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Last week, the controversial European Union article 13 health claim list has been published in the Official Journal of the European Union, giving companies until December 14 to get their claim-making, labelling, advertizing and other web communication in order.

Learn How to Adapt during the

International HANDS-ON Workshop
Practical consequences of the new nutrition labelling & health claims regulation
Hotel BLOOM!Brussels, Belgium
Thursday 7 June, 2012

Participants, speakers, and anybody else interested is invited to send materials to be reviewed: bring or send materials to be reviewed and discussed, by e-mail to or contact the organizers to review options before the workshop.

Welcome and Introduction
Mrs. Nicole Coutrelis, Lawyer, Coutrelis & Associés, Brussels, Belgium
Nutrition and Health Claims and Labelling Regulation – an update of the Article 13.1 lists - Mr. Nigel Baldwin, Director, Scientific and Regulatory Consulting, Europe, Intertek Cantox, U.K.
Labelling of food products: What is mandatory and what is legally possible? - Mrs. Nicole Coutrelis, Avocat au Barreau de Paris, Coutrelis & Associés, Belgium/France
Coffee Break & Networking
Food Supplements - Mandatory requirements for a food supplement label and what can be used on the label to support claims? - Mrs. Katarina Wagner, Regulatory Affairs Manager Nutritional Products, EAS European Advisory Services, Belgium
Nutrition & Health Claims Regulation: mandatory labelling and misleading advertising - Mr. Sebastián Romero Melchor, Lawyer/Partner, Food Law Consultants, Belgium
Lunch & Networking
Melanie Ruffell, Nutrition and Health Claims Consultant, U.K.
Marketing of food products:  practical overview of what can be said on pack, brochures and advertisements - Mrs. Ann De Jaeger, Head of Corporate Communication, Dean Foods - Alpro, Belgium
Marketing of food supplements: practical overview of what can be said on pack, brochures and advertisements - Dr. Cédric Bourges, General Manager, Nutraveris, France
Coffee/Tea Break & Networking
Parallel Hands-On sessions - Practical review of existing labelling, packages, brochures & advertising / Bring product labels, adverts & flyers, questions and remarks
Track-1: Food products - Group discussion - Melanie Ruffell, Mr. Sebastián Romero Melchor, Mrs Nicole Coutrelis
Track-2: Food Supplements- Group discussion - Mr Nigel Baldwin, Mrs Katarina Wagner, Dr. Cédric Bourges
Joint Review of Hands-On Sessions & Wrap-up - Melanie Ruffell, Nutrition and Health Claims Consultant, U.K.
End of Program
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