Alan Feldstein to Speak at SupplySide West on October 6th

Alan to Provide Regulatory Insights at Summit Focusing on Functional Foods

Alan FeldsteinAlan Feldstein, Of Counsel to Collins, McDonald & Gann (SupplementCounsel.com), will be addressing today’s critical regulatory issues surrounding functional foods at the upcoming SupplySide West Global Expo and Conference.   Supply Side West, which is the world’s largest expo bringing together ingredient suppliers and finished product manufacturers, is taking place this year from October 5 to October 9 at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas.

Alan will be part of an important Summit on functional foods on Tuesday, October 6th from 1:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. The Summit, Functional Foods: Addressing Consumer Needs & Regulatory Considerations” will address a number of issues surrounding the growing category of functional foods, including consumer motivations related to the purchase of functional foods, product development and functional ingredients. Alan will be presenting on the topic of “Regulatory Insights” – providing an overview of the legal definition of functional foods, how functional foods are regulated and how to ensure regulatory compliance of functional foods in this complex category. Alan’s presentation will run from 3:50 p.m. – 4:30 p.m., and will be the final presentation of the Summit.

SupplySide West is the largest gathering of ingredient suppliers and buyers with more than 13,000 influential professionals in one location, including many of the world’s top ingredient suppliers and equipment companies, lab-testing firms and logistics/packaging experts. In previous years Alan has also presented at this important conference, addressing issues such as claims substantiation in the dietary supplement industry.

If you are planning to attend SupplySide West this year, please make sure to register for this important Summit on this emerging issue. For more information about the Functional Foods Summit, including a full list of Summit speakers, topics and talking points, and to register for the October 6th Summit, visit http://west.supplysideshow.com/summits.aspx.

Hope you’ll be joining us at SupplySide West this year and looking forward to seeing you in Las Vegas. If you’d like to meet with Alan Feldstein, Bob Danko or Rick Collins while at Supply Side West, call us anytime at our New York office at 516-294-0300 to set an appointment – or just stop us to say hello while at the Expo!