Nutrition Labeling and Claims--2-Part Webinar

(Webinar length:  1hr 29 min;  1 hr 19 min;  total length:  2hr 48min)

Overview of both sessions:

This two-part webinar in nutrition labeling and claims starts with a step-by-step guide to creating Nutrition Facts labels for existing regulations; part two reviews permissible nutrient related claims and criteria. For both sections, insights relative to impending regulatory changes, marketplace practice, trends and influence on choice, selection and dietary habits will be highlighted. Ways to prepare for what’s coming next will be presented along with key findings from relevant consumer studies about meaningfulness, interpretation and use and insights from comments on the FDA proposal. The potential consequences of noncompliance or risky approaches that can lead to government cited violations, enforcement or lawsuits will be included to cover what’s currently required, what public health and consumer research tells us is desired, and what’s coming next.

What you will learn:

Entry-level specialists, experienced veterans and those with cross-functional and liaison responsibilities will gain a solid foundation from these two sessions in the basics of current nutrition labeling, health-related claims and proposed regulations along with keen insights about contemporary Nutrition Facts issues and what’s driving the future of the Nutrition Facts label.

Session 1: Nutrition Facts Panels

  • History and Overview; Exemptions from Nutrition Labeling
  • Developing a Nutrition Facts panel: Determining Nutrient Content
  • Theoretical calculations – established ingredient databases; vendor data
  • Laboratory analyses – sampling, composting
  • Programs for computing and particulars – 100g vs rounded numbers; units of measure
  • Serving size; Servings per container
  • Declared Nutrients; Labeled nutrient values
  • Graphic formats and label placement
  • Recently proposed differences and anticipated timing

Session 2: Health-Related Claims

  • Nutrient Content
  • Structure-Function
  • Disease-Prevention/Health
  • Implied Claims
  • Front-Of-Pack nutrient declarations
  • 3rd party symbols, seals and rating systems
  • Effect and influence

Who will benefit from this webinar:

  • Regulatory Affairs and Compliance Professionals
  • QA and QC Managers
  • Food Scientists, Technologists and Product Developers
  • Government food inspectors
  • Consumer and Marketing Research Professionals
  • Advertising, Brand, Marketing and Public Relations Managers
  • Legal Consultants and Professionals
  • Dietitians and Nutritionists

Presenter—Lauren Swann, MS, RD, LDN:

Ms. Swann is President of Concept Nutrition, Inc., specializing in strategies to effectively deliver accurate nutrition messages for industry, media and public health by providing food labeling & nutrient analyses. She’s managed labeling while with Kraft Foods. She established the Regulatory Affairs department for Vlasic Foods. She has guest lectured at leading universities and developed customized label training presentations for industry associations and online courses. She has co-authored and written chapters for six books, including the Nutrition Labeling Handbook and has been interviewed by national and local media including NPR. She has an MS in Nutrition Communications from Boston University, a BS in Medical Dietetics from Howard University, is a Registered Dietitian, Licensed in Pennsylvania.

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