- Advertising and Promotion
|University ||Yale University, B.A., Psychology, magna cum laude with Distinction, 2005|
|Law School||Harvard Law School, J.D., cum laude, 2008|
|Admitted||2008, Virginia; 2009, District of Columbia|
Alissa Jijon joined Keller and Heckman in 2012. She practices in the area of food and drug law. Ms. Jijon advises food, dietary supplement, medical device, consumer product, and pharmaceutical clients regarding compliance with U.S. state and federal regulations, as well as international requirements.
Ms. Jijon has counseled clients on the applicability of laws and regulations enforced by the Food and Drug Administration, the Federal Trade Commission, the Department of Agriculture, the Environmental Protection Agency, and the Consumer Product Safety Commission. Her practice includes providing strategic legislative and policy advice to trade associations and corporations. Ms. Jijon also has experience with advertising and labeling requirements for food and drugs, recalls and crisis management matters, pharmaceutical litigation, and regulatory issues related to the safety of children's products.
Jul 24, 2015 FDA Announces Supplemental Proposal to the Nutrition and Supplement Facts Labels
Jul 10, 2015 FDA Extends Compliance Date for Menu Labeling Rule to December 1, 2016
Jun 16, 2015 FDA Announces Final Determination that Partially Hydrogenated Oils are Not GRAS
Mar 30, 2015 FDA Announces Plan to Streamline Animal Food Regulation
Jul 07, 2014 Food and Drug Alert: Public Meeting on Proposed Rules to Change Nutrition Facts Label and Serving Sizes
May 01, 2014 Food and Drug Alert
Mar 26, 2014 FSMA Update: FDA Seeks Input on Reportable Food Registry Requirements
Apr 29, 2015 Webinar: Made in the USA Claims: A Marketer's Guide
May 28, 2014 Mel Drozen and Alissa Jijon to Present at the American Peanut Shellers Associations Supply Chain Educational Program
Mar 07, 2013 Registration is Closed - An Ingredient Supplier's Guide to FSMA's Preventive Controls for Human Food Webinar
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FDA Announces Supplemental Proposal to the Nutrition and Supplement Facts Labels
Alissa D. Jijon,Evangelia C. Pelonis,Frederick A. Stearns, August 11, 2015
Today, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced the availability of a proposal that supplements the March 3, 2014 proposed rule that would revise the Nutrition Facts and Supplement Facts label requirements. The supplement would require inclusion of the percent daily value (% DV) for added...
FDA Extends Compliance Date for Menu Labeling Rule to December 1, 2016
Melvin S. Drozen,Alissa D. Jijon,Evangelia C. Pelonis, July 15, 2015
On December 1, 2014, FDA published a final rule to implement the menu labeling provisions added to the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FD&C Act) by the Affordable Care Act. Under the new requirements, restaurants or similar retail food establishments (in chains of 20 or more locations...
FDA Announces Final Determination that Partially Hydrogenated Oils are Not GRAS
Melvin S. Drozen,Alissa D. Jijon,Evangelia C. Pelonis,Laura Venker, June 24, 2015
On June 16, 2015, FDA announced its final determination that there is no longer a consensus among qualified experts that partially hydrogenated oils (PHOs) are “generally recognized as safe” (GRAS) for any use in human food. In effect, PHOs will now be regulated as food additives,...
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