent food-borne diseases.  One of the FSMA foundational rules, Mitigation Strategies to Protect against Intentional Adulteration,...
May 22, 2019

Preserving Cosmetics on a Global Scale:  It is Harder than You Think

Preserving Cosmetics on a Global Scale: It is Harder than You Think Wednesday, May 22, 2019 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. (EDT) Register Today Overview: Cosmetic formulations often contain preservatives to protect the product’s integrity and extend its shelf life. The regulatory requirements that product manufacturers must adhere to when incorporating preservatives into their products and what claims are permissible on their product labels is far from harmonized globally, and the path is not...
May 22, 2019

Registration Now Open For “TSCA: Three Years Later”

Register Today Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. (B&C®), the Environmental Law Institute (ELI), and the George Washington University Milken Institute School of Public Health are pleased to present the one day conference “TSCA: Three Years Later” on June 24, 2019. Panelists Alexandra Dunn, Assistant Administrator, Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention (OCSPP), U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and Lynn R. Goldman, Michael and Lori Milken Dean and...
April 26, 2019

Lynn L. Bergeson Quoted by Bloomberg Environment in Article “Chemical Rule Sent Back to EPA on Trade Secret Concerns”

On April 26, 2019, Bloomberg Environment quoted Lynn L. Bergeson, Managing Partner, Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. (B&C®), regarding a U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit ruling that a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) rule failed to require chemical manufacturers to sufficiently prove that they have protected their chemical’s secret identity from discovery through reverse engineering. The requirement for companies to substantiate their...
April 23, 2019

Comments by Lynn L. Bergeson and Kathleen M. Roberts, Included in Bloomberg Environment Article Regarding EPA Chemical Reporting Proposal

On April 23, 2019, Bloomberg Environment featured comments by Lynn L. Bergeson, Managing Partner, Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. (B&C®), and Kathleen M. Roberts, Vice President of B&C® Consortia Management, L.L.C. (BCCM), in the article “EPA Proposal May Not Streamline Chemical Reporting After All.” Attorneys and other industry consultants told Bloomberg Environment the agency’s proposal would be a mixed bag in terms of saved time. […] Companies would...