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Canadian Nutrient Content and Health Claims - November -

Virtual Learning6 hours

Course Overview

This is a new Canadian food labelling and advertising offering starting in 2023.

This training course is delivered in two sessions (listed as the start & end date), with a day in between with no class for self work. The schedule is as follows:

Day 1 - Training Session Part 1 - Knowledge Exchange Webinar: 3 hours

Day 2 - No Class

Day 3 - Training Session Part 2 - Practicum Webinar: 3 hours

This two-part virtual, instructor-led training program starts by looking at basic nutrient content & health claims considerations and requirements. Learners are introduced to basic nutrient and health related claims rules, requirements, and prohibitions. A more detailed look at the anatomy of nutrient content and health claims is featured. By the end of the program learners will be better able to understand what nutrient content and health claims would be eligible for their products and how these may and must be declared on labelling and advertising.

This program is an evolution from the Advanced Nutrition Labelling program which has successfully run for the past 15 years. The exciting difference is that this course is purely focused on nutrient content and health claims. It is more accessible to both technical and marketing professionals.

The program offers a ½ day live online knowledge exchange presentation where learners can bring their questions and share their views. A second live online ½ day is dedicated to reviewing the assigned Practicum that learners will complete on their own time. The practicum is not graded and does not need to be submitted. It is an excellent self-evaluation tool where learners can appreciate if they have grasped the subject matter.

Excluded Topics:

  • Natural Health Products

  • Infant Formula

  • Medical Foods

  • Supplemented Foods

  • Front of Packaging Nutrition Symbols

An email address is required for registration and to receive the login instructions.

Upon registration, you will receive an email with instructions on how to access the training course through NSF’s eLearning portal. Any additional information pertaining to the course will be sent in your confirmation email.

You will find your course material and homework/exam on the eLearning portal. You will need to access the portal in order to successfully complete the course and print your certificate. Upon successful course completion, you will gain access to print your official NSF Certificate.

Who should Attend

Operational, Quality, Technical Staff and Food Safety personnel working in manufacturing or retail with food safety plans and programs. Also suitable for professionals new to the industry.

Prerequisites

This is an ideal next step from the online Canadian Nutrition Labelling program.

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Course Objective

At the end of the program, learners will be able to: 

  • Characterize and understand what nutrient content claims may be eligible. 

  • Characterize and understand what health claims may be eligible. 

  • Better appreciate the proper context of presenting nutrient content and health claims.  

  • Understand the expected criteria for making specific claims. 

  • Learn about the consequences when authorities disagree. 

 

Legal Suites Inc. goal is to help professionals better manage regulatory compliance through education, information resources and hands on guidance. 

 

Computer and Internet Connection: 

You will need regular access to a computer with an internet connection. High speed broadband access (LAN, Cable or DSL) is recommended. 

Compatible Web Browsers: Firefox, Chrome, Safari, IE Edge and higher 

 

Accommodations 

NSF is committed to accommodating the learning requirements of all our stakeholders. If you require special assistance for any reason, please contact your regional office one week prior to your class. 

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You will find your course material and homework/exam on the eLearning portal. You will need to access the portal in order to successfully complete the course and print your certificate. Upon successful course completion, you will gain access to print your official NSF Certificate.

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