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Food Drug Administration Attorney in Chicago IL

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Sep 11,2019

Years of Experience

3-7 yrs required


Chicago, IL, United States
Practice Area
Food & Drug Administration >> Food & Drug Administration
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The candidate should be well grounded in FDA, USDA, and State food regulatory frameworks and comfortable supporting compliance work across a diverse portfolio in one of the world’s best food companies. Provides practical and timely counseling on compliance with federal and state food law requirements for all assigned clients. Provides strategic counseling on areas of food safety and quality standards for ingredients, food processing and finished products. Provides counseling on areas of labeling and marketing requirements (including product naming requirements and claim substantiation). Manages registration and reporting requirements, as well as inspection-related requirements. Counsels the business on changes to existing food law requirements. Develops industry and trade association relationships to influence new labeling, food safety, and other requirements; prepares persuasive talking points and comments. Develops creative and legally sound solutions for business initiatives that raise legal questions. Must have knowledge of government enforcement practices and experience with compliance counseling, training, and the recall process. Researches and maintains awareness of legislative and regulatory developments affecting food law. Assists in the development and delivery of training as appropriate. Updates current contract templates and develops new templates, as necessary, for use by key stakeholders. J.D. from an accredited law school and top academic credentials. 7 years legal experience with 3-5 years food law experience required, preferably in a government enforcement agency, at a top-tier law firm, or as in-house counsel. Advanced knowledge of federal and state food law requirements (specialist knowledge). In-depth knowledge of FDA and FSIS procedures. Marketing and claims experience.

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