TraceGains Webinar Addresses FDA Menu and Vending Machines Labeling Requirements Next Week

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Westminster, CO -- (SBWire) -- 01/05/2015 --TraceGains, a full service supplier, compliance, and regulatory document management solution, will host a timely webinar about the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) recently released final rules on menu labeling.

The webinar is on Tuesday, January 13, 2015 at 12:00 pm EST. To register, go to: http://www.tracegains.com/events

The FDA has finalized two rules requiring that calorie information be listed on menus and menu boards in chain restaurants and similar retail food establishments and vending machines.

The menu labeling final rule applies to restaurants and similar retail food establishments if they are part of a chain of 20 or more locations, doing business under the same name, offering for sale substantially the same menu items and offering for sale restaurant-type foods. The vending machine final rule requires operators who own or operate 20 or more vending machines to disclose calorie information for food sold from vending machines, subject to certain exemptions.

Beth Johnson, MS, RD, Founder and Principal of Food Directions LLC, a Washington, DC-based food policy consulting company will provide expert insight into these new requirements.

About TraceGains
TraceGains (http://www.tracegains.com) provides food and ingredient manufacturers and brokers with a web-based, full-service supplier, compliance, and regulatory document management solution that automates the management of supplier risk, data, and documentation, making companies 365 Audit Ready™.

TraceGains' cloud-based SaaS solution works with in-house solutions such as quality management systems (QMS), enterprise resource planning (ERP), and product life-cycle management (PLM), to close the loop on upstream risk. This solution provides collaborative supplier management, and eases compliance with the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI), and internal business compliance requirements including hazard analysis and critical control points (HACCP).

TraceGains digitizes all incoming supplier documents, making them easily searchable. TraceGains also extracts critical data and analyzes them against customer-specific business and compliance rules, alerting stakeholders to any non-compliance.

TraceGains' customers boast a four to six month return on their investment. TraceGains is 2014 Food Logistics Top 100 software and technology providers.

Learn more about conquering the supplier data revolution at: http://www.tracegains.com/supplier-data-revolution

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Jennifer Brusco
Director of Media and Content
TraceGains Inc.
720-465-9400
http://www.tracegains.com

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