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The Importance of Food Labeling (FSA03)


Description
Ever heard the phrase “You eat with your eyes first”? It’s the idea that if food looks good, it’s more enticing. And food packaging plays an important role in this for the consumer. It’s a clever marketing tool, drawing people toward a particular brand or product. But food packaging, and crucially food labeling, plays a much more important role than just selling a product.

When it comes to food safety, the way food is labeled has a huge part to play. From ingredients, to calories, and cooking instructions, labeling gives you need-to-know information. But why is detailed labeling so important, and what information should labeling deliver? Take this course to find out.

By the end of this course, you’ll be able to:

• Recognize the Codex Alimentarius international food-labeling standards
• Define the importance of food labeling for food safety, nutrition, and compliance
• Use best-practice guidelines to ensure food is labeled correctly in your workplace

Why take this course?

Food labeling assists with keeping businesses compliant, and the consumer safe. So, if you work in the food industry, you need to understand how it works, and why it’s important to stick to guidelines. For leaders and managers working in the food industry, this course will explore the international food labeling standards, and explain why following them is not only beneficial for business, but also vital for safety.


10 mins | SCORM | Infographic

Content
  • The Importance of Food Labeling
Completion rules
  • All units must be completed