Dairy company staff must know the specific requirements of labeling dairy foods to avoid the waste and possible regulatory enforcement actions that result from mislabeling!
In response to member demand, IDFA is once again pleased to present the Dairy Product Labeling Webinar Series.
This series will provide you and your staff with the information you need to produce compliant and effective labels for your products. The three sessions -- Introduction to Labeling, Nutrition Labeling and Claims and Labeling Hot Topics -- will be interactive, allowing for participants' questions.
Be sure to stop by the IDFA Bookstore and checkout the new labeling manuals, which are now available in electronic versions that are fully searchable and compatible with laptop and electronic tablets.
IDFA Webinar Session #1:
Labeling 101 - An Introduction to Dairy Product Labeling
This session will give you a general overview of dairy labeling regulations. It will provide an overview of the history and jurisdiction for labeling regulations, requirements for the statement of identity, net quantity of contents statements, as well as ingredient declarations, including allergens and gluten free labeling.
IDFA Webinar Session #2:
Nutrition Labeling and Claims
This session will cover the basics of nutrition labeling, including various nutrition facts formats, required and voluntary nutrients and calculating serving sizes. The regulations governing nutrient content claims, and structure-function claims will be addressed, along with other labeling terms, such as Grade “A” and lactose free, natural and rBST claims.
IDFA Webinar Session # 3:
Hot Topics – with Veronica Colas, Associate, Hogan & Lovells, LLC
The final session in the series will provide an overview FDA’s proposed changes to nutrition labels and serving sizes for multi-serving foods and implications for changes to milk, ice cream, cheese and yogurt. We will also address regulatory enforcement and what is going on with current activity related to Genetically Modified Food (GMO) and GMO-free labeling, with a special presentation from IDFA’s outside-legal counsel.