Finding Solutions to Help Affected Communities Ensure the Safety of Their Imported Food Sources

September 21, 2020

Prop 65 Clearinghouse Annual Conference

Downey Brand partner and environmental attorney Sophia Castillo will be speaking from 4-5pm on a virtual panel at Prop 65 Clearinghouse’s 2020 Annual Conference on September 21st. The panel will discuss solutions to food safety issues facing certain affected communities. See below for more information regarding the panel.

Topic: Finding Solutions To Help Affected Communities Ensure The Safety Of Their Imported Food Sources


  • Michael Green, CEO, Center for Environmental Health


  • Sophia Castillo, Partner, Downey Brand
  • Ron Tanner, Government Affairs/Industry Relations, Specialty Food Association
  • Leticia Ayala, Campaign Director, Healthy Kids & Leadership Development, Environmental Health Coalition
  • Bob Maxwell, Shareholder, Rogers Joseph O’Donnell

This year’s conference will be entirely virtual and is an all-day event. The virtual conference will feature plenary and breakout sessions with live Q&A, optional classes for Prop. 65 newcomers, online private chat rooms, downloadable resources, and much more. As has been the case for the last 15 years, this year’s conference will be an engaging event at which the entire Prop 65 community can explore the latest trends in Prop 65 litigation and meet with key regulators, experts, public and private enforcers, and defense teams. Panels at this year’s conference include discussions about the explosion of 60-day notices for food products containing acrylamide, the impact of new amendments to the Warning Regulations, new Prop. 65 hurdles facing the marijuana industry, and how Prop. 65 allocation of responsibility in the distribution chain can affect your business.

For more information and to register, please visit the event page.