Seafood Labeling

(Webinar length:  1h 9m)

Overview:

Americans are encouraged to eat more fish while news reports about fraudulent labels are at an all-time high. Seafood has many valuable health properties yet consumers tend to feel less confident about fish compared to purchasing and preparing other center-of-the-plate foods. The label is a key means to inform, enlighten and communicate what’s good about fin- and shellfish harvested from oceans, rivers and lakes. 

Join us for an insightful webinar to explore how representing fish can influence consumer choice and perception; current trends and attitudes towards various types of fish and seafood; existing labeling regulations, policies and resources; and marketplace action and activity from applicable government agency, industry trade and consumer advocacy groups regarding the identity marketing, promotion and advertising of seafood. 


Areas covered in the webinar:

  • Fish fraud - DNA testing and consequences 
  • Importer challenges – international differences in species names
  • Wild-caught vs Farm-raised – the buzz about what’s best 
  • Genetically engineered (GMO) salmon status
  • Overfished species – which fish consumers are hearing about 
  • Sustainable practices and eco-labeling
  • Nutrition issues – Nutrition Facts; health benefits and related claims  
  • Allergen labeling considerations 

Who will benefit from the webinar:

  • Regulatory Affairs & Compliance Professionals
  • QA and QC Managers
  • Food Scientists, Technologists & Product Developers
  • Government Food Inspectors
  • Consumer & Marketing Research Professionals
  • Advertising, Brand, Marketing & Public Relations Managers
  • Legal Consultants and Professionals
  • Dietitians and Nutritionists 
  • Importers and Exporters
  • Int'l and Foreign Agricultural Trade Reps

Presenter--Lauren Swann, MS, RD, LDN:

lauren swann

Lauren Swann is President of Concept Nutrition, Inc., specializing in strategies to effectively deliver accurate nutrition messages for industry, media and public health.  She established the Regulatory Affairs department for Vlasic Foods International. Clients include well known food companies, retailers, restaurants and trade associations.  She’s 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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