Food Safety for Hard Cider: FDA Regulations and Exemptions

Speaker: David Whitman

Date & Time: Thursday, February 2, 3:30-4:45pm

David Whitman of the FDA will discuss the requirements, regulation, and exemptions that hard cider manufacturers must comply with and will cover some commonly asked questions. He’ll help cideries understand the ins and outs of what to expect from an FDA inspection of your production facility and how to ensure you are in line with the Food Safety Modernization Act. He will also touch on FDA labeling and nutritional requirements, but the main focus of the presentation will be food safety requirements from a beverage manufacturer’s perspective.