Eric Greenberg, Principal Attorney - Eric F. Greenberg P.C.
Eric F. Greenberg is Principal Attorney of the law firm Eric F. Greenberg, P. C., with a practice concentrated in food and drug law, packaging law, and commercial litigation. His food and drug work has included regulatory counseling, label and claims review, new product development, GRAS and food contact materials evaluations and clearances, negotiations with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and state agencies, handling recalls, and defending enforcement actions.
He and his Chicago-based firm counsel a wide range of consumer product companies, packaging manufacturers and others from around the world. As well, Eric has served as General Counsel of the Contract Packaging Association for over 15 years.
In addition to his law practice, Eric is a member of the Adjunct Faculty of the Chicago-Kent College of Law, where he teaches Food and Drug Law and Administrative Law, and California Polytechnic State University (CalPoly), where he teaches graduate and undergraduate courses in Packaging Laws and Regulations.
Alistair Irvine, Food Compliance - Smithers Pira
Alistair manages the Food Packaging Safety Section within Smithers Pira. This involves advising clients on the safety legislation which applies to food packaging in a wide range of different countries throughout the world and coordinating work programmes to ensure that clients' products meet these requirements. His expertise spans all the EU countries, USA, Japan, Australia, New Zealand, Canada, Israel, Russia and all the South American countries.
Alistair graduated with a degree and PhD in Chemistry from Birmingham University. After working for BP and the Department of Health, he joined Pira in 1994, taking up his current position in 1995.