Regulatory Compliance for Food Supplements in the EU - Registration, Labeling, Acceptable Marketing Claims

Instructor: James Russell 
Product ID: 702545
Training Level: Intermediate
  • Duration: 90 Min
This 90-minute webinar will discuss regulatory requirements for food supplements in the EU. It will cover regulatory structure, registration, labeling, supplement ingredient criteria/safety and advertising considerations. Borderline products such as medicinal and herbal products will also be discussed.

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Last Recorded Date: May-2014

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Why Should You Attend:

A growing public demand for Food Supplements has resulted in a flurry of companies creating and marketing supplements in the EU. With regulatory authorities taking a strong stance on enforcement of regulatory policies and procedures, it is important for companies to verify that their products comply with the latest regulations and provisions if they plan to market Food Supplements in the EU.

This 90 minute webinar on food supplements will review the directives, regulations and authoritative bodies that impact Food Supplements in the EU and will discuss how to verify that products are compliant with published regulations. Validity of Food Supplement ingredients will be discussed along with novel foods, medicinal foods and other borderline products. We will cover detailed requirements for registration, labeling and acceptable marketing claims and touch on subtle differences within EU member states.

Areas Covered in the Webinar:

  1. Organizations and Regulatory Structure.
    1. EU Regulatory Structure
    2. Industry & Regulatory Groups
  2. Supplement Regulation
    1. Food Supplement Directive
    2. Premarket Registration/Notification Requirements
  3. Manufacturing Considerations
    1. Quality requirements
  4. Member State Application
    1. Differences within Member States
  5. Supplement Ingredients
    1. Ingredient Criteria
    2. Ingredient safety
    3. RDA vs RDI
  6. Labeling Considerations
    1. Labeling Claims
      • Health claims
      • Disease Claims
      • Reduction of Disease Risk Claims
      • Nutrition Claims
    2. Labeling Requirements
  7. Advertising Considerations
    1. Enforcement
    2. Marketing Claims
  8. Borderline Products
    1. Fortified Foods
    2. Dietetic foods
    3. Herbal products
    4. Foods for Special Medical Purposes
    5. Novel Foods

Who Will Benefit:

Nutraceuticals, dietary supplement manufacturers, pharmaceutical companies, food manufacturers and food supplement ingredient suppliers (including chemical and flavor manufacturers) will benefit from this training.

  • Executives/Managers within Dietary/Food Supplement companies
  • Regulatory Compliance Professionals in the Supplements area
  • Quality Assurance or Quality Control Professionals
  • Dietary/Food Supplement Manufacturers & Distributors
  • Sales/Marketing Personnel in the Supplement Industry

Instructor Profile:

James Russell, is the Director of Business Development and Regulatory Affairs for RJR Consulting Inc, a leading global regulatory consulting firm servicing the Life Science and Consumer Products industries. Mr. Russell has 14 years of experience in the Life Science field, encompassing foods, dietary supplements, pharmaceuticals and medical devices.

James joined RJR Consulting in 2009 to assist companies with their global regulatory, manufacturing and distribution needs. Prior to RJR, Mr. Russell worked for a large life science distribution company with organizational responsibilities including regulatory, supply chain, business strategy and product data quality. Mr. Russell currently teaches on a variety of regulatory topics and is a participating member of the Regulatory Affairs Professionals Society (RAPS).

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