The rules regarding what can go in pet food and how pet foods must be labeled can be confusing. You must understand the issues raised by recent, high-profile concerns about pet food safety.Join this session, where food and drug experts Will Woodlee and Celeste Wheeler will help you understand the basics of pet food regulation and will decipher the requirements for pet food labeling claims.
This session will discuss the basics of pet food labeling and claims, as well as address two current hot topics: pet “supplements”, and recent, high-profile safety concerns. You will get a concise, simple explanation of the elements of a pet food label and the requirements applicable to pet food labeling claims.
You will get an overview of the rules governing pet food regulation, including FDA regulations and the Association of American Feed Control Officials model regulations. The session will cover other topics such as: promoting products as “natural” and “organic”; the regulatory status of so-called pet “supplements”; competitor challenges to labeling claims; and recent pet food safety concerns.
You will leave this session with an understanding of the rules governing pet food labeling in the United States, including the challenges and opportunities that marketers of pet products face in promoting their products in compliance with current law. If you are a consumer, you will leave better equipped to understand pet food labels to inform your purchasing choices.
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- Shawn K. Stevens
Will Woodlee is a partner in the law firm of Kleinfeld, Kaplan, and Becker, LLP, in Washington, DC. His practice focuses primarily on counseling and advocating on behalf of food, dietary supplement, cosmetic, pharmaceutical, medical device, tobacco product, and consumer product companies on regulatory and advertising law matters. He currently serves on the Editorial Advisory Board of the Food and Drug Law Journal and has previously served on...
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