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Supply Chain Management:  A Study in Sustainability, Traceability, Economic, and Environmental Impacts

5th Annual Advanced Summit on Food Law – Regulation, Compliance and Litigation

4:00 p.m. EST

Sheppard Mullin Participant: 
Christopher Van Gundy

As interest of where food comes from and how it was made grows, it’s important for companies to ensure their practices comport with consumer- driven calls for environmental protection, sustainability, and r human rights.

  • Developing best practices in supply chain management to ensure transparency and create trust to enhance brand protection.
  • Vetting suppliers to ensure ethical sourcing and human rights compliance.
  • Assuring consumers about reliability and moral rectitude of supply chains
    • Sustainable sourcing and production
    • Child labor/forced labor
    • Animal welfare
    • Packaging and plastic reuse
  • Understanding the impact of COVID-19 on food manufacturing
  • Identifying what ingredients suppliers need to focus on to make sure their customers are comfortable with various suppliers’ assurances and certifications.

About the Conference:

ACI’s Food Law conference is returning this Spring in a unique, interactive virtual format, where key industry stakeholders for the food industry will participate to discuss how to best prepare for the future by examining current challenges, benchmarking existing strategies, and analyzing critical areas for innovation.

The “Who’s Who of the Food Law Bar” will give you critical insights on:

  • Plant-Based “Meats” and “Milks”: Anticipating the FDA’s/USDA’s Regulatory Platform
  • CBD and Cannabis
  • Anticipated Trade and Tariff Environment on the Food Industry under the Biden Administration
  • The Role of Influencers/Virtual Influencers and User-Generated Content for the Food Industry
  • Recalls and Crisis Management

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