Food Labeling: Complying with Regulatory Requirements for the Labeling of Packaged Foods
Tuesday, June 25 (8am) - Thursday, June 27, 2013 (12pm US/Eastern)
1350 I Street NW [map]
Washington, DC 20005
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This comprehensive two-and-a-half-day workshop on food labeling rules will present the fundamentals for labeling of food and beverage products regulated by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and meat and poultry products regulated by the U.S. Department of Agriculture Food Safety and Inspection Service (USDA–FSIS).
GMA’s staff experts in food labeling and nutrition will teach food company personnel and others involved in label design the food labeling skills they need, whether they are responsible for labeling compliance, food product marketing or product development. Instruction, interaction and hands-on activities provide an intensive introduction to labeling rules or an intermediate refresher course.
The workshop curriculum features a practical dimension through the incorporation of the wide variety of labeling questions received by GMA's technical assistance staff from its members on a daily basis. The material goes beyond the theoretical and uses actual labels and packages to explain and illustrate key points.
Topics to be covered include:
- General statutory authorities and rules governing all required label elements
- Special labeling provisions
- Information about food label claims and the latest developments on food labeling rules.
All course materials as well as breakfasts, lunches and refreshments.
Who Should Attend:
Individuals involved in:
• Food label development
• Food labeling compliance
• Food marketing
• Product development—labeling
• Regulatory affairs
These fees are available through 06/21/2013
|Associate Member Regular Registration Fee||$1,385.00||
|General Member Regular Registration Fee||$1,385.00||
|Non Member Regular Registration Fee||$1,825.00||
Cancellation and Other Policies:
The deadline for refunds, less a $50 processing fee, is 14 calendar days prior to the workshop. No refunds will be issued after that time. We do, however, encourage substitutions if you are unable to attend. GMA reserves the right to cancel the event prior to the event start date due to market conditions, acts of God, or other circumstances beyond our control.
In the event that GMA cancels an event for any reason, you will receive a refund for 100% of the contracted paid registration fee. If GMA is forced to cancel a program while in progress you will receive a refund for 50% of the contracted paid registration fee. We will notify all registered attendees as soon as a conference has been canceled via e-mail and/or phone messaging and a notice will be posted on our website. In the case of cancellation, GMA will not reimburse participants' pre-arranged travel expenses. In the event that GMA postpones an event for any reason and the attendee is unable to attend on the rescheduled date, you will receive a refund for 100% of the contract fee paid.
Mrs. Audrey Rubio
Specialist, Education and Training
Grocery Manufacturers Association
Phone: (202) 639-5928
Fax: (202) 639-5991