Food Allergen Advisory Labeling
2:30 PM - 3:15 PM Tue
Steven Gendel is an internationally recognized expert on food allergen management and on safety assessments for new food proteins. He has over 30 years of experience working to protect food safety, protect public health, and prepare for rapid changes in technology.
Dr. Gendel spent over two decades developing science and policy in the FDA Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition. He was the first FDA Food Allergen Coordinator and contributed to the creation of agency policy, guidance documents, and regulations related to the Food Allergen Labeling and Consumer Protection Act (FALCPA), the Preventive Controls for Human Foods Rule, and the Gluten-Free Labeling Rule.
Dr. Gendel holds a B.S. in Chemical Engineering and a Ph.D. in Cell and Developmental Biology. He has advanced training in risk assessment, food law, HACCP, and Preventive Controls.