Webinar Series: Hot Topics Related to Food and Beverage Exports in Emerging Markets

Free Webinar Series: Hot Topics Related to Food and Beverage Exports in Emerging Markets

The regulatory landscape for the food and beverage industry is becoming increasing complex across the globe.  Manufacturers must be familiar with global, regional and national regulatory bodies and their respective safety standards, which can vary from country to country, to be fully compliant and to protect brand integrity.  To help GMA member companies keep up with evolving regulations, the GMA SEF, in partnership with Decernis, is presenting a series of three FREE webinars on food safety regulatory landscapes in three emerging markets: Latin America, India and China. 

 
Part Three: An Examination of Chinese Food Labeling and Food Contact Regulations, January 17, 2018 at 10:00 AM EST

Navigating the complex and multilayered food import/export laws of the People’s Republic of China is a daunting task.  And lack of compliance could result in significant losses to both the importing and exporting companies.  In the final webinar of our series “Hot Topics Related to Food and Beverage Exports in Emerging Markets”, our panel of experts will focus on China’s key regulatory topics affecting food and beverage companies: Labeling and the latest food contact packaging requirements.  As always, we will devote time at the end of the webinar to answer questions from participants.

Topics to be covered in this webinar include:

Food Labeling Requirements:

  • Current structure of labeling regulations

  • Identify major labeling issues

  • Provide high-level guidance on strategies to comply

Food Contact Regulations:

  • Outline new requirements

  • Enforcement and how to comply

  • Challenges with creation of Declaration of Compliance

  • Challenges related to approved substances and packaging in other jurisdictions but not China


Part Two: The Evolution of FSSAI: How the Indian Regulator is Upgrading Regulations, November 15, 2017 at 11:00 AM EST

This webinar examined roadblocks to market entry into India.  The speakers presented on the latest labeling and food additives regulations and draft regulations under consideration and present an analysis of what manufactures can expect in the near future.  This webinar also touched on risk pertaining to documentation and certification requirements as well as emerging packaging and sustainability regulations. (Please email sef@gmaonline.org if you would like access to the recording of this webinar)


Part One: Recent Changes and Trends in Labeling and Food Additives in Latin America, October 18, 2017 at 12:00 PM EDT 

This webinar examined regional roadblocks to market entry and regulatory harmonization in the Latin American region.  The speakers preseneted on the latest labeling and food additives regulations and draft regulations under consideration and an analysis of what manufactures can expect in the near future.  (Please email sef@gmaonline.org if you would like access to the recording of this webinar)

 

*This webinar series will be recorded and distributed to all registrants.

This webinar series is sponsored by Decernis. Decernis was founded in 2003 to respond to the challenges faced by brands and manufacturers in managing and complying with the complexities of global regulations. Decernis delivers global systems solutions and expertise to support compliance, safety, and risk management through a combination of global research, intelligent systems technology, Big Data analytics, and global expertise.