“Food Forum USA” & “Fit for FDA” to be held at the Hanover Chamber of Industry and Commerce

FDA regulations, distribution channels, product marketing, the U.S. organics market and risk management are among the topics to be discussed at upcoming events in Hanover.
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June 14, 2012 - PRLog -- Hosted by the Hanover Chamber of Industry and Commerce, the “Food Forum USA” will be held in Hanover, Germany on June 14. The conference’s purpose is to introduce German companies to opportunities within the US market and will cover topics such as sales and distribution channels, product marketing, Food and Drug Administration (FDA) operations, guidelines and strategies to manage risk. Following presentations by industry experts, all attendees will have the possibility to address specific questions and problems in individual appointments.

Gert Lindemann, Lower Saxony’s Minister of Food, Agriculture, Consumer Protection and State Development and Dr. Horst Schrage, Hanover Chamber of Industry and Commerce, will open the conference. Experts at the conference will include Martina Stegmeier of the German American Chamber of Commerce of the Southern US, Inc., Tim Forrest of Tim Forrest Consulting; Donald Prater of the Food and Drug Administration European Office; Stefan M. Tiessen of Smith, Gambrell & Russell, LLP; Miriam Hempel of NürnbergMesse GmbH and Sebastian Buggert of rheingold GmbH & Co. KG.

Without the consent of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the FDA, neither domestic nor imported foods can be marketed in the U.S. In order to expand on requirements set forth by these agencies, Tim Forrest, American food expert and FDA agent, will conduct the “Fit for FDA” seminar on June 15. During individual consultations with participants, Mr. Forrest will review products and provide tailored advice on adhering to all regulations.

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About the GACC South:
The German American Chamber of Commerce of the Southern United States was founded in 1978 to promote and support bilateral trade between Germany and the U.S. The GACC South is located in Atlanta, Georgia and serves the 11 Southeastern states of Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee and Texas. Four local chapters have been established in Charlotte, NC, Greenville, SC, Dallas, TX, Nashville, TN, as well as a branch office in Houston, TX, with a focus on the energy sector.

The GACC South is a private, non-profit organization and serves as the official representative of German trade in the Southeastern US. It is part of an international network composed of 120 German foreign chambers of commerce and government offices in 80 countries. The GACC South is one of the largest bi-national chambers in the United States.

Visit www.gaccsouth.com for more information about the chamber. Visit www.transatlantic-news.com for the most up-to-date news.
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