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FDA’s Dr. Robin McKinnon to Lead Discussion at NAMA Fly-In —
Exclusive Opportunity for NAMA Members to ‘Ask the Expert’ About FDA Plans for the Future

CHICAGO – May 11, 2018 – NAMA announced today that Dr. Robin McKinnon, Senior Advisor for Nutrition Policy at the Food and Drug Administration’s Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition (CFSAN), will lead a discussion at the Fly-In, Tuesday, July 24 at 2 p.m. at the Fairmont Hotel, 2401 M Street, NW.

This session, focused on FDA’s Nutrition Innovation Strategy, will give packaged food manufacturers an opportunity to hear first-hand about FDA’s strategy for promoting public health through improved nutrition and industry innovation. Attendees will have the opportunity to ask Dr. McKinnon questions on a range of issues impacting their businesses.

“As part of our ongoing work with the FDA, we’d like to thank Dr. McKinnon for leading this very valuable session for our Fly-In participants,” said Eric Dell, NAMA SVP of External Affairs. “This is an exclusive opportunity for attendees to interact face-to-face with an FDA expert. We’re encouraging our members to take advantage of this value-added dialog with Dr. McKinnon.”

“If you haven’t already done so, please join us at the Fly-In. This discussion is just one more reason to join your industry peers in Washington, DC to ensure your voice is heard on Capitol Hill. To register, visit: namaflyin.org.

NAMA represents the $31 billion U.S. convenience services industry. By providing advocacy, education and research, NAMA works to promote and protect the industry’s nearly 160,000 hardworking employees. Through traditional vending and micro markets, office coffee and pantry services, product manufacturing and small-drop distribution, convenience services meets the needs of over 40 million American consumers daily at work, home, school and play.