14th International Workshop
Nutrition & Health Claims Europe - Review and Latest Developments
Le Plaza Hotel, Brussels, Belgium - Tuesday, May 28, 2019
PROGRAM
8:30
Registration / Welcome Coffee
9:00
Welcome and Program Review
REVIEW PRESENTATIONS
9:05
KEYNOTE LECTURE - Review of Nutrition & Health Claims Legislation in the EU, Mr. Patrick Coppens, Managing Director Europe & MEA, EAS Strategies, Belgium
9:45
Does REFIT make a Difference? Evaluation of the Regulation on Nutrition and Health Claims, Mr. Peter Loosen, Head of Brussels Office, BLL German Federation for Food Law and Food Science, Germany
10:30
Coffee break and networking
11:00
Nutrient Profiles - NutriScore - Traffic Lights. Where are We Now? Dr Luca Bucchini, Consultant, Hylobates Consulting, Italy
11:35
Probiotic Food and Food Supplements in Europe: How to Move Forward, Mrs. Rosanna Pecere, Executive Director, IPA Europe, Belgium
12:10
Regulating Botanicals in Food Supplements: Applicable Regulations, Health Claims on Hold and Market Considerations, Mrs. Livia Menichetti, Head of Policy & Administration, EHPM , Belgium
12:45
Registration / Welcome Coffee
CAPITA SELECTA
14:00
Practical Aspects Learned from EFSA Opinions – a Tool for Building Successful Health Claim Applications, Dr. Aurélie Chanson-Rollé, Consultant, V.A.B.-Nutrition, France
14:30
Navigating the Legal Maze for Health Foods - Does the CJEU Case Law Provide Legal Certainty for Claims - How to Assess Cannabinoid Ingredients?, Mrs. Maree Gallagher & Dr. Bart Van Vooren, Senior Food Regulatory Lawyers, Covington & Burling LLP, Ireland / Belgium
15:00
Health claim loop holes - are they good or bad for industry? Ing. Justyna Pałasińska, Senior Regulatory Affairs Manager, Pen & Tec Consulting, Spain
15:30
Coffee/Tea break and networking
16:00
Borderline Issues with Health and Non-Health Claims, Clean Label, Free-from and Cosmeto-Food Labels, Mrs Katia Merten-Lentz, Partner, Keller & Heckman Law, Belgium
16:30
How to Convince the Informed Consumer: Premium Products Backed with Science, Dr Iris Hardewig, Head of Consulting & Strategic Innovation, analyze & realize, Germany
17:00
Botanicals as Functional Ingredients – How does BELFRIT and Broader Harmonisation Fit with This, Mr. Joris Geelen, Partner, Food Compliance International, Belgium
17:30
Wrap-up and Discussion
17:40
Adjourn