Making food can be a tricky proposition in the modern era. First, you need to balance the taste of a product with its nutrition. Then, you need to successfully market the product to retailers and consumers. And throughout, you need to worry about labeling mistakes and how much that could cost your company.
The last part of that equation was covered in detail in the 2018 update of The Food Institute and OFW Law's webinar entitled Avoiding the Food Labeling Class Action Trap. Approximately two new lawsuits against manufacturers, distributors and retailers were filed each week in 2017, so the information shared via the webinar could prove to be an invaluable resource for any food producer.
The webinar is designed to help food producers with the following:
Some key takeaways from the 90-minute webinar include:
Although the webinar has since been completed, The Food Institute offers a recording for $99. Check out our catalog here to purchase a copy and keep abreast of current legal developments in the food industry sphere.
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Chris focuses on fresh, canned and frozen fruit and fresh and dried vegetables for the Food Institute Report. In addition, he assists in compiling data for various Food Institute publications throughout the year. He is a proud Rutgers University alumnus with a degree in English, and has a background in web writing for a variety of industries, including legal, foodservice and small-to-medium sized businesses. In his downtime you can find him watching New York Yankees baseball, hiking, enjoying live music and spending time with his dog Kaiden. He invites you to contact him via email at email@example.com to talk about anything food-related.
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