Mr. England routinely represents domestic and foreign companies of all sizes, assisting them in understanding and complying with USDA, FDA, Federal Trade Commission (FTC), Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and state requirements. His representation enables his clients to reduce the risk of regulatory interference with products being imported, exported or distributed in interstate commerce.
A 17-year veteran of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Mr. England served as Regulatory Counsel to the Associate Commissioner for Regulatory Affairs, and before that as an FDA Consumer Safety Officer, Compliance Officer, Senior Special Agent with the Office of Criminal Investigations, and analytical regulatory microbiologist.
Mr. England received many distinguished service awards from the Department of Health and Human Services and FDA during his 17 years of public service. Currently, as Founder and CEO of Benjamin L. England & Associates and FDAImports.com, Mr. England focuses his practice on FDA matters, such as challenging FDA administrative actions and import alerts; resolving FDA and Customs problems when importing or exporting products; preparing for, managing, and responding to FDA inspections; interpreting and applying FDA and USDA regulations, guidance, and procedure; labeling and advertising compliance for foods, drugs, medical devices, dietary supplements, and cosmetics; interpreting medical device requirements, including assisting companies in completing and filing pre-market notifications [510(k)s]; compliance with Electronic Product radiation emission and control requirements (e.g., FDA Accession Numbers, Product Reports, and record-keeping requirements); and export certification for medical devices, drugs, and foods.