ALEXANDRIA, Va., May 25, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- You have regulatory compliance questions, EAS Consulting Group (EAS) has the answers. EAS is the proven leader in consulting services to the food and dairy industries providing solutions based training and regulatory compliance assistance, resulting in peace of mind in this challenging environment.
EAS has joined forces with the former Center for Food Sciences and Regulatory Services (CFSRS), headed by Allen Sayler. Mr. Sayler, an internationally recognized dairy expert, is now the EAS Senior Director for Food and Cosmetic Consulting Services. Those trainings and services you are familiar with under the CFSRS umbrella form the base of similar programs being offered through EAS.
- Dairy Processing 101 – June 13-15, 2017 in Seattle, WA
Covering the U.S. dairy industry from the cow to the consumer, with special emphasis on dairy processing of cheese, yogurt, whey, drinking milks, ice cream and dry dairy products. Dairy processing industry "Best Operational Practices" will be shared including how to build credible dairy plant quality assurance and food safety programs. The U.S. regulatory environment and specific government requirements will be explored including FDA's Food Safety Modernization Act & the Preventive Controls for Human Foods, how to successfully interact with state and FDA dairy plant inspectors/investigators as well as USDA AMS' Dairy Plant Survey Program.
- FDA Nutrition Labeling - Facts and Impacts on Claims – July 13, 2017 in Alexandria, VA
For the first time in more than two decades, FDA has updated the Nutrition Facts label found on most food packages in the U.S. which will require updating an estimated 800,000 labels. The new regulations change mandatory nutrients, added sugars, dietary fiber, folate, formatting and some food serving sizes. EAS' newest training "FDA Nutrition Labeling – Facts and Impacts" offers an in-depth analysis of how these changes impact format, represent opportunities and challenges for claims nutrient content and health claims and discusses the new "healthy" claim. Students will come away with a step-by-step plan on how to "tackle" the conversion from the old Nutrition Facts Panel format to the new.
- Implementing SQF 8.0 – July 17-18, 2017 in Rancho Cucamonga, CA
By January 1, 2018, all SQF-certified food processors will have to have converted their written and operational food safety and quality certifications to SQF Edition 8.0. The organization, as well as some content, of these requirements is significantly different from Edition 7.2.. Jumpstart your update efforts by attending the EAS SQF Edition 8.0 workshop to clearly understand the new SQF format and get an early start on the transition of your SQF written and operational programs to Edition 8.0.
- FDA's Foreign Supplier Verification Program (FSVP) Compliance Seminar – July 19-20, 2017 in Rancho Cucamonga, CA
EAS' two-day intensive FSVP Compliance Seminar will explain in detail FSVP rules, risk exposure by importers as well as U.S.-based food processors using foreign sources foods, food ingredients and food additives. Participants will gain a full understanding of exemptions, modified requirements, and documentation requirements with practical and informative steps to ensure meeting compliance requirements, protecting against adulteration and misbranding as well as corrective actions should something go wrong.
About EAS Consulting Group, LLC
While EAS Consulting Group celebrates its tenth year of service under the name EAS, it carries on 55 plus years of leadership in providing FDA regulatory consulting to the food, dietary supplement, pharmaceutical, medical device, tobacco and cosmetic industries. Our network of independent advisors and consultants enables EAS to provide comprehensive consulting, training and auditing services with vast expertise in policies and enforcement. EAS is the proven choice for assistance in FDA and other regulatory matters. www.easconsultinggroup.com.
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