Blackwell Burke P.A. Chairman Jerry W. Blackwell to Speak at 2012 Food Safety Summit

Blackwell Burke P.A. chairman and founding partner Jerry W. Blackwell will be speaking at the 2012 Food Safety Summit.   Mr. Blackwell’s presentation will take place on Tuesday, April 17, 2012 in Washington, DC.  The Summit will be attended by food industry professionals including food manufacturers, processors, and distributors as well as academics and regulators.  Mr. Blackwell will participate in a panel discussion entitled, “How to Protect Your Company with an Effective Food Liability Program.”  His co-panelists include Thomas A. Packer and Joe Fasi.

Blackwell Burke P.A.’s Food Safety attorneys represent major food manufacturers as well as food distributors, retailers, and restaurants. Areas of practice include litigation, arbitration, regulatory and administrative actions, third-party discovery issues, and other legal matters. They have successfully represented institutional clients in claims involving food borne illnesses (including E. coli and salmonella), ingredients, product recalls, adulteration and contamination, packaging, product warnings and instructions, processing procedures, kill steps, and other food safety issues. The firm also has experience working with issues involving Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) and Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP) matters.

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