Webinar – Brazilian legislation: General and nutrition labelling (20th Nov. 2019)

In cooperation with Arcadia International we are proud to offer a webinar on food labelling legislation in Brazil.

The webinar aims to provide an overview of the regulatory framework on food labelling of prepacked foods applicable in Brazil, covering all the general mandatory requirements, nutrition information and claims.

The present webinar will focus, among others, on the RDC No 259/2002 – Technical Regulation on Labelling of Prepacked Foodstuffs and RDC No 360/2003 – Technical Regulation on Nutrition Labelling of Prepacked foods. It will also provide some insights on ongoing policy discussions that may impact national food labelling requirements (e.g., nutrition signposting/warnings)

  • CONTENT/MODALITIES

Duration: estimated 2 h webinar (plus Q&A time) to facilitate direct interaction between the speaker and the participants. Language: English.

Questions will be put forward in real time in the webinar’s chat and the speaker will answer during the presentation or at the end of it. If you are not too shy you will have also the opportunity to place your questions live during the Q&A time.

After the webinar you will receive the presentation, together with the recording and a set of bonus materials (e.g. guidance, legislation…).

The connection will be via UberConference. You can dial in via phone (toll free) or connect with your computer without any install or dial in. After subscription you will receive all the details to access UberConference and test in any moment the system, to avoid any last minute technical issue.

  • DATE

20th November 2019, 14 p.m. CET 

  • PRICING/SUBSCRIPTION

€ 200/person

To subscribe write an e-mail to foodlawlatest@gmail.com with your data (name, surname, affiliation) and invoicing data (company name, address, VAT n. / fiscal ID number for non EU countries). Upfront payment required.

  • PROGRAM

The webinar will focus on the mandatory requirements, their specifications, labelling and presentation rules currently in force in Brazil, for:

  • Name of the food
  • list of ingredients
  • allergen declaration
  • gluten indication
  • net quantity
  • batch number
  • responsible food business operator
  • country origin
  • durability date
  • instructions for use
  • nutrition declaration
  • general rules governing nutrition and health claims
  • current policy discussions affecting food labelling
  • SPEAKER

Francesco Montanari is a food lawyer with a PhD. EU law and almost 20 years of the experience in the food sector. He currently heads the Lisbon office of the agri-food chain consultancy Arcadia International where he is responsible for a multidisciplinary regulatory team that combines law and science. Francesco and his team provide tailored advice to private and public clients for the EU market and all Portuguese-speaking countries, including Brazil.

Webinar – New Chinese draft Regulations on general and nutrition labeling explained (texts in EN available to subscribers)

This webinar is now available recorded in our archives. You can have it on demand – together with accompanying material – writing at foodlawlatest@gmail.com for more info.

In cooperation with HFG law firm in Shanghai, we are proud to offer the first webinar on the potential changes of food labeling legislation in China.

Drafts of GB 7718 (Standard for general labeling for prepackaged food) and GB 28050 (Standard for nutritional labeling for prepackaged food) were disclosed in December 2018. We are talking about two unexplored cornerstones of food labeling regulation in China.

Although those are only non-final versions, therefore potentially still subject to further modifications, companies can learn a lot from these drafts to understand what may possibly change – which will have a crucial impact on their marketing and compliance.

  1. CONTENT/MODALITIES

Duration: estimated 2 h webinar (plus Q&A time) to ease the direct interaction. Questions will be made in chat during the webinar, and the speaker will answer during the speech or at the end. If you are not shy you’ll have the opportunity to speak your questions live in the Q&A phase as well.

After the webinar you’ll receive the presentation, together with the recording and a bunch of bonus materials.

The connection will be via UberConference. You can dial in via phone (toll free) or connect with your computer without any install or dial in. After subscription you will receive all the details to access UberConference and test in any moment the system, to avoid any last minute technical issue.

  1. DATE
  • 15th February 2019 from 9 a.m. to 11a.m. CET (Shanghai time 4.30 p.m.)
  1. PRICING/SUBSCRIPTION

For subscriptions, please write at foodlawlatest@gmail.com, indicating:

  • your name and surname
  • company name/affiliation
  • only participation to webinar or webinar + standards translated
  • invoicing/billing details (including a tax/VAT/registration number for your company)

Pricing:

  • 200 €/subscription to the webinar (the 2nd person from the same company/organization will benefit of a 20% discount);

OR

  • 250 €/subscription to the webinar + receiving in advance full English translation of the drafts GB 7718 and GB 28050

(the 2nd person from the same company/organization will benefit of a 20% discount);

Payment should be made upfront.

  1. PROGRAMS

New draft standard GB 7718 (prepackaged food labeling)

Highlight on the main changes, which include:

  • QUID for ingredients;
  • Products name;
  • Positive and negative claims;
  • Allergenic ingredients labeling;
  • Additive declaration
  • Labeling in case of entrusted production
  • Labeling of suitable categories of people

New draft standard GB 28050 (nutritional labeling)

Highlight on the main changes, which include:

  • mandatory content;
  • exemptions to nutritional labeling;
  • definitions of specific nutrients;
  • error ranges;
  • Recommended serving
  • Recommended graphic
  • allowed nutritional claims (content, comparative, function);
  • label formats
  1. SPEAKER

Nicola Aporti is an Italian-qualified lawyer, who supports international clients in establishing and running their operations in China. He is established in Shanghai since 2006 and he is Head of Corporate and Food Regulatory at the law firm HFG

He has substantive experience in supporting food companies in China in the areas of food regulatory, consumer protection, food licenses, IP and contractual matters.

Nicola is author of Guida alla normativa dell’Industria Alimentare in Cina, Food Editore, Parma 2013; Introduccion al Derecho Alimentario en China, Thomson Reuters Aranzadi, Madrid 2014; and co-author of Sostenibilita’ e Cina, L’Asino d’Oro, Milano 2014. Moreover, Nicola regularly writes articles on reviews  such as LexologyRivista di diritto Alimentare, Food, eFood Lab, and  posts weekly updates on his www.chinafoodlaw.blog

He is a well recognized international speaker and author.