PODCAST: DECODING THE NEW NUTRITION FACTS LABEL
|Date:||24 October 2018|
In this podcast, Beth Johnson, MS, RDN, outlines the mandated changes manufacturers must make to food labels in the United States by 1 January, 2020. Ms Johnson also reviews the importance and roles of certain nutrients in packaged foods.
In this podcast, you’ll learn:
- What key scientific evidence the FDA considered when it released rule in May 2016
- What the new changes are on the label
- Which nutrients are impacted in the new guidelines
PRESENTER: Elizabeth Johnson, MS, RDN
Senior Director of Food Policy & Scientific Affairs
Food Directions LLC
Elizabeth (Beth) Johnson, MS, RD, founded Food Directions LLC in February 2010. Johnson’s unique experience and skill set helps clients gain valuable insight into the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Capitol Hill. Johnson also has strong relationships with thought leaders at NGOs, food associations, and consumer groups, which help Food Directions gain a diverse perspective on food issues. Johnson is regularly tapped to speak at food related conferences and events.
Johnson is a member of the Institute of Food Technologists (IFT), serves on the National Food Policy Conference Advisory Committee, Food Research & Action Center (FRAC) host committee, and on Dunkin Brands’ Nutrition Advisory Board and is a Food Cowboy Advisor. Johnson has been quoted in numerous media outlets including USA Today, HealthDay, Supermarket News, Food Navigator USA, AdWeek, Washington Times, Politico, and The Hill, among others.