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Tony Pavel

Keller and Heckman

Tony Pavel, a partner with international law firm Keller and Heckman, brings over 20 years of experience as a counselor to the food industry and has handled a broad range of issues, including obtaining the authorization of new food ingredients, complying with manufacturing requirements, labeling and advertising, and regulatory compliance in the global supply chain. Tony has been named one of the leading food lawyers in the U.S. by Chambers and Partners, Law360, as well as Top Corporate Counsel by DCA Live. Prior to joining Keller and Heckman, Tony led Global Food Law at Perfect Day, a billion-dollar start-up and the first company to bring fermentation-derived dairy whey protein ingredients to market, where he was responsible for greatly expanding the company’s global regulatory footprint in less than two years, as well as the development of the company’s regulatory, marketing and advertising compliance programs. Before joining Perfect Day, Tony led the Global Food Law Team at Cargill Incorporated. Tony was responsible for food law across Cargill’s global businesses, including partnering with the QA function for Food Safety Modernization Act implementation at Cargill’s domestic and global manufacturing facilities; R&D ingredient approval strategy; M&A/JV regulatory diligence implementation and execution; labeling, advertising, and communications compliance; as well as advising the Government Relations function on food regulatory matters. Tony has also served as the General Counsel and Secretary to the Enzyme Technical Association and as a member of several advisory boards, including the World Food Law Institute, the Food Protection and Defense Institute, and as the past Chair of the Institute of Food Technologists Food Laws and Regulations Division.

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Panel Discussion: From restaurant plates to supermarket shelves – breakout strategies and best practices to bring alternative protein products to market in 2024 and beyond

The sizzle of alternative proteins on restaurant menus is undeniable, but how do you translate that buzz into supermarket dominance? Join our dynamic panel as they dissect winning strategies and...

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April 24, 2024
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