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Exhibitor Hosted Events

Exhibitor Hosted Events provide outstanding opportunities to get exciting new information and in-depth analysis presented by industry experts from our exhibitor community. These sessions are included with your Exhibit Hall Pass at no additional charge.

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Thursday, March 08
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

  • Room:   The City National Grove of Anaheim
  • Thursday, March 08, 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
You are Invited Kick-off Expo West with the 21st Annual OFRF Benefit Luncheon, the delicious all-organic feast prepared by celebrity chefs Donna Prizgintas and Chris Blobaum, and chef Beth Miller. Keynote Speaker We are thrilled to announce our keynote speaker, Debra Eschmeyer, Vice President of Communications & Community Affairs, Danone North America. As Executive...
Speaker(s)
Debra Eschmeyer

Food Entrepreneur
Former Executive Director of First Lady Michelle Obama’s “Let’s Move!” Initiative & Senior White House Policy Advisor for Nutrition
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Thursday, March 08
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

  • Room:   Angel Stadium
  • Thursday, March 08, 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Join key influencers and colleagues from the Natural Products Industry for the 8th Annual League of Angels reception benefitting Vitamin Angels. Guests will enjoy complimentary drinks and appetizers, great music, and a moving presentation from Vitamin Angels’ president and founder, Howard Schiffer. Unique, stadium-only activities will provide attendees a fun way to spend...

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Friday, March 09
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

  • Room:   Marriott, Platinum Ballroom 4
  • Friday, March 09, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Did you know oil type, nutrition and sustainability are all driving packaged food purchases? In this presentation, you will hear about the latest consumer research on the expanding definition of health and the opportunities for your brand. Moreover, we will explore how healthier, naturally stable oils deliver both consumer desires and food manufacturer...
Speaker(s)s
Kristie Sigler

North American Food & Agribusiness Lead
FleishmanHillard
Speaker

Mary Laguardia

Omega-9 Oils Market Manager
Dow AgroSciences
Speaker

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Friday, March 09
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

  • Room:   Marriott, Platinum Ballroom 2
  • Friday, March 09, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Attorneys with Venable LLP will discuss the current legal and regulatory developments that can or will affect your natural products company. Hear from the Venable attorneys on such topics as recent FDA and FTC enforcement actions concerning natural products, updates on Proposition 65, current Good Manufacturing Practice (cGMP) regulations for...
Speaker(s)s
Bety Javidzad

Counsel, Class Action Litigation Practice
Venable LLP
Speaker

Claudia Lewis

Partner and Co-Chair, Food and Drug Law Practice
Venable LLP
Speaker

Dan Silverman

Partner, Class Action Litigation Practice
Venable LLP
Speaker

Michelle Jackson

Partner, Food and Drug Law Practice
Venable LLP
Speaker

Todd Halpern

Partner, Food and Drug Law Practice
Venable LLP
Speaker

Todd Harrison

Partner
Venable LLP
Moderator

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Saturday, March 10
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

  • Room:   Marriott, Platinum Ballroom 2
  • Saturday, March 10, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
The epidemic of non-communicable diseases (diabetes, heart disease, etc.) is a worldwide problem. We need to reallocate resources – but what are the best ways to tackle NCDs? There are three myths being promulgated by the food industry for their own purposes – they sound correct, but all three fall...
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Saturday, March 10
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

  • Room:   Marriott, Platinum Ballroom 2
  • Saturday, March 10, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
"Polygynan”, a compound as a result of decomposition of Carrageenan under high temperature and strong alkali conditions, has been concerned as a carcinogenic substance.  As a matter of fact, in Japan, it is listed on the Z-list which is the list for additives with high risk and hazardous properties.  This...
Speaker(s)
Yoshiharu Matahira, Ph.D

Executive Officer of R&D department
Sunsho Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd
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