GMO transparency at Expo West

Get the latest information and advice about GMO supply, labeling and verification issues at these Expo West education sessions. 

GMO labeling across the nation

Thursday, 3/6, 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m., Anaheim Marriott, Platinum Ballroom 6

Non-GMO supply chain factors for manufacturers

Thursday, 3/6, 3:15 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., Anaheim Marriott, Platinum Ballroom 6

Increasing consumer demand & new labeling initiatives from states and the private sector have made procurement of non-GMO ingredients more important than ever.  Join this session to learn key market intelligence and resources for manufacturers seeking to expand existing product lines or create new ones.

GMOs and 'natural' claims litigation: Five ways to protect your company

Friday, 3/7, 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m., Anaheim Marriott, Platinum Ballroom 3

The colliding forces of "natural," "non-GMO" and "organic" labeling have led to litigation and brand risk for manufacturers and packagers in the natural products industry. Two industry executives with hands-on experience in this area will provide an overview of the issues, help you create a strategy to protect your brands and labels and answer your questions. 

Developing a global non-GMO strategy

Friday, 3/7, 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., Anaheim Marriott, Platinum Ballroom 1 

Demand for verified non-GMO products is growing rapidly in the U.S. and worldwide. This session will address everything you need to know to develop a successful non-GMO global strategy, including product development and ingredient procurement.

Preparing your products and ingredients for non-GMO verification

Saturday, 3/8, 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Anaheim Marriott, Platinum Ballroom 5 

This session will cover timelines, cost, compliance, supplier requirements, compliant product formulations and other requirements associated with submitting products for compliance with a non-GMO verification program.

GMOs and the ingredient industry: Tactical sourcing (Engredea)

Saturday 3/8, 3:15 p.m. to 4:15 p.m., Anaheim Marriott, Grand Salon C,D

This session highlights the information and resources nutrition and natural products manufacturers need when looking to go non-GMO. The session will cover ensuring a secure non-GMO supply chain, the level of stringency required to get non-GMO certification and working with ingredient suppliers to go non-GMO as well. 





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