Foundations: Labeling of FDA Regulated Foods Seminar
Be certain your food labels meet every detail of FDA requirements!
Comply with FDA's new nutrition facts format ruling by the upcoming deadline! Although FDA has extended the compliance deadline for the new regulations, we are encouraging food manufacturers to continue to move forward with nutrition facts label formatting changes. Gathering information for the new nutrients in the panel is taking companies a lot longer than anticipated. Also, some companies are finding that their products no longer meet the printed label claims and are having to reformulate. Don't get caught in the chaos as the new compliance date grows closer!
Get ahead of the competition with this information-packed seminar which has been fully updated with FDA's new labeling regulations. You’ll discover who is responsible for labeling requirements, what needs to be on your labels, and how to display information, ingredients and food allergens according to law- it's all here!
Who will benefit from this informative FDA labeling seminar?
This two-day seminar is perfect for those with minimal exposure to food labeling regulations, or as a refresher for more experienced professionals seeking information on the latest regulatory changes.
After this course, you’ll know how to:
- Apply the regulations pertaining to principal display panels (PDP), information panels (IP), statement of identity for product naming, package quantity of contents statements and name/address of place of business.
- Choose the proper information to include on your product labels
- Differentiate between retail food packages and non-retail packages, and determine what labeling elements are required on each type of package
- Display all label information in the correct manner
- Distinguish nutrient content claims from health claims
- Demonstrate the proper declaration of ingredients on a package label and the correct disclosure of major food allergens.
- Determine when country of origin labeling is required, what types of whole grain statements can be made, and whether a product can be labeled as “natural”, “gluten-free”, or “organic”
Upon successful completion of this course you will receive 1.4 IACET continuing education units.
||Welcome, Introductions and Logistics
||Current Food Labeling Enforcement
Laws that govern food labeling, who enforces them and how they are enforced.
||Regulatory Requirements for Food Labels and Labeling
Information that needs to be on a package label and where that information should be located. Specific topics include product naming, net contents, statement of responsible party and labeling of non-retail food packages.
||Ingredient Statements & Standards of Identity
The requirements for designating ingredients, common or usual name, proper multicomponent ingredient listing, allergen disclosures, and the mandates for labeling products having legal US Standards of Identity.
||Nutrition Labeling Requirements, Formats, and Exemptions
When nutrition labeling is required, what shall or may be included, and how should the information be presented? Also, when may alternative formats be used, and what qualifies a product for exemption?
||Question and Answer Forum
||Nutrient Content, Health, and Other Labeling Claims
A thorough review of the current requirements for health messages, nutrient content claims, and descriptors such as free, lite, low-, and healthy.
||Today's Hot Topics in Food Labeling
The latest information on the laws, regulations and policies that control labeling food products regarding such topics as:
- Country of Origin
- Whole Grain Label Statements
||Workshop: Practical Application of Labeling Techniques
A hands-on opportunity to develop food product labels using the seminar information in special case studies.
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