Food Labeling Workshop: Complying with Regulatory Requirements for the Labeling of Packaged Foods

Agenda

Registration and Breakfast   8:00 a.m.
Morning Session (Instruction)         8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Lunch   12:30 p.m.
Afternoon Session (Instruction)            1:15 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Breaks about every 2 hours  
*Day 3 Instruction Schedule    8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

                               

Regulatory Agencies and General Authorities

 

How to Navigate USDA and FDA Sites and Find Resources for Preliminary Research

 

Product Quality Claims

Ingredient Related Claims such as "Natural", "Organic", "Fresh"

Green/Environmental/Sustainability Claims

Third Party Claims

 

Nutrition, Health and Wellbeing Claims:

Nutrient Content

Structure Function

Health Claims

Dietary Guidance Statements

 

Labeling for Certain Ingredients:

Spices

Flavors

Colors

Preservatives

Additives

 

Required Label Elements by Agency
 

Nutrition Facts Panel
 

Special Nutrition Labeling Provisions
 

Food Safety Related Statements


Irradiation Labeling
 

Placement of Required Label Elements
 

Labeling Exemptions
 

Labeling Checklist
 

Label Approvals
 

Hot Topics

Proposed Changes to the Nutrition Labeling Rules

Menu and Vending Calorie Labeling Rules

Vermont GE Labeling Rule

 

 

If you have questions about the workshop program, content or speakers, please contact Tonnetta Brown at (202) 637-4806.