2019 Clean Label Post Conference Magazine

Originally Published: August 22, 2019
Last Updated: May 18, 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:

  •  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.
  •  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?
  •  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.
  •  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.
  •  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.
  •  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.
  •  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.
  •  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.
  •  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.
  •  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.

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