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Clean Meat: The Legal Hurdles and Regulatory Path for Cultivated Meat


Level: Advanced
Runtime: 90 minutes
Recorded Date: September 27, 2021
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Agenda

  • Brianna Schroeder: How does traditional agriculture view this cultivated meat; labeling and nomenclature; US regulations
  • Ettinger, David: Developments in China, Singapore; how regulations impact field
  • Ahmed Khan: Snapshots in Japan, UAE, US regulations; food eco system development; how regulations impact field
Runtime: 1 hour, 31 minutes
Recorded: September 27, 2021

For NY: Difficulty: Experienced Attorneys (Non-Transitional)

Description

Plant and cell-based meat have risen to the forefront as a solution to both the environmental and ethical problems surrounding animal meat. Although plant-based meat has been in production for several years, cell-based meat remains fraught with legal hurdles and consumer acceptance. Seventeen laws have been passed prohibiting misrepresentation of food and many other states are considering action on food labeling laws. Join our expert team of attorneys as they discuss regulatory issues, labeling and misrepresentation, mitigating risks, and the laws affecting your clients.

This program was recorded on September 27th, 2021.

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Panelists

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Ahmed Khan

Founder & Editor and Cellular Agriculture Consultant
CellAgri

Ahmed Khan is a cellular agriculture consultant and the founder and editor of CellAgri. A news and research startup that aims to be the homepage of the emerging field of cellular agriculture.

CellAgri provides the latest updates and insights on a range of topics and trends relating to cellular agriculture. CellAgri’s platform also tracks all the major and upcoming players in the field. Providing them the ability to post and share their latest news and opportunities.

Ahmed is a co-founder and member of the board of directors of Cellular Agriculture Canada, a non-profit organization advancing and promoting the cellular agriculture industry in Canada.

Ahmed has previously spoken about cellular agriculture in Canada, England, Singapore, and the United States. Ahmed first learned about cellular agriculture while studying at McGill University in Montreal, Canada.

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David J. Ettinger

Partner
Keller & Heckman LLP

David Ettinger counsels multinational companies on food and food-related products, as well as consumer and tobacco and tobacco-related products. He assists clients in navigating the import and export of goods to ensure compliance with regulations in the U.S., Europe, and Asia. David counsels companies in China and throughout Asia on matters ranging from ingredient and labeling, to product seizure and detention, to food and consumer product recalls and consumer complaints.

David is the chief representative in Keller and Heckman’s Shanghai, China office and previously worked in the firm’s Washington, DC and Brussels offices. His global experience uniquely positions him to counsel foreign companies who need to navigate the regulatory landscape in Asia. To further enhance his and Keller and Heckman’s global capabilities, David is the Chair of Mackrell International, a global legal network of over 90 international independent law firms. Mackrell International’s member base spans more than 60 countries, which provides Keller and Heckman clients with access to legal support in all major world markets. In addition, David is past Chair and current Vice Chair of the American Chamber of Commerce Shanghai’s (AmCham Shanghai) Food, Agriculture & Beverage Committee and serves as a moderator and presenter for many of its seminars and conferences.

David and his team in Shanghai publish China Regulatory Matters (CRM) and Asian Regulatory Matters (ARM), two e-newsletters that focus on regulatory updates in China and the rest of Asia. He is frequently invited to speak on international regulatory matters related to food, food-related products, and tobacco-related products.

Prior to joining Keller and Heckman, David was a trademark attorney with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. He has extensive trial experience as a former assistant district attorney in the Nassau County District Attorney's Office in New York where he prosecuted felonies and misdemeanors. His advocacy skills are frequently used to defend companies before various international regulatory bodies and help implement crisis management strategies.

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Brianna J. Schroeder

Partner
Janzen Schroeder Agricultural Law LLC

Speaking the language of agriculture in the context of law has been Brianna J. Schroeder’s calling for her entire career. A partner at Janzen Schroeder Ag Law LLC, Brianna brings a variety of skills to the complexities of today’s agriculture. Having grown up on a farm in Northeast Indiana, her insight is grounded in the industry as she provides expertise such as litigating complicated environmental matters to drafting contracts for agribusinesses to helping livestock farms navigate regulatory compliance. She represents a wide variety of clients from large corporations to municipalities as well as private individuals. Brianna has worked at firms in Indianapolis and Chicago, with her perspective including experience in complex litigation, civil defense, property liability, transportation law, and insurance coverage. She is licensed in Indiana and Illinois.

Along with her thriving law practice, Brianna is committed to sharing insight with the industry as a sought-after speaker and author. She has authored numerous articles and given presentations on a variety of agricultural, environmental, and legal topics, including the Right to Farm Act, zoning, solar power, food labeling, agricultural leases, the Clean Water Act, employment law, agritourism, farm security, and insurance coverage.

Active in her community, Brianna has volunteered with Child Advocates, The Heritage Place, and various tutoring and legal service organizations in Indianapolis and Chicago. A board member of the Carthage College Alumni Council, she is a graduate of the Indiana Agricultural Leadership Program, Class 18. Brianna is an active mentor to law students and recent graduates. Brianna was recently elected to the American Agricultural Law Association board of directors.

Brianna received her B.A. degree, cum laude, in sociology and criminal justice from Carthage College in Kenosha, Wisconsin, her M.S. degree in international commerce and policy from Valparaiso University, and her J.D., magna cum laude, from Valparaiso University School of Law, Indiana.

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Natalie E. Rainer

Partner, Food and Drug Practice
Keller & Heckman LLP

Natalie Rainer is a Partner in the Food and Drug practice of Keller and Heckman LLP’s San Francisco office. She has particular expertise in getting new food ingredients to market. Natalie advises clients on regulatory requirements for foods, dietary supplements, cosmetics, and food and drug packaging in jurisdictions around the world, including North America, Latin America, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. Natalie counsels companies on advertising and labeling requirements, including claim substantiation, nutrition labeling, menu labeling, and environmental claims.


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