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Food Labeling Compliance Specialist 

Zopuro Nutrition Inc --- Richmond Hill, ON


The Regulatory Compliance Specialist for Food Labeling is responsible for providing food & nutrition labeling compliance services to Zopuro’s food & supplement retail, import/export and retail customers. The specialist ensures that labeling is carried out in accordance with various federal and local guidelines. This position encompasses a variety of nutrition, labeling and regulatory services to ensure compliance with all applicable regulations and policies.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Food Science, Nutrition or related fields

  • Minimum 2 years of related work experience required 

  • nowledge in food regulations (FDA, USDA, Canadian)

  • Good knowledge of food product development and processes preferred

  • Good understanding of food safety and allergens

  • Demonstrated ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously

  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal

  • Strong interpersonal skills, comfortable working in a team setting

  • Evidence of strong problem solving & critical thinking skills

  • Intermediate mathematical skills

  • Strong system acumen and computer skills

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications

Job Type: Full-time

Job Duties
  • Review, interpret and evaluate food labels, nutrition labels, ingredient statements, allergen statements and other food labeling aspects to ensure compliance with relevant food regulations, as defined.

  • Provide written reports/ assessments of label deficiencies and compliance results. Provide consultation on how to correct deficiencies to address compliance. 

  • Provide regulatory consultation on labeling compliance customer inquiries or projects. This includes reviewing documentations to substantiate labeling accuracy and claims. 

  • Review and consult on label compliance for organic, natural, gluten-free, Non-GMO claims, nutrient content claims and other claims.

  • Develop and consult on nutrition facts labels, ingredient statements and allergen declarations.  

  • Develop and provide technical information to customers as needed.

  • Address emerging regulatory issues pertaining to food labeling and ensure compliance with current and evolving regulations and ensure Merieux NutriSciences services meet changing needs.

  • As necessary, communicate cross functionally regarding current and emerging food labeling issues and opportunities.

  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge of current food labeling regulations, regulatory activity and trends. Attend webinars and conferences as necessary to stay up-to-date. Complete industry training sessions as needed to stay current in regulatory knowledge. 

  • On occasion, develop and maintain policies and procedures for department functions.

  • Works on company cross-functional regulatory projects as needed.

  • Other regulatory/labeling services upon request.

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