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Upcoming Webinars

The January 1, 2020 deadline to comply with the FDA’s Final Rule on Food Labeling is quickly approaching. Join us on July 17, 2019, for a review of the key regulatory changes and a detailed discussion on how Genesis R&D can assist with compliance.

During this webinar, we will look at the different 2016 label formats and discuss the definition and calculation of Dietary Fiber, newly required nutrients such as Added Sugars and Potassium, the 2016 Daily Values, rounding options, the nutrient calculator, and more.

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Genesis R&D Supplements offers supplement formulators the ability to create proprietary blends, and then incorporate them into final formulations. During this webinar, we will demonstrate how to create a proprietary blend, add it to a final formula and review a variety of display options on the supplement facts label.

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The PDCAAS (protein digestibility corrected amino acid score) is used to evaluate the quality of a food’s protein and is commonly used to determine the %DV to show on your label. A PDCAAS either comes from lab analysis or through manual calculation. This webinar will show you how to determine a PDCAAS value and then take that value to display a %DV for protein on your nutrition facts label in Genesis R&D Foods.

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This Q&A style webinar is designed specifically for you, our Genesis R&D Food software users. This session will cover the most common inquiries we receive from Genesis R&D users about working with the software. We will also address questions you submit at registration (be sure to drop them in the form below) and, if we have time, answer any that come up during the live session.

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Genesis R&D takes the hassle out of complying with the FDA’s menu labeling regulations. During this webinar, we will walk you through using the Menu Label Module to evaluate and display calories and nutrition content for your menu items. We will also discuss best practices for meeting the regulatory requirements.

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2019 Archived Webinars

Entering your ingredients is the first step in the process of creating regulatory compliant Nutrition Facts panels. During this webinar, we walk through the process of creating new ingredients, best practices for naming conventions, using groups for organization, and more.

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The Farm Bill was passed into law in December 2018 and included changes to added sugar labeling for single-ingredient products, such as honey and maple syrup. During this webinar, we discuss these changes, what is considered an Added Sugar (and what is not), best practices for documentation, and Genesis R&D user tips for achieving compliance.

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Genesis R&D Supplements version 1.5 introduces a significant new feature that allows users to import their data. During this webinar, we walk users through the process of importing their ingredient and formulation data from excel.

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During this webinar, we provide an update on Dietary Fiber labeling, discuss the new Dietary Fiber definition, review the list of approved dietary fibers, and cover how to use the Genesis R&D Food program for compliance with the 2016 regulations.

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Setting up your recipe correctly in Genesis R&D is critical for ensuring you produce a regulatory compliant Nutrition Facts label. During this webinar, we walk through the process of creating a recipe, setting the RACC, best reports for recipe auditing, and more.

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Genesis R&D Supplements offers users all of the tools needed for data management and label creation for supplements and nutritionals. This webinar will go over how to create Ingredients and Formulas, how to view and modify allergen and ingredient statements, how to make adjustments to the program-generated Supplement Facts and how to organize and share your data.

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Cooking often results in a loss of moisture, which affects the nutrition content of your food. During this webinar, we review the Recipe Yields moisture adjustment feature in Genesis R&D Foods and discuss what types of foods warrant a moisture adjustment, how to determine the amount of your moisture adjustment, how to enter an adjustment in Genesis R&D, and what your Recipe’s nutrient amounts look like before and after.

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The latest update of Genesis R&D Foods includes subtle user-interface (UI) differences, database additions and updates, new DRIs for sodium and potassium, and the new Attributes feature to help you track bioengineered (BE) material and other food characteristics (such as gluten, dairy, and more). During this webinar, we cover the new Attributes feature in detail and walk you through the additional UI changes.

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2018 Archived Webinars

There are many aspects to consider when creating products that will be sold and distributed in multiple regions or countries. During this webinar, we cover considerations and best practices for creating and managing recipes and nutrition labels for multiple countries.

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The Advanced Labels option in Genesis R&D can be used to create dual format and aggregate labels. During this webinar, we discuss the Health Canada regulations and requirements for packages that can bear Aggregate and Dual Format Labels. Additionally, we demonstrate how to create advanced labels as well as how to create a Dual Format Label for Different Amounts of Food from a single recipe in the Genesis R&D Food Labeling software.

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Setting your client (or facility group) up with meal plans based on specific nutrient intake needs is easy with Food Processor. This webinar will show you how to use the Menu Plan add-on module to create daily meal plans and cycle menus for individuals or groups, and for any number of days.

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Genesis R&D Foods Version 11.6 includes updates to nutrient names, the option to alphabetize the nutrient entry list, and the ability to include the Added Sugars Symbol on a Nutrition Facts Label, and more! During this webinar, we cover all of these new features in detail.

