Now that the Food Safety Modernization Act is law and the FDA has released the regulations for it, states have to make the decision, to harmonize all, some or none of the FSMA rules into state regulations for food and feed. The answer will determine the funds the state receives from the FDA and how their companies work in the marketplace. On top of all of this is the implementation of the Veterinary Feed Directive Act.
Mr. Joseph Reardon joined North Carolina Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services to serve as the Assistant Commissioner for Consumer Protection. In this role, he will oversee the divisions responsible for food safety, agricultural emergency response, animal health and regulation of the structural pest control industry, pesticide use and various weighing and measuring devices. Mr.
Marcie J. Campion serves as vice president of Pro-Pet LLC, where she leads the company’s initiatives in the critical areas of food safety, nutrition, formulation, regulatory affairs, quality control and co-manufacturing business development. Dr. Campion has 25 years of pet care industry experience and has managed projects in North America, Europe and Asia.