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Annual Conference

Conference Session

"Making Sense of the New Food Label"
Key Areas: Nutrition
Session: Session C - Saturday November 11, 2017: 8:45 a.m. - 9:45 a.m. - 311/312

Speaker(s): Mary Ellen Taylor - Health Communications Specialist, FDA

Objectives: 1. Understand the new requirements of the food label2. Understand the new requirements for menu labeling

Description: This session will delve into the nitty-gritty of the new food labeling requirements and introduce menu-labeling for chain restaurants. The session will address: What are the new nutrients on the label? Why were they chosen? How are they measured? and more.

Speaker Bio(s):
Mary Ellen Taylor - Health Communications Specialist

Mary Ellen Taylor has been employed by the Food and Drug Administration as a Health Communications Specialist for twenty years. Prior to FDA, Mary Ellen served as a Health and Nutrition volunteer in the Peace Corps in Guatemala. She received a Masters of Science Degree in Public Health from Tulane University and an undergraduate degree in Psychology from the University of Arizona. Mary Ellen is a current member of the Western Association of Food and Drug Officials and the California Public Health Association and a past member of the Association of Food and Drug Officials Editorial Board and the Health Fraud Task Force of California.

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