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U.S. Food Labeling Seminar 2017: Navigating the New Laws


Where: Newark Airport Marriott - 1 Hotel Road, Newark, NJ 
When: Thursday, November 2, 2017 at 9am-5:00pm

The Food Institute and OFW Law will host their annual seminar on the details of food product labeling on Thursday, November 2, 2017 from 9am-5:00pm at the Newark Airport Marriott, 1 Hotel Road, Newark, NJ. (Registration and breakfast will begin at 8:30 am)

Representatives from Washington, D.C.-based firm OFW Law, will provide all in attendance with time-sensitive information and the knowledge needed to learn how important changes in food labeling could affect your products. This event will keep attendees aware of the latest developments impacting the labeling of food products as well as provide an overview of the basics of food labeling. Come prepared with notes and questions to make the most of this day-long seminar!

Topics covered will include:

  • FDA's new Nutrition Facts labeling rules
  • Food labeling – the basics
  • Mandatory label information for all foods 
  • Mandatory label information for specific foods
  • Country of Origin Labeling 
  • Authorized claims 
  • Other claims 
  • Menu labeling
  • Vending machine labeling 
  • Enforcement by FDA, other authorities and class action cases
  • Future Developments

The seminar will be led by Bruce Silverglade, Principal at OFW Law. His practice includes resolution of competitive disputes involving food labeling and advertising claims, proactive responses to FDA regulatory proposals, management of class action lawsuits, FTC and FDA enforcement actions challenging food advertising and labeling, compliance with the Food Safety Modernization Act (including the Foreign Supplier Verification Program and accreditation of third-party auditors), implementation of FDA nutrition labeling regulations, matters concerning economic adulteration, and federal nutrition policy.

Breakfast and lunch will be provided.

Click here for information about booking hotel accommodations.

For information about group pricing rates, please contact Jennette Rowan at

If you are a Food Institute member, please contact April Brendel at or 201-791-5570, ext. 210, for $200 off your registration fee! 

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