VIRGO, an information distribution company focused on the most innovative and complex business-to-business markets that fuel the U.S. and world economies, announces Daniel Fabricant, Ph.D., director, Division of Dietary Supplement Programs, Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will be the featured speaker at the 2013 Global Expo and Conference, SupplySide West.
Join Dr. Fabricant as he presents an update around issues including ingredients of concern, the NDI draft guidance, GMP (good manufacturing practice) inspections and 483s, warning letters and more. Don’t miss this opportunity to hear from Dr. Fabricant with information you’ll need to know as you look at business priorities in 2014.
The FDA Update will take place on Nov. 14 from 9 to 9:50 a.m. in Congress Center, Casanova 501, Level 1. The featured speaker presentation is open to all SupplySide West attendees, with underwriting support from BASF Nutrition & Health.
"It's been a very busy year at FDA, and the action has even picked up within the dietary supplement space in the last few months," said Heather Granato, vice president of content, VIRGO's Health & Nutrition Network. "We are very pleased to again offer folks the opportunity to hear directly from Dr. Fabricant about the agency's perceptions of the industry and his insights into what is necessary to deliver safe, efficacious products to consumers."
Daniel Fabricant, Ph.D., came to FDA as director of the agency’s Division of Dietary Supplement Programs. In this job, Dr. Fabricant advises FDA on policy issues involving dietary supplements, including the safety of new dietary ingredients (NDIs), cGMPs and problems reported by consumers. He’s also responsible for developing enforcement priorities and interpretations of the Dietary Supplement Health and Education Act (DSHEA) in order to ensure that dietary supplements are safe, meet quality standards and are accurately labeled. Before coming to FDA, Dr. Fabricant was active in the dietary supplement industry, serving most recently as vice president of the Natural Products Association. Dr. Fabricant carried his interest in natural products into the classroom earning a doctorate in pharmacognosy from the University of Illinois at Chicago, where he has served as an adjunct professor in the Dept. of Medicinal Chemistry and Pharmacognosy since 2009.