Menu Labelling: Knowing The Requirements and Available Options for Achieving Compliance

Rotimi Toki
Rotimi Toki
90 Minutes
Product Id:
6 months

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Unlike packaged foods that are labelled with nutrition information, foods in restaurants, for the most part, do not have nutrition information that is readily available when ordered. Hence, the need for FDA nutrition - disclosure rules for restaurants to enable consumers make healthier food choices. The compliance date for the new rule is December 1, 2016. This 90-minute webinar will simplify what you need to do to overcome the complex process involves in calculating calories in restaurant meals.

Why You Should Attend: This webinar will highlight the in depth exploration of the new rules. You will learn how to make calorie and nutrient declarations using the principle of reasonable basis (calculated analysis & chemical analysis).

You will learn how to calculate serving sizes and declare correct calorie counts for standard menu items. Accurate labelling requires correct information, this session will discuss how and where to source information for the labels. Above all, the webinar will equip you with the skills to generate and validate enough data to support your position and demonstrate that you are doing the most to keep your information accurate.

Areas Covered in the Session:

  • Overview of the regulation
  • Who's affected?
  • Foods covered & foods not covered
  • Preparing for compliance
  • Nutrient content determination - Calculated & Chemical Testing
  • Rounding Vs Unrounded calorie count
  • Serving size
  • Case studies
  • Format for declaring calories
  • Validating your claims
  • Compliance checklist
  • Beyond compliance

Who Will Benefit:
  • Owners of SME's
  • Catering Managers/Chefs
  • R & D
  • VPs of operation and quality in food companies
  • Specification developers
  • Food packaging suppliers
  • Restaurant operators
  • Local authority personnel (EHO)

Speaker Profile
Rotimi Toki, is principal of Rottoks Food Safety Management Consulting Services Limited. He has provided services to some of the top brands in food service and manufacturing sectors. Rotimi specializes in Quality Systems Audit, developing an integrated food safety management system based on HACCP principles. He has more than 20 years of experience. He works with industry in applying the principles of quality and food safety management. He has been an integral part of raising industry standard and helping manufacturers achieving Quality certifications.

He has worked at many senior Technical, Operational and Quality levels within the Food Industry in Ireland , Nigeria and the UK, namely, Brian Munro, Cuisine de France, Tesco and Marks & Spencer gaining valuable hands on experience which he bring seamlessly into every training course. Rotimi, is a Food Technologist, a certified food safety trainer and Safefood360 certified partner. He has a Master degree in Food Safety Management from Dublin Institute of Technology.

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