Genesis R&D Foods Professional + Advanced Online Training | August 2023

Genesis R&D Professional + Advanced Online Training Overview

Choose From: Combined 6-day Intensive Training, 4-day Professional Training, or a 2-day Advanced Training

Session Options:

6-day Combined Professional  + Advanced

Date: Aug. 14-17 & 22-23, 2023 | 10 am – 1 pm CT Daily
Cost: $3,560
CPE: 18 Credits

*Choose this option to attend all 6 days of training  (both Professional and Advanced sessions).

4-day Professional Training

Date: Aug. 14-17 2023 | 10 am – 1 pm CT Daily
Cost: $2,410
CPE: 12 Credits

Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate User

2-day Advanced Training

Date: Aug. 22-23, 2023 | 10 am – 1 pm CT
Cost: $1,150
CPE: 6 Credits

Skill Level: Advanced User
Prerequisite: Professional Training

Genesis R&D Training Discount

Early-bird discount

Register 30 days in advance and save $200

Location: Online

Online events are hosted using Zoom. After registration, you will receive a confirmation email from which will include the details on how to join the training.

Professional Training Topics

This training session covers the fundamentals of the Genesis R&D Food program with a primary focus on FDA regulations: creating ingredients and composite ingredients, building recipes/formulas, nutrition analysis, moisture loss, reporting, labeling, best practices, and much more. In addition, this session covers a comprehensive FDA regulatory review.

Registered Dietitians and Dietetic Technicians may claim 12 CPE Credits for this course.

Everything you need to know about navigating the complex regulatory aspects of food labeling, including the most recent changes to the Nutrition Facts label format, newly required mandatory nutrients, changes in Daily Values (DV) and units of measure, and more.

Best practices for creating compliant Nutrition Facts labels using the Genesis R&D label templates. We will walk you through how to determine your serving size, cover package size and label styles such as Standard, Horizontal, Linear, and Dual Column formats. Additionally, we will provide a detailed review of the allowable nutrient options for %DVs, rounding, mandatory vs. voluntary label nutrients, and more.

Review of allergen requirements and best practices for tracking and declaring allergens. How to use common names in your ingredient naming conventions to create user-friendly ingredient statements. Understanding the Standards of Identity and grades.

Obtaining accurate nutrition analysis using the Check Data feature, analysis reports, recipe yields, and moisture adjustments. Techniques for entering and reviewing supplier spec sheets, including how to look for missing values and catch common mistakes.

How to utilize Groups, Attributes, and naming conventions to simplify data organization. Methods for faster recipe and ingredient searches. Options for archiving inactive or old records, AND SO MUCH MORE.

Review the various program reports and how they can help you analyze the nutrition of your recipes and ingredients. Options for customizing, printing, and exporting reports. Tools for data sharing and system integration.

Advanced Training Topics

The Advanced session builds upon the skills learned in the Professional training and offers deeper learning on topics including PDCAAS, International Food Labeling, Advanced Label Settings, and more.

Registered Dietitians and Dietetic Technicians may claim 6 CPE Credits for this course.

Detailed process for determining %DV for protein on your Nutrition Facts labels—based on a series of calculations using protein digestibility and the Recipe’s amino acid content.

Using Advanced Labels to create Dual Column, Aggregate, and multiple label formats from a single Recipe, and creating International Labels (Canada, Mexico, and the EU).
Tracking Bioengineered Materials, entering yield and moisture adjustments, working with sub-recipes, advanced Reference Amount Customarily Consumed (RACC) Calculations, packaging claims substantiation, and MUCH MORE.
How to manage specifications with missing mandatory nutrients, undeclared allergens and sulfites, and questionable content. Best practices for documentation and preparing for an FDA Audit.

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