US Food Labeling Under the FDA

Newark, New Jersey
Monday, May 01, 2017
US Food Labeling Under the FDA
Monday, May 01, 2017 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM (Eastern Time)

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NA, FS, SC, FOODLABEL, CR
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Newark, New Jersey TBD
United States

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Course Description:

Designed as a comprehensive overview of food labeling under the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), this program explores the Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act, the Code for Federal Regulations (Title 21), the Fair Packaging and Labeling Act, and other valuable resource guides as they relate to food labeling. Through presentations and workshop exercises, this program builds your knowledge and confidence to navigate the U.S. food labelling landscape. Comprehensive resource materials, including an electronic copy of the Food Suite® Smart Tools US Food Labeling are provided as part of this training program.

 

Please note: Due to time constraints of this one-day program, this workshop will not cover pet food, infant food labelling, dietary supplements, restaurant foods or alcoholic beverages.

At the end of the program, you will be able to:

  • Identify and define the package, the label and their features (principle panel display, information panel, common name, net contents, ingredient list, nutrition facts, country of origin, etc.)
  • Discuss technical features related to nutrition labelling, nutrient content claims and health claims
  • Discuss ingredient labelling, allergen labelling, nomenclature, incidental additives, and processing aids
  • Discuss food labelling warnings, notices and safe handling statements
  • Discuss nutrient content and health claims
  • Identify proper use of descriptive terms (e.g. fresh, natural, organic)

Course Fees: $725

Duration: 1 day

 

Contact Information

  • Phone: 1-800-NSF-MARK x5600
    Email:  training@nsf.org


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