Catherine Nielsen joined Keller and Heckman in 1987. Ms. Nielsen is a senior partner in our Food and Drug Practice. Ms. Nielsen specializes in counseling domestic and foreign corporations on the regulatory status of food additives and food contact materials before the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
She also advises clients on the regulatory compliance of food contact substances in Canada, Europe, Central and South America, and the Pacific Rim. She works with companies to obtain explicit regulatory listings of packaging components (polymer components, additives, printing inks, adhesives, polymer production aids), other food additives, and color additives in various jurisdictions, including in the U.S., MERCOSUR, and the European Union.
Ms. Nielsen also assists companies in assessing potential adulteration issues and advising on potential recalls. She advises companies on compliance with California Proposition 65 and Coalition on Northeastern Governors “Toxics in Packaging” legislation, and other state legislation dealing with toxic substance exposure issues.
•Sep 04, 2013 Catherine Nielsen to Speak at the Tag and Label Manufacturers Institute Tech 2013 Meeting
•Nov 20, 2014 Catherine Nielsen Authors Article on Food Packaging in Canada
•Oct 08, 2013 Special Report on Food Packaging Regulations in the Pacific Rim
•Apr 14, 2011 Packaging Law Alert: China Publishes Procedure for Clearing New Food-Contact Substances
•Jan 05, 2011 Client Alert: Employer Compliance Guidance for Whistleblower Provisions Under New Food Safety Modernization Act
•Apr 12, 2007 Association News Alert
•Mar 01, 2004 Canada's Recycling Programs Make Producers Pay
•Jun 21, 2012 Registration is Closed - Houston Texas - June 21, 2012 - FDA 101 in One Day
•Mar 08, 2011 Register Today for Keller and Heckman LLP's Food Packaging Law Seminar - Brussels, Belgium
•Oct 21, 2008 Global Food Packaging Law Seminar - Washington, D.C.
•Oct 03, 2007 8th Annual Food Packaging Law Seminar