Monday, November 26, 2012

Petfood labeling, petfood safety webinars to be hosted in December

    In December, WATT/Petfood Industry will broadcast two webinars, on petfood labeling and petfood safety, sponsored by Trouw Nutrition USA and Extru-Tech Inc.
    On Tuesday, December 4, at 10 a.m. CT, Trouw Nutrition USA will present and sponsor a webinar on "Hot topics in petfood labeling." Moderated by Petfood Industry managing editor, Jessica Taylor, the webinar will feature speakers Dr. David Dzanis, DVM, PhD, DACVN, Regulatory Discretion Inc., and Dr. Angele Thompson, president, Thompson PetTech.
    The speakers will cover:
    • Up-to-date information on petfood labeling requirements
    • What changes to state and federal labeling rules may be expected in the future
    • Resources to help you keep up with current petfood labeling requirements

    On Tuesday, December 11, at 9 a.m. CT, Extru-Tech will sponsor a petfood safety webinar, called, “FSMA is coming tomorrow – what you need to do today.” Speakers for this webinar will include Dr. David Acheson, partner and managing director, food import safety, Leavitt Partners LLC, and Jim Giranda, vice president of food safety & quality systems, American Nutrition. This webinar will be moderated by Petfood Industry editor-in-chief, Debbie Phillips-Donaldson.
    The speakers will cover:
    • How to develop your overall Food Safety Plan, including key preventive controls you must have in place to ensure the safety of your products and compliance with likely FSMA regulations
    • If you rely on any type of imported ingredient or finished product, you will learn about the major changes around importation of FDA regulated foods
    • Learn how to manage current and likely future requirements around product tracking and how to maximize your ROI.

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