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About This Webinar

Interested in learning the regulatory and financial intricacies of getting your products into the U.S. market? Join regulatory, legal and financial experts selected by The Food Institute to learn how to navigate the legalities and financial issues that must be addressed as you prepare to bring your products to the U.S.

Here is who should attend:
• Governmental trade agencies
• Regulatory and legal executives from international companies
• Exporters

Packaging and Certifications
• FDA vs. USDA Regulations
• What Is Required on Your Label: Ingredient Listing, Nutrition Facts, etc.
• What Is Illegal on Your Label: Health Claims, Metric Weights, etc.
• Certifications: Organic, Non-GMO, Kosher, ISO, etc.

Regulatory and Customs Compliance
• Facility Registration
• FSMA Compliance
• FSVP Program
• Required Customs Documents

Contracts and Compliance
• Establishing a U.S. Business Entity
• How to Get Paid
• Letters of Credit
• Insurance

Why Should You Attend?

• Best-In-Class Instruction - Training from one of the top specialty food consultants.
• Online access - This year's event will again be held virtually, making it easier than ever to attend.
• Customization - Access the full event or choose which sessions are most important to your business.
• Replay on-demand - You will have the option to attend live or on-demand.
• Live Q&A session - You can ask an experienced advisor your specific questions.
• Attendees will receive a Certificate of Completion from The Food Institute when they attend the three-hour session.

Email paola.garcia@foodinstitute.com to inquire about the FI member special rate and/or group discounts.

Sponsored by:

Mazars USA

Mazars in the US provides food and beverage companies with the specialized expertise required to compete and grow in this dynamic industry environment. The more than 200 leading food and beverage manufacturers, distributors, restaurants and importers who call us their trusted advisors are a testament to our deep market knowledge and global capabilities. We offer integrated services across audit, advisory, tax and consulting solutions to maximize results.

Website: https://www.mazars.us/Home/Industries/Consumer/Food-Beverage
Contact: Kristen Walters Kristen.Walters@MazarsUSA.com 732.205.2003

When: Thursday, September 19, 2024 · 9:00 a.m. · Eastern Time (US & Canada)
Duration: 3 hours
Language: English
Who can attend? Anyone with the event link can attend
Ticket Price: $299.00
Dial-in available? (listen only): No
Featured Presenters
Webinar hosting presenter
Senior Advisor of The Food Institute
Ron Tanner is the senior advisor of The Food Institute and president of Tanner Food Group, a specialty food consultancy focused on international trade, industry preparedness and regulatory activities.

Ron is a former executive team member of the Specialty Food Association, the leading trade association for the $158 billion specialty food industry. His last role after a 33-year career with the trade group was Vice President, Education, Content and Advocacy. Ron worked for the SFA and its 3,900+ members from 1987 – 2020, helping them understand and succeed in the specialty food business. His responsibilities included education, content, marketing, public relations, industry relations, awards, government relations and philanthropy.

Ron served as the SFA’s liaison with numerous trade associations, university food programs, food incubators and government agencies. He has been a member of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Agricultural Technical Advisory Committee (ATAC) since 2007, and also served on the Steering Committee of the Food Safety Preventive Controls Alliance (FSPCA). He is a member of the Regulatory & Academic Committee of the American Cheese Society. Ron is on the Board of the International Association of Culinary Professionals and the Advisory Board of the Good Food Foundation.

Ron is a frequent speaker on the U.S. specialty food market and food trends and has presented seminars, lectures and workshops at key national and international industry conferences and events, including FoodEx Japan, Anuga, CIBUS, the Fancy Food Shows, the National Grocers Association Show, Natural Products Expo, the National Restaurant Association Show, and more.

In addition to overseeing more than 40 educational programs each year, Ron served as association spokesperson for many years. He has appeared on The Today Show, CNN and Food Network, and has been quoted in Newsweek, The New York Times, and The Wall Street Journal. He has an M.S. degree in Journalism from Columbia University in New York, and a B.A. in English and Communications Studies from Oberlin College, Oberlin, Ohio.
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