Beyond the Label: Dealing with Practical Implications of the New Nutrition Facts Label

May 24, 2017 9:30am

Rachel Edelstein
Deputy Assistant Administrator, Office of Policy and Program Development
FSIS

Randy Liebowitz
Global Food Regulatory Counsel
PepsiCo Inc.

Jessica P. O’Connell
Special Counsel
Covington & Burling LLP

This session is designed to address matters that companies should be looking at as part of changing their nutrition panels in 2017 to keep labels safe from lawsuits. Counsel will share their thoughts on current dilemmas with respect to sugar content, fat content, starch content and more.
  • In depth analysis of new nutrition label and practical consequences of its implementation for food industry
    • Flavor labeling
    • Food and color additives
    • Definition of fiber
    • Total sugars
  • Assessing the need to reformulate and/or repackage under new labeling guidelines
  • Analyzing the economic and regulatory consequences of reformulation and repackaging