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Legal Trends & Recall Best Practices for the Food Industry Presented by Cottingham & Butler and Michael Best
Wednesday, October 16, 2019
Category: Industry Events

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Join Cottingham & Butler, The Acheson Group, Michael Best & Friedrich LLP and Edelman for an interactive workshop covering the latest litigation, recall and liability trends that are affecting our industry. 

This half day workshop will begin with an in-depth discussion about current risk, legal and regulatory trends relevant for businesses operating in the food products sector, and will conclude with a recall simulation, led by the world’s leading food safety consultant and former Chief Medical Officer at the USDA.

Designed for Food Industry Executives: C- Suite, Risk Managers, Owners, Legal Counsel and other leaders of Food, Beverage & Agribusiness companies.


11:30 – 12:00 | Workshop Registration 

12:00 – 12:45 | Lunch

12:45 – 1:30 | Staying Ahead of the Curve: Litigation and Legal Issues Impacting the Food and Beverage Industry – Paul Benson, Michael Best & Friedrich LLP

1:30 – 2:00 | Successful Strategies to Quantify, Mitigate and Transfer Risks – Brian Grant, Cottingham & Butler

2:00 – 2:30 | Navigating the Intersection of Operational and Reputational Risk During a Crisis – Matt Coldagelli, Edelman

2:30 – 2:45 | Break

2:45 – 4:45 | Recall and Crisis Management Workshop, Live Simulation and Best Practices – Dr. David Acheson and Christopher Snabes, The Acheson Group

During the simulations we will spend time going over how to approach a pending and actual crisis and recall event. This will be illustrated with real world examples of situations to take the audience through specific problems. We will discuss how issues are escalated, who is involved and when, when the regulators become involved and how, and most importantly how to survive a crisis or recall and minimize the impact on your company.

4:45 – 5:45 | Cocktails and Networking


The Edgewater
1001 Wisconsin Place
Madison, Wisconsin, 53703

Contact: Molly Welu, Cottingham & Butler | [email protected] | (563)587-5537