2019 Clean Label Post Conference Magazine

Originally Published: August 22, 2019
Last Updated: February 4, 2021

The 2019 Clean Label Post Conference Magazine provides a summary of key points from speakers at this event. It also publishes the companies selected to give Technology Snapshot presentations on innovative new ingredient technologies.

2019 Clean Label Magazine Table of Contents:

clean label-bullet2 Understanding the Clean Label Movement & What it Means for the Industry
Mindy Hermann, MBA, RDN, Innova Market Insights
Clean labeling expands to include environmental impacts & sustainability.

clean label-bullet2 Do Cleaner Labels have Unintended Health Consequences?
Joanne L. Slavin, Ph.D., RD, Professor, Dept. of Food Science and Nutrition, University of Minnesota
Will consumer distrust of food technology negatively impact nutritional needs?

clean label-bullet2 Challenges & Solutions: An Update on Label-friendly Surfactants & Emulsifiers
Professor Peter J. Wilde, Ph.D., Research Leader, Quadram Institute
Many natural emulsifiers exist, but label designation can trump functionality.

clean label-bullet2 Challenges & Solutions for “Preservative-free,” Microbial-safe Foods
Kathleen Glass, Ph.D., Assoc. Director, Food Research Institute
While there are no magic bullets, clean label control of pathogens exists.

clean label-bullet2 Formation of Flavor—Is Natural the Same as Clean Label?
Deepthi (DK) Weerasinghe, Ph.D., Principal, dP3 Consulting
The term “Natural flavor” does not always describe its building blocks or processes.

clean label-bullet2 The Effect of Color on Odor Perception: Toward More Efficient Ingredient Use
Debra Zellner, Ph.D., Professor, Psychology, Montclair State University & Monell Chemical Senses
Colors can psychologically impact consumers’ odor and taste perception.

clean label-bullet2 Behind the Label: Clean Label “Musts” for the Ingredient Supply Chain
Steve Taormina, Business Unit Manager, NSF International
Food certification throughout the ingredient supply chain becomes more critical.

clean label-bullet2 Delivering Clean Label to the Transitioning Omnivore
Rachel Cheatham, Ph.D., Founder & CEO, Foodscape Group, LLC
While yearning for definition, clean labeling becomes more plant-based focused.

clean label-bullet2 Impact of Regulatory Requirements & Litigation Risk on Clean Label Product Development and Marketing
Leslie T. Krasny, Partner, Keller and Heckman LLP
Risky label claims can be avoided by making informed decisions early in the process.

clean label-bullet2 Factors for Selecting the Best Fats & Oils to Meet Clean Label Requirements
Neil Widlak, MSc, Consultant, Fats and Oil Technologies
Fat & oil alternatives factor down to chemistry, functionality and application.

clean label-bullet2 2019 Clean Label Conference Magazine Sponsor Profiles