Fall Food Labeling Workshop

Complying with regulatory requirements for the labeling of packaged foods.

Program

For the first time, the Food Labeling Workshop will be hosted virtually over the course of a week.

Homework will be recorded and distributed to participants on the day it is listed here, and should be completed before the next day’s programming. It will be distributed to general authorities a week before the event.

Agenda

 

  • Oct. 19
  • Oct. 20
  • Oct. 21
  • Oct. 22
  • Oct. 23
10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. EDT

Introductions (15 minutes)

Questions from General Authorities presentation (10 minutes)

Labeling Features (1 h 15 minutes)

Break (15 minutes)

Country of Origin Labeling (30 minutes)

Allergen Labeling (20 minutes)

Activity 1 (45 minutes)

Wrap up and Questions (30 minutes)

Tonight’s Homework Assignment— Packer/Distributor, Handling Statements, Inspection Legend

11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. EDT

Questions from day before (15 minutes)

Nutrition Labeling Pt. 1 (30 minutes)

Activity 2 (30 minutes)

Break (15 minutes)

Nutrition Labeling Pt. 2 (30 minutes)

Activity 3 (30 minutes)

Nutrition Labeling pt. 3 (30 minutes)

Wrap Up and Questions (30 minutes)

10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. EDT

Questions from Day Before (10 minutes)

Activity 4 (50 minutes)

Romance, Organic, Natural and BE labeling (45 minutes)

Break (15 minutes)

Activity 6 (30 minutes)

Nutrition Claims (45 minutes)

Wrap Up and Questions (30 minutes)

Tonight’s Homework Assignment — Fresh, Free Claims, Religious Dietary Labeling, Third Party and Sustainability Claims

11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. EDT

Claims Discussion (15 minutes)

Questions (15 minutes)

Activity 5 (45 minutes)

Health, Structure Function and Dietary Guidance (45 minutes)

Break (15 minutes)

Activity 7 (45 hour)

Wrap Up and Questions (30 minutes)

Tonight’s Homework Assignment — Special Labeling Provisions/Exemptions, Labeling Checklist

10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Questions (15 minutes)

Activity 8 (30 minutes)

Hot Topics (45 minutes)

Final Questions (15 minutes)

Course Materials

Participants will receive the following materials in either electronic or print format:

  • A reference manual of slides
  • Activity workbook
  • Activity slides to complete in group work