Food Labeling Workshop: November 2014


Prerequisite Webinar - 1:30 - 3:30 pm (EST)
Wednesday, November 5, 2014


Food Labeling Basics

Key terminology

Regulatory Agencies and Authorities

FDA general approach to food labeling

USDA-FSIS approach and prior label approval


FDA and FSIS Required Label Elements (1)

Identity Statement

Net Contents Declaration

Inspection legend (FSIS)

Handling statements (FSIS)


FDA and FSIS Required Label Elements and Related Subjects (2)

Packer-Distributor Statement

Ingredient Labeling

Food Allergen Labeling

Flavor labeling, color and preservative statements

Labeling for certain ingredients & additives



Hot Topics in Labeling 

Labeling for safety-related issues

Irradiation labeling

Country of origin marking

Bilingual labeling



Biotechnology labeling

Religious dietary labeling


Nutrition Labeling, Serving Size

Nutrition Labeling Declaration and Format

Nutrient declarations

Nutrition label formats

Nutrition labeling compliance


Special Topics in Nutrition Labeling

Nutrition Labeling Exemptions

Special nutrition labeling provisions

Nutrition labeling for raw produce, seafood, meat and poultry


Nutrition Labeling Issues and Common Mistakes

Label Claims about Nutrition, Nutrient Content Claims 


Label Claims about Nutrition

Structure-Function Claims

Health Claims

Dietary Guidance Statements


For all inquiries regarding workshop program, content or speakers, please contact Audrey Rubio at (202) 639-5928