Retail Food Labeling: 2018 Trends and Requirements
Presented By: Natasha Rowley-Phipps
Pre-recorded (150 minutes)
Understand the New Food Labeling Regulations and Ensure Compliance and Successful Retail of Your Products!
Overview :

Food labeling intercepts hundreds of rules, regulations, and requirements—and, even after satisfying all those elements, you still have to make a product the consumer wants to buy. Meeting these compliance demands—and staying abreast of the latest guidance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)—can be a major challenge.

Join food quality and nutrition labeling expert Natasha Rowley-Phipps as she takes you on a deep-dive into retail food labeling regulations. She’ll teach you how to tame what can seem like a wild set of regulations—and she’ll cover everything from nutrition labeling to industry trends. You’ll learn what “Healthy” means to the FDA, how to label allergens, what the rules are for “added sugars” and trans fats, how to properly calculate serving sizes, and more.

Whether you are new to the field or an old hand looking for a refresher, this virtual boot camp is designed to bring you up to speed on labeling rules and decrease the liability you could be facing. After attending this event, you’ll know the five elements of required labeling—and where and when labeling is required.

Session Details
Session 1: Introduction, Approach and the FDA Elements of Packaging

Length: 50 Minutes

Organizations wishing to make the “healthy” claim on their products need to follow the latest FDA guidance and definitions. You must also know the Food Labeling Requirements that affect the serving sizes, display of total calorie values, and Daily Value (DV) of essential vitamins. This session will offer insights into the FDA’s regulations and requirements for food labeling, covering:

Session 2: Continued FDA Elements of Packaging, Allergen Labeling, and Claims Overview

Length: 50 Minutes

Food labeling claims are an essential aspect of your product marketing, however they are regulated by the FDA, and you must be aware of allowable and unallowable claims. Getting an in-depth review of food labeling regulations can help you avoid claims liabilities and litigations. Avoid enforcement action by the FDA by understanding:

Session 3: New Nutrition Facts Regulation Update and Other Updates (2018 and 2019)

Length: 50 Minutes

In 2016, the FDA announced the new Nutrition Facts label to reflect the link between diet and chronic diseases. This rule will require you to include “added sugars” in grams and as percent DV on labels. DVs of vitamins and minerals will be changed, nutrients required or permitted are being updated, and trans fat and saturated fat are now going to be included on the label. Learn the details of this rule in this session, which covers:

Who Should Attend?
  • Corporate regulatory personnel
  • Facility regulatory personnel
  • Quality assurance personnel
  • Legal management personnel
  • Risk management personnel
  • Marketers and graphic designers
  • Research and development officials
  • Specification developers
  • Catering mangers and chefs
  • Food safety auditors
About Our Speaker

Natasha Rowley-Phipps has more than 20 years of experience in food quality, nutrition labeling, manufacturing and research. Natasha graduated from Kansas State University receiving her B.S. in bakery science management with further studies in a master's program of cereal chemistry. Early in her career she held positions within the USDA Grain Marketing Research Center and AIB In... Read More

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