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The Food Institute and OFW Law are taking their popular U.S. Food Labeling Seminar online! This year’s labeling course is available as a webinar series to allow more food industry executives access across the country.
As always, attendees will be able to learn the basic of food labeling, as well as a look at the new Nutrition Facts label requirements and a deeper exploration into all aspects of food labeling, including, but not limited to: country of origin labeling; mandatory label information; authorized claims (such as healthy, gluten-free, organic); menu labeling; enforcement by FDA, other authorities and class action cases; and future developments.
Why should you attend?
Speaker: Bruce Silverglade, Principal OFW Law, has an extensive practice that 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.
This online seminar series features six sessions. You can register for the full seminar above, or select which sessions best fit your needs. All sessions will be recorded and available for replay.
Session 1: Food Labeling - The Basics (90 minutes) - Nov. 18, 2019
A soup to nuts course detailing mandatory labeling requirements that all food companies must comply with, including name of product, net weight, name and address of manufacturer, ingredient labeling, nutrition labeling. Get your product on the market now and know that you are in compliance with all of FDA's basic requirements.
Session 2: Food Labeling Claims Part I - what FDA and USDA will let you say (90 minutes) - Jan. 6, 2020
Includes a comprehensive discussion of the rules for health claims, structure/function claims, nutrient content claims, GE claims, Organic, Fresh, Healthy, Gluten-Free, Made in the USA label statements. (90 minutes)
Session 3: Food Labeling Claims Part II - what else can you say on a food label and who will be watching (90 minutes) - Jan. 13, 2020
The class action trap; all-natural claims; added sugars content; homemade, artesian, handcrafted, animal welfare; ingredient-based claims such as "made with real fruit," whole wheat, includes discussion of labeling of cell-based "meat" and "dairy" products and more.
Session 4: Clean Labels - What they mean and what they don't (60 minutes) - Jan. 20, 2020
Covering the newest trends and developments in clean labeling.
Session 5: Nutrition Labeling 2020 (60 minutes) - Jan. 27, 2020
How FDA's new Nutrition Facts label is influencing marketing trends
Session 6: What's Ahead - The Food Labeling Frontier (90 minutes) - Feb. 3, 2020
What's coming up - the newest developments on food labeling claims and trends; front of pack labeling, standards of identity revisions, claims on social media, labeling off products containing CBD and other cannabis derived substances.
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