The Riddet Institute-led High-Value Nutrition Science of Food programme is hosting a free online seminar for SMEs wanting support in the food regulation space.

HVN Science of Food Webinar Series: Critical aspects of food regulation in high-value nutrition export success.

When: Wednesday 27 May 2020 @ 10:00am
Where: Online – Please register here to book your free place and receive the Zoom link.

Do you work in food innovation? Do you need support navigating your way through the food regulatory environment?

This 2 hour seminar will highlight the regulatory environment and delegates will increase their awareness of other regulatory requirements relating to NPD, from concept design to product launch, and the substantiation of claims. Regulatory tips for successful market access and product marketing will also be shared, along with case studies of product successes and failures, ensuring delegates will end the seminar with an awareness of some of the major roadblocks and bridges on their journey to market.

Seminar speakers

Michelle Cubitt
Regulatory Consultant – Smart Regulatory Solutions

Michelle is a regulatory consultant with experience in the cosmetic, natural health, food, and pharmaceutical industries. She provides strategic advice to navigate complexities of regulatory requirements to enable successful product commercialisation/export across the world. Michelle aims to deliver simple, smart solutions to the regulatory problems facing businesses trying to reach their target consumers across the world.

Donnell Alexander
Senior Adviser Food Claims – New Zealand Food Safety, MPI

Donnell works closely with a range of food manufacturers and exporters to provide advice about meeting the regulatory requirements for food labelling and promotion. Within the Food Science Team, she coordinates the scientific assessment of dossiers of evidence for self-substantiated general level health claims against the requirements of the Australia and New Zealand Food Standards Code, for the New Zealand jurisdiction. She works closely with other Australian jurisdictions in interpreting and implementing aspects of the common Standard for Nutrition, Health and Related Claims (Standard 1.2.7) and other nutrition-related food regulations.