The Institute of Food Technologists is partnering with the Food and Drug Administration on a series of live webcasts covering Food Safety Modernization Act rules.

The first webcast covers preventive controls and is scheduled for 11 a.m. CST Jan. 23, according to a news release from the Chicago-based institute.

Speakers at the Jan. 23 webcast include:

  • Jenny Scott, senior advisor to the FDA director of food safety
  • Don Kraemer, senior FDA advisor
  • John Bode, lawyer and principal, John Bode LLC
  • David Acheson, medical doctor, Leavitt Partners LLC

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The second webcast, on produce safety standards, is set for 11 a.m. CST Feb. 11.