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

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Course Description:

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, 2015. This 90 minute webinar will simplify what you need to do to overcome the complex process involves in calculating calories in restaurant meals.

Why should you Attend?

This course 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:

This 90 min course will cover:

  • Overview of the regulation

  • Who is 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 SMEs

  • Catering Managers/Chefs

  • R & D

  • VPs of operation and quality in food companies

  • Specification developers

  • Food packaging suppliers

  • Restaurant operators

  • Local authority personnel (EHO)

Registration Options

Avail 12 months unlimited access for a single user.

Material shipped within 15 days post webinar completion & get life time access for unlimited participants.

Speaker Details

Rotimi  Toki

Rotimi Toki

Food Safety Specialist

Rotimi Toki, 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

Refund Policy

Participants/Registrants for our live events, may cancel up to 72 hours prior to the start of the live session and ComplyArena will issue a letter of credit to be used towards any of ComplyArena's future events. The letter of credit will be valid for 12 months.

ComplyArena will process refund in cases where the event has been cancelled and is not rescheduled within 90 days from the original scheduled date of the webinar. In case if a live webinar is cancelled, participants/registrants may choose between recorded version of the course or a refund. Refunds will not be processed to participants who do not show up for the webinar. A webinar may be cancelled due to unavoidable circumstances, participants will be notified 24 hours before the scheduled start of the event. Contact us via email: or call +1-888-222-5917 (Toll Free).