CFSAN Constituent Update
May 09, 2012
The Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition (CFSAN) and the Joint Institute of Food Safety and Applied Nutrition (JIFSAN) announce the availability of the recordings from the 2-day Food and Nutrition Webinar held March 5-6, 2012. See CFSAN/JIFSAN Food and Nutrition Webinar for more information on the webinar and access to the recordings. The Webinar was designed for dietetic interns, students and faculty in dietetics and nutrition, and practicing dietitians and nutritionists. The purpose of the Webinar was to communicate FDA’s nutrition and regulatory activities that are relevant to the practice of dietetics and nutrition.
The following list of topics was featured.
March 5th: food labeling, updating the nutrition facts, label claims, front of pack, menu labeling, consumer education and research
March 6th: Infant Formula, Medical Foods, GRAS Food Ingredients, Bioengineered Foods, Food Packaging and Irradiation, Sodium, Trans Fat, Color Additives, Chemical Contaminants, Dietary Supplements, New Dietary Ingredients, and the MedWatch Reporting System.
Twelve Continuing Professional Education (CPE) credits were approved for the Webinar by the Commission on Dietetics Registration. To receive the CPE credits, go to the Food and Nutrition Workshop Evaluation and the certificate will be granted once the evaluation is completed and submitted.