FDA Listening Session: Agenda & Attendees

February 11, 2016
1:00 PM – 3:00 PM EST

Representatives: Food and Drug Administration

  • Michael Taylor, Deputy Commissioner for Foods, Office of Foods and Veterinary Medicine (OFVM)
  • Susan Mayne, Director, Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition (CFSAN)
  • Kari Barrett, Public Engagement, OFVM
  • Ted Elkin, Deputy Director for Regulation, CFSAN
  • Nega Beru, Director, Office of Food Safety, CFSAN
  • Bill Correll, Director, Office of Compliance, CFSAN
  • Caitlin Boon, Senior Advisor to the CFSAN Director
  • John Sheehan, Director, Division of Dairy, Egg and Meat Product Safety, Office of Food Safety, CFSAN
  • Jenny Scott, Senior Advisor to the CFSAN Director
  • Bill Jones, Deputy Director, Office of Food Safety, CFSAN
  • Mickey Parish, Acting Chief Scientist, CFSAN

Representatives: American Cheese Society

  • Nora Weiser, Executive Director, American Cheese Society
  • Dick Roe, President, American Cheese Society
  • Lynn Giacomini Stray, Point Reyes Farmstead Cheese (CA)
  • Andy Hatch, Uplands Cheese Company (WI)
  • Gianaclis Caldwell, Pholia Farm Creamery and Dairy (OR)
  • Jeremy Little, Sweet Grass Dairy (GA)
  • Mateo Kehler, Jasper Hill Farms (VT)
  • Marieke Penterman, Holland’s Family Cheese (WI)
  • Jeremy Stephenson, Spring Brook Farm and Farms for City Kids (VT)

Agenda

Welcome and Opening Remarks

  • Michael Taylor, Deputy Commissioner for Foods and Veterninary Medicine
  • Nora Weiser, American Cheese Society Executive Director

Cheesemaker Presentations

  • Cheesemaker 1 Lynn Giacomini Stray, Point Reyes Farmstead Cheese (CA)
  • Cheesemaker 2: Andy Hatch, Uplands Cheese Company (WI)
  • Cheesemaker 3: Gianaclis Caldwell, Pholia Farm Creamery and Dairy (OR)
  • Cheesemaker 4: Jeremy Little, Sweet Grass Dairy (GA)
  • Cheesemaker 5: Mateo Kehler, Jasper Hill Farms (VT)
  • Cheesemaker 6: Marieke Penterman, Holland’s Family Cheese (WI)
  • Cheesemaker 7: Jeremy Stephenson, Spring Brook Farm and Farms for City Kids (VT)

Discussion and Q&A

Closing Remarks

  • Michael Taylor, Deputy Commissioner for Foods and Veterninary Medicine