Meet the Speaker: Rick Zimmer, Eurofins

Rick Zimmer is a Global Director of Beverage Accounts at Eurofins Drinking Water, the largest single-site water-testing laboratory in the United States.  Mr. Zimmer holds both a Bachelors and Masters degree and has over 30 years of experience (all with Eurofins) working in the public water system and beverage industries.  Mr. Zimmer presently manages Eurofins’ Bottled Water, Beverage and Food Manufacturing clients in the U.S. and Internationally.  To support this role, Mr. Zimmer remains engaged and involved with USEPA, FDA and several State Regulators.  He also participates in several industry technical, regulatory and stakeholder organizations and presents frequently throughout the country on a host of water related topics.


Wednesday, November 6
1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Emerging Contaminants and Regulations: An Update on What’s New (1 Technical CEU)

Session Description:  In an ever-changing world, water producers must simultaneously track and keep pace with new regulations, new contaminants, and changing standards for substances like Per- and Poly-alkyl Substances (PFAS), 1,4-Dioxane, 1,2,3-Trichloropropane, BPA, Microplastics, and more. Come to this session to get a detailed summary of all new and pending Federal & State Regulations, new emerging contaminants and their degrees of relevance & risk to the bottled water community, and future methods & tools to stay current with this dynamic topic.