About the Event

2018 Labeling Basics & Beyond
January 11 – 12, 2018
Grand Hyatt Washington | 1000 H Street NW Washington, DC 20001

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NCA is hosting a one-and-a-half-day workshop to educate food manufacturers on the latest labeling regulations impacting the industry. This workshop is designed to provide a comprehensive review of U.S. labeling requirements, with a specific focus on changes that are unique to the confectionery industry.

Experts will address updates to the Nutrition Facts panel, ingredient labeling, claims, litigation trends, GE labeling and other upcoming labeling issues. There will also be an interactive labeling session where attendees will work through examples of different labeling scenarios.

For more information, contact Lauren Swift or call (202) 534-1440.

CANCELLATION POLICY: Cancellations received in writing by December 12 will be subject to a 50% refund. No refunds after December 12, 2017.

HOTEL INFORMATION

Grand Hyatt Washington
1000 H Street Northwest, Washington, D.C. 20001
(202) 582-1234

Hotel Reservations

Hotel reservations can be made under NCA’s room block at the Grand Hyatt for a rate of $209 per night. Reservations can be made online or directly with the hotel (202) 582-1234.

SCHEDULE

January 11
8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.


8:30 – 9:00 a.m.
Breakfast


9:00 – 9:15 a.m.
Introduction
Laura Shumow, NCA

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9:15 – 10:00 a.m.
Basic Requirements
Mason Weeda, OFW Law

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10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Ingredient Labeling

  • 10:00 – 10:30 a.m.
    Ingredient Statement
    Amy Tatelbaum, NCA

  • 10:30 – 11:00 a.m.
    Allergen Labeling
    Laura Shumow, NCA

  • 11:00 – 11:30 a.m.
    GE Labeling
    Stan Abramson, Arent Fox

  • 11:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
    Flavor Labeling
    Amy Tatelbaum, NCA

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12:00 – 1:00 p.m.
LUNCH


1:00 – 2:30 p.m.
Nutrition Labeling
Jesse Zuehlke, Prime Label

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2:30-3:15 p.m.
Nutrition Labeling Guidance (added sugars, fiber and small packages)
Claudine Kavanaugh, FDA

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3:15-3:30 p.m.
BREAK


3:30 – 4:30 p.m.
Claims
Ivan Wasserman, Amin Talati & Upadhye

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4:30 – 5:30 p.m.
Labeling Group Exercises


5:30 p.m.
Networking Reception

January 12
9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.


9:00 – 9:30 a.m.
Breakfast & Understanding Clean Labels Presentation
Speaker to be confirmed soon


9:30 – 11:00 a.m.
Litigation Update

  • 9:30 – 10:30 a.m.
    Litigation Trends & Slack-fill
    Eve Pelonis, Keller & Heckman

  • 10:30 – 11:00 a.m.
    Prop 65
    Devon Hill, Keller & Heckman

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11:00 – 11:45 a.m.
Upcoming Labeling Issues
Laura Shumow, NCA

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11:45 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
Resources
Amy Tatelbaum, NCA

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12:15 – 12:30 p.m.
Wrap Up/Q&A

Event Highlights

  • Basic labeling requirements
  • Changes to nutrition labeling & formatting
  • Allergen labeling
  • Claims
  • GE labeling
  • Litigation trends
  • Understanding clean labels

COST

NCA Members
$695 (Early Bird rate – register by November 17)
$795 (Normal rate – register after November 17)

Non-members
$1395 (Early Bird rate – register by November 17)
$1495 (Normal rate – register after November 17)