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Food Labeling Compliance Specialist 

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Category Scientific Affairs  


The Regulatory Compliance Specialist for Food Labeling is responsible for providing food & nutrition labeling compliance services to Merieux NutriSciences’ food & beverage mfg, retail, import/export and restaurant 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.

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.
Position Requirements
  • 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
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Position Food Labeling Compliance Specialist  
Number of Openings 1  
Location Chicago, IL  
About the Organization Mérieux NutriSciences is dedicated to improving food safety and quality through nutritional research, scientific excellence and innovation at every step of the food supply chain.

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