Reducing Sodium: What Regulators and Others Have to Say

Session Track: Sodium Reduction: Labeling & Regulatory Considerations 
Session Date: Friday, March 21, 2014; 11:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.

Session Description

Claims on food labels as well as advertising are subject to both FDA and FTC requirements. The increasing pressure to reduce sodium presents ongoing challenges to maintain truth and transparency in all product marketing tools. This presentation reviews regulatory requirements, recent developments and predictions for the future in food labeling and regulations.

Speaker Information

Eric Greenberg, Principal Attorney, Eric F. Greenberg PC

Eric Greenberg is Principal Attorney of  Eric F. Greenberg, P.C., a law firm with a practice in Food and Drug Law, Packaging Law and Commercial Litigation.  His firm advises makers of foods, beverages, and dietary supplements on labeling and advertising requirements, reviewing and commenting on text and graphics and working with companies to develop compliant materials.   Eric is a member of the Adjunct Faculty of Chicago-Kent College of Law where he teaches Food and Drug Law, and of Michigan State University School of Packaging where he teaches Packaging Laws and Regulations. He is an IFT member and for 7 years has taught IFT's Short Course on food labeling.  Eric is a graduate of Cornell Law School and Northwestern University.