Food Traceability Final Rule: What is in the Rule and How Do We Implement? | November 30, 2022

Food Traceability Final Rule: What is in the Rule and How Do We Implement? | November 30, 2022

FDA recently published the Food Traceability Final Rule (FSMA Section 204). In this session, FMI staff and outside counsel discuss the elements in the final rule, review what has changed and begin the discussion about implementation of the regulation. 

You will learn:

  • Learn about FSMA rule requirements.
  • Understand expected timelines.
  • Review changes from the proposed rule.
  • Begin the process of gathering industry questions. 

Additional Information:


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Elizabeth Fawell


Hogan Lovells

Elizabeth has worked with every segment of the food industry, including manufacturers, distributors, retailers, restaurants, and food service operators, as well as their trade associations.

Her work on behalf of food industry clients with the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) since its inception and her understanding of Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP) systems provides her with the experience and perspective needed to counsel clients on how to comply with new requirements under the law. Elizabeth is also a Preventive Controls Qualified Individual (PCQI) and has completed the FSPCA PCQI training.

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Stephanie Harris

Chief Regulatory Officer and General Counsel

FMI-The Food Industry Association

Dr. Hilary Thesmar, PhD, RD, CFS

Chief Food and Product Safety Officer & Senior Vice President, Food Safety Programs

FMI-The Food Industry Association

With over 20 years of experience in food science, food safety, and food and agriculture policy, Dr. Thesmar provides leadership for FMI’s retail, wholesale and product supplier members on scientific and technical issues such as food safety training programs, regulatory strategy, recall plans and management, crisis management, research, and health and well-being programs. 

Dr. Thesmar earned a Ph.D. in Food Technology from Clemson University, a Master of Science degree in Human Nutrition from Winthrop University, a bachelor’s degree in Food Science from Clemson, and she is a Registered Dietitian.  Dr. Thesmar is a Fellow of the Institute of Food Technologists, an active member of the International Food Protection Association and the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.  


Food Traceability Final Rule - What is in the Rule and How Do We Implement?
Open to view video.  |  60 minutes
Open to view video.  |  60 minutes