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Current Regulatory Status of Partially Hydrogenated Oils [Presentation Recording and Deck]

In June 2015, FDA announced its determination that partially hydrogenated oils are no longer considered to be “generally recognized as safe” with a compliance deadline of June 18, 2018. When granting the three-year compliance period, FDA stated this would be sufficient time for the …

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California’s Prop 65 Law – Challenges and Opportunities [Presentation Recording and Deck]

California’s Prop 65 law is complex. This webinar is intended to provide companies that make or sell chocolate or confections containing cocoa-based ingredients with an overview of California’s Proposition 65 “right-to-know” law’s unique requirements and enforcement mechanisms. An industry-led initiative designed to clarify the …

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[Webinar] Foreign Supplier Verification Programs

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[Webinar] FSMA Preventive Controls Rule – Recordkeeping, testing and verification

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[Webinar] FSMA Preventive Controls Rule – Hazard Analysis and Preventive Controls

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[Webinar] FSMA Preventive Controls Rule – cGMPs and Basic Requirements

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Health Canada’s Healthy Eating Strategy [Presentation Recording and Deck]

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has issued a mandate to promote public health and curb obesity through regulations and policies that would result in: Restrictions on marketing of ‘unhealthy’ food and beverages to children under the age of 13 Mandatory interpretive FOP labeling Elimination …

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2018 Valentine’s Day Sales Review [Presentation Recording and Deck]

Valentine’s Day sales were up nearly 2 percent in 2017 after several years of sales struggles. The February holiday can be heavily affected by weather and day-of-the-week timing as shoppers tend to postpone their purchases until the final few days. This puts the holiday …

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2018: March 25 IRI Retail Sales Data

Very strong first quarter for confectionery Total candy and gum sales were up 5.0 percent over the first quarter in 2018, led by a 6.0 percent gain for non-chocolate and closely followed by a 5.2 percent gain for chocolate, according to data insights firm …

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FSMA Sanitary Transportation Requirements [Presentation Recording and Deck]

The FSMA final rule on Sanitary Transportation of Human and Animal Food establishes requirements for shippers, loaders, carriers and receivers to use sanitary practices that ensure the safety of foods during transportation. This rule builds on provisions envisioned in the 2005 Sanitary Food Transportation …

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