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How to Get Out of Trouble – FTC and FDA Claims Noncompliance

How to Get Out of Trouble – FTC and FDA Claims Noncompliance

Come join the Natural Products Association on February 22, 2024, for a webinar titled “How to get out of trouble – FTC and FDA claims noncompliance”.

This informational webinar will provide a comprehensive overview of the work a company needs to do to get back into compliance with both the US Food and Drug Administration and the US Federal Trade Commission. This overview will include detailed and practical application of the agencies requirements for compliance and how companies can change/improve to comply. The session will feature two experts with more than 60 years of experience working for these US Government agencies. This webinar will be the third in a three-part series.

Attendees will gain an understanding:

  • What triggers FDA and FTC enforcement actions for noncompliance
  • What are key requirements and interpretations that commonly cause noncompliance
  • What steps can a company take to get into compliance
  • What are typical timelines to go from noncompliance to compliance
  • What are some unforeseen challenges that arise

Christine Long, MS, Sr. Mgr., Regulatory & Scientific Affairs, Nutrition, Arbonne, shared her thoughts on the first two sessions “ ….. I love the clarity provided, valuable insights on current topics, and the opportunity to get feedback on specific questions I can use in my work as a regulatory professional. Don’t miss the next installment to learn more about dietary supplement compliance from two experts.”

Speakers:

Robert Durkin, Esq. – FDA and Healthcare Practices. Of Counsel to Arnall Golden Gregory, LLP

Bob joins AGG as Partner in the firm’s FDA and Healthcare practices, and is a member of the Dietary Supplements industry team. As a former acting Director and Deputy Director of the Office of Dietary Supplement Programs (ODSP) in the FDA’s Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition (CFSAN), he brings a wealth of knowledge and insight to his legal practice. Just prior to joining ODSP, Bob was the acting Director of CFSAN’s Food Defense Staff. In this role, Bob led a dedicated group of professionals whose duty it was to determine the best regulatory strategies to help protect our nation’s food supply from intentional contamination.

Richard Cleland – FTC and Healthcare Practices. Of Counsel to Arnall Golden Gregory, LLP

Richard is Of Counsel at the law firm of Arnall Golden Gregory LLP. He has nearly thirty years of consumer protection experience. He joined the Iowa Attorney General’s Office in 1979 and was appointed Director of the Consumer Protection Division in 1984. Mr. Cleland joined the Federal Trade Commission in 1991. He served as Assistant Director of the Division of Advertising Practices from 2002 until 2022, when he retired. His special areas of concentration included substantiation of health claims and the use of endorsements and testimonials in advertising.