Food Supplement In-House Trainings
EAS offers a wide variety of Food in-house training programs to fit your company’s specific needs. Choose from one of our prepared trainings or allow our experts to design a custom training for you. Call EAS at (571) 447-5500 to learn more.
FDA Nutrition Labeling Revisions and Impact on Food Label Claims
For the first time in more than two decades, FDA has updated the Nutrition Facts label found on most food packages in the U.S. with three regulations update: revision of the Nutrition and Supplement Facts labels and changes in some of the serving sizes of foods. Two of the new regulations have a major impact on the food industry requiring an estimated 800,000 labels to be updated.
EAS is ready to assist you in compliance with these important changes including formatting, mandatory nutrients, added sugars, dietary fiber, folate, and serving sizes. Our newest training, FDA Nutrition Labeling Revisions and Impact on Food Label Claims which focuses on the 2016 Nutrition Labeling Final Rules, offers an in-depth discussion of the required Nutrition Facts Panel and Supplements Facts Panel revisions as well as opportunities and challenges for new claims and existing nutrient content claims based on Daily Values. The impact on the “healthy” claim and authorized health claims will also be discussed. Students will come away with a step-by-step plan on how to “tackle” the conversion from the old Nutrition Facts Panel format to the new.
Taught by expert EAS labeling consultants, this one-day seminar will help you gain the most important information necessary to understand required changes that must be made to your product labels in order for them to be in compliance with FDA’s newest requirements.
At this Seminar you will:
- Learn FDA’s latest labeling requirements from regulatory experts.
- Be able to ask questions of former FDA officials to get an understanding of how the Agency thinks.
- Receive a valuable Participant’s Manual containing all slides and handout materials that will save you time and help assure your labels are in compliance.
- Get an opportunity to apply learning in practical work sessions.
USDA Labeling Compliance Seminar
Working with meat and poultry products and not sure how to go about labeling your products? Not sure if you meet a food standard? Join EAS Consulting Group experts for a one-day training program that explores the world of USDA food labeling You will learn what required features need to be on the label if you need to qualify the product name and even where to look up food product standards. We’ll also touch on hot topics such as natural, allergens and gluten-free.
At the Seminar You Will Learn:
- The features required on a USDA label
- When Qualifiers are needed in the product name
- Where to find the standards for USDA products
FSMA Part 117: Preventive Controls for Human Food for Managers
EAS intensive one-day training seminar, FSMA Part 117: Preventive Controls for Human Food for Managers, is geared specifically for executives and managers and details the broad oversight of how preventive controls for human food required under Part 117 of the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) should be managed in an organization. Attendees will leave with a clear understanding of their role and how to better manage the implementation of the new part 117 preventive control regulations.
The topics will include:
- An introduction to FSMA & Part 117 Elements
- Subpart A – General Provisions
- Subpart B – Good Manufacturing Practice
- Subpart C – Hazard Analysis and Risk-Based Preventive Controls (HARPC)
- Subpart D – Modified Requirements- Warehouses
- Subpart G – Supply Chain Program
- Subpart F – Recordkeeping Requirements
FSMA Part 117 Compliance for Dietary Supplements
FSMA’s preventive controls rule, 21 CFR 117.5(e), exempts finished dietary supplements (DS) from the requirements for preventive controls and a supply-chain program if they are in compliance with 21 CFR 111, and with adverse event reporting. Exemption from these two elements of Part 117 does not mean dietary supplement manufacturers are unaffected by FSMA.
EAS one-day seminar, FSMA Part 117 Compliance for Dietary Supplements will cover the elements of FSMA with specific applicability to the dietary supplement industry, with information geared to the various roles within a food manufacturing facility. Attendees will leave with a clear understanding of their role and how to better manage the implementation of the new part 117 preventive control regulations.s.
- An introduction to FSMA & Part 117 Elements.
- Subpart A – General Provisions.
- Subpart B – Good Manufacturing Practice.
- Subpart C – Hazard Analysis and Risk-Based Preventive Controls (HARPC).
- Subpart D – Modified Requirements – Warehouses.
- Subpart G – Supply Chain Program.
- Subpart F – Recordkeeping Requirements.
Dairy Processing 101
Dairy Processing 101 is a comprehensive introduction to Dairy Processing including dairy chemistry, microbiology, processing equipment and technology, Grade “A”, FDA & USDA government programs that is perfect for dairy plant processing staff, supervisors, and management that have limited education, experience, and formal training in dairy processing systems as well as for those whose education and formal training is in need of a comprehensive update. This course covers a short history and overview of the US dairy industry from the cow to the consumer, including how raw milk and dairy product pricing is established and regulated. An in-depth evaluation of the many important components of raw milk, their chemistry, microbiology, functionality, and importance will be explored. Emphasis on casein and whey proteins, milk fat and their byproducts will also be covered. Specific processing technologies covered in detail include milk processing; cheesemaking for standardized, processed and non-standardized cheeses; ice cream processing; heat-based pasteurization and aseptic processing; separation, homogenization & membrane processing; whey processing and drying. Dairy processing industry “Best Operational Practices” will be shared including how to build credible dairy plant quality assurance and food safety programs. The US regulatory environment and specific government requirements will be explored including FDA’s FSMA & the Preventive Controls for Human Foods as well as how to successfully interact with state and FDA dairy plant inspectors/investigators.
- Overview of the US Dairy Industry
- Understanding the Impact of Dairy Farm Practices on the Quality & Composition of Raw Milk
- Working Knowledge of how Raw Milk & Dairy Product Prices are Established
- Appreciation of Government Requirements for Dairy Plants including FSMA’s PCHF Regulation
- Exposure to Milk Chemistry & Microbiology (including dairy cultures)
- In-depth Overview of Dairy Processing Technologies Related to Milk Beverages, Cheese, Yogurt, Ice Cream, Concentration including Membrane Processing and Drying Technology
- Hands-on Practical Knowledge of Dairy Laboratory Testing Systems and Capabilities
Food Labeling Compliance Review Seminar
As the food industry turns its focus to compliance with the latest FDA guidance for labeling regulations, the significance of those changes and how they influence claims are raising questions. Which ingredients must be declared as added sugars and which can be dietary fiber? EAS Consulting Group, with our vast expertise in assisting food firms in all manners of FDA compliance, offers a food labeling compliance seminar and an opportunity to learn from our internationally renowned labeling experts.
Learn food labeling regulations from internationally renowned experts, who had primary roles at FDA in shaping current labeling regulations and experience in the development of thousands of food labels.
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