E-learning course: program of general and nutritional labeling of packaged foods

E-learning course: program of general and nutritional labeling of packaged foods
Online, Costa Rica
August 9, 2021
Online

The online course on the Program of General and Nutritional Labeling of Packaged Foods, is a project led by the Committee of Nutrition and Food Technology of ILSI Mesoamerica, with the collaboration of the National Center for Food Science and Technology (CITA) at the University of Costa Rica.

General Objective of the course: That the participant applies according to their working environment the Central American Technical Regulation of general labeling for previously packaged foods (RTCA 67.01.02: 10) and the Central American Technical Regulation of nutritional labeling of pre-packaged food products for human consumption for the population from 3 years of age (RTCA 67.01.60: 10) in force.

The course is aimed at all personnel of institutions and food companies in the Central American region whose function is to generate technical information on labels, advise, review and approve general labeling of pre-packaged foods and nutritional labeling of pre-packaged food products for human consumption. for the population from 3 years of age.

The methodology of the course: A virtual platform will be used for which each participant will have a user and password. The course will use tools such as videos, support documents, and activities for the implementation of the knowledge acquired.

Instructors:

  • M.Sc. Ana Isabel Incer González: Professional with training in the food area with a degree in Food Technology and Nutrition and Metabolism. 10 years of work experience. Extensive experience in the area of product research and development.
  • M.Sc. Carolina Cortés: Professional with a background in Chemistry (bachelor’s and bachelor’s degrees) and an Academic Master’s in Food Sciences. With more than 6 years of work experience as a teacher, researcher, and technical assistant manager of the food analysis laboratory.

Start date: August 9, 2021

Information: vanessa.marin@ilsimesoamerica.org