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DE0080: FDA Update on Menu and Nutrition Facts Labeling

Date: 3/08/2017 - 3/08/2020
Course Status: Completed
Facility: Online
Location: Online
Level: Basic
Audience: Dentists, Hygienists, Assistants, Support Staff
Quota: 1 - 500 students
Tuition: $0.00
Hours: 1.50 (Total CDE); 1.50 (DANB Non-Clinical); 1.50 (AGD - 149)
Joint Sponsorship: No
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Webinar offered by the Division of Diabetes - available at

The FDA has recently undertaken work to promote healthy dietary practices and address the need for greater clarity in nutrition information menus and food products. This seminar will provide information on the latest requirements for menu and nutrition labeling. Details regarding changes to menu and nutrition facts labeling requirements will be reviewed. The session will include discussion of the draft voluntary sodium reduction guidance for processed and packaged food, Menu Labeling, updates to the Nutrition Facts label, and updates to designation of Serving Sizes and Labeling of Certain Sized Packages. Practical information for diabetes educators on the use of the updated menu and food labeling will also be provided.

Learning Objectives:

Upon completion of this webinar, participants will be able to:
1. Describe requirements for menu labeling.
2. Identify updated changes to the Nutrition Facts label.
3. Explain the draft voluntary sodium reduction guidance and how it may be able to contribute to reduced risk of disease and improved health and well being.

Speaker / Presenter:

Robin McKinnon — For follow-up questions, please contact the speaker at

Claudine Kavanaugh — For follow-up questions, please contact the speaker at

Disclosure Policy:

It is the policy of the Indian Health Service, Division of Oral Health, that faculty/planners disclose any financial or other relationships with commercial companies whose products may be discussed in the educational activity. The Indian Health Service, Division of Oral Health, also requires that faculty disclose any unlabeled or investigative use of pharmaceutical products and medical devices. Images that have been falsified or manipulated to misrepresent treatment outcomes are prohibited.

None of the faculty/planners for this activity has a conflict of interest, and there is no use of unlabeled or investigative pharmaceutical products or medical devices. No images have been falsified or manipulated to misrepresent treatment outcomes.The educational objectives, content, and selection of educational methods and instructors are conducted independent of any commercial entity.

The IHS Division of Oral Health is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider

The IHS Division of Oral Health is an accredited sponsor of continuing education under the American Dental Association Continuing Education Recognition Program (CERP). ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry. Concerns or complaints about a CE provider may be directed to the IHS at IHS CDE Coordinator or to the Commission for Continuing Education Provider Recognition at



Tuition Payment Information:


Tuition Policy:

Tuition must be paid in full 8 weeks prior to the start date of any course. Request for refunds must be received in writing at least two weeks before the course begins. For each refund request, there will be an administrative charge of $100. No refunds will be made to registrants who fail to attend a course. If IHS CDE program cancels a course, then 100% of the tuition will be refunded.