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Gluten-free Labeling, Sulphites and Allergen Labeling Requirements

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Added by Harshit Choudhary, 08 Oct 2013

Taking place 14 Nov 2013 (Single Day Event)

Harshit Choudhary

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Event Organizer Compliance Online
Contact Name Harshit Choudhary
Contact Number +1-888-717-2436

Event Category Live Webinar
Event State/City Online
Event Country USA
Cost of Attendance $149.00
Event/Registration URL http://www.complianceonline.com/ecommerce/control/trainingFocus?product_id=703144&channel=am_IFSQN

Event Description

November 14, Thursday 10:00 AM PST | 01:00 PM EST

This webinar on food allergen labeling requirements will define a food allergen, distinguish between labeling foods with "contains", "may contain" and "gluten free" labeling and declarations of sulphites in foods. It will discuss the FDA guidance for the food industry (FDA Food Labeling Guide).

Why Should You Attend:

This webinar will review the FDA guidance for labeling of food products, outline the appendixes in the guidance and help you clearly understand the requirements. We will also explain FDA's proposal to allow some amount of gluten in foods to be labelled Gluten Free and the associated risks and benefits. The CFIA has outlined an allergen checklist for Food Suppliers and Manufacturers and this checklist will be presented during the webinar as an alternative resource for labeling of food products.

Areas Covered in the Webinar:
  • Food Allergens - What is a Food Allergy? Signs & Symptoms/Major food Allergens
  • Food Allergy & Anaphalaxis Network
  • Food Allergen Labeling - "contains" and "may contains" explained
  • "Gluten Free" Labeling - defined
  • Celiac Disease --explained
  • Why the FDA proposing to allow some amount of gluten on foods labelled Gluten Free?
  • What does the Guidance for Industry (FDA Food Labeling Guide) have to say about food allergen label requirements?
  • Declaration of Sulphites on Food Labels -- comparison USA and Canada
  • Allergen Checklist for Food Suppliers & Manufacturers
Who Will Benefit:

Food manufacturers and facilities responsible for the packaging/labeling food products will benefit from this training. This webinar will provide valuable assistance to all personnel in:
  • Regulatory Affairs
  • Food packaging suppliers and manufacturers
  • Labeling
  • Documentation
  • Food technologists
  • Food Safety
  • Food Inspectors
  • Marketing
  • QA/QC
Instructor Profile:


Kristina Lauzon, is a Certified Chef & Nutrition Manager. Her areas of expertise include: Clinical Nutrition, Nutrition Education, Food Technology & Food Manufacturing, HACCP, GMP's, Quality Assurance & Food Production. Kristina has experience working in the Healthcare, Hospitality & Food Processing industries. Before becoming employed in Canada as a Nutrition Manager she worked as a Food Production Manager at a privately owned Food Processing Facility in Windsor, Ontario Canada.

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