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On December 14th, 2016 Health Canada released new food labeling regulations and Industry will have until 2021 to comply with the new regulations. During this webinar, we cover the various considerations for converting your label from the 2003 format to the 2016 format.

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The Mexico label module in Genesis R&D Foods allows users to create compliant Nutrition Facts labels for foods sold or distributed in Mexico. During this webinar, we will demonstrate how to create a compliant Mexico Nutrition Facts label, make common label adjustments such as serving size, servings per container, and voluntary nutrients. In addition, we will review how to use the new Front-of-Package label designer, and work with the Nutrient Content Claims feature.

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Food Processor diet and fitness software is a great tool for evaluating the nutritional needs of individual clients or facility populations. This webinar covers all of the features of Food Processor including Person creation, Recipe creation, meal planning, recommendations, weight plans, reports, and more.

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Genesis R&D Foods offers several features to assist restaurants, supermarkets, convenience stores, and other food service establishments with Menu Label compliance. In the most recent update, we introduced a new Composite Ingredient ™ feature and Calories Ranges, two new options that will make complying even easier. This webinar covers use cases and instructions for both.

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Genesis R&D Foods Version 11.5 is an important update for our users who need to comply with the Menu Labeling regulations as well as those who use the Mexico Label Module. During this webinar we cover changes to U.S. nutrient content claims, the addition of Mexico nutrient content claims options and front-of-package labeling, calorie ranges for the menu label report, the new Composite Ingredient feature, and more.

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Both the Genesis R&D and Food Processor programs offer a wide variety of options you can use to customize the reports generated by the program. You can add your company’s letterhead (or personalized banner) and other images to the nutrition reports. You can also change colors and fonts to retain consistency with existing visual identity. During this webinar, we show how to customize your reports for printing, data sharing, marketing, and other purposes.

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The latest update of Genesis R&D Supplement Formulation & Labeling software has incorporated several new features and functions. During this webinar, we showcase the newest features and program improvements including percent organics tracking, how to order promoted components, and how to search for ingredients by supplier name.

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With Genesis R&D Foods, converting your Nutrition Facts Labels from the 1990 regulations to the new 2016 regulations is easy: The program will automatically reformat the layout and use the new calculations when you select the 2016 option. But, there are some considerations that you need to address as well. This webinar covers those considerations, goes over the steps for converting your labels, and shows you the adjustments you might have to make to ensure compliance.

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Genesis R&D automatically creates ingredient statements and provides a quick select allergen list to assist in allergen tracking. During this webinar, we cover how to manage and customize your statements while helping you figure out your best practices for both.

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The Advanced Labels option in Genesis R&D can be used to create dual declaration labels, aggregate labels, and multiple label formats from a single recipe. This webinar covers how to create and modify advanced labels in Genesis R&D Foods.

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Genesis R&D Foods automatically creates compliant Nutrition Facts Labels. However, there may be times where you want to tailor your label. Genesis R&D offers several options for modifying your label display. This webinar will go over how to switch between label formats, add voluntary nutrients, show and hide various elements, change how your nutrients and measures are displayed, and much more.

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Using Groups is the most efficient way to organize, manage, and control access to your ingredients, recipes, and food menus. During this webinar, we discuss the benefits of using Groups and provide examples of how you can use Groups to simplify your workload, sort recipes by development stage, assign access, and more.

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In five short months, restaurants, supermarkets, convenience stores, and movie theaters will be required to post calories on menu items. During this webinar, we provide a brief overview of the FDA Menu Labeling regulations, discuss labeling best practices, and demonstrate how the Food Menu Report in Genesis R&D can help you with compliance.

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2017 Archived Webinars

Both Genesis R&D Foods and Food Processor programs offer many filters to narrow your search, helping you find exactly what you are looking for. When developing a recipe, you may want to search for ingredients that have specific characteristics such as high in protein or low in saturated fat. Alternatively, you might want to find recipes that contain a specific ingredient. This webinar covers the different database search filters and functions.

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The latest version of Genesis R&D Supplement Formulation and Labeling software is now available and brings with it many important improvements including chemical impurities tracking, single ingredient/formula export, custom serving size override, and a new two-column label template. During this webinar, we will showcase the newest features and demonstrate how to a two-column label, enter and track chemical impurities, and other program enhancements.

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ESHA Workflow tools enable you to share your data with clients, consumers, and 3rd party ERP systems without ever having to re-enter information. This webinar covers the various options for importing and exporting your ingredients, recipes, reports, and labels, as well as the benefits of each option.

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The latest update of Genesis R&D Foods incorporates several new features that we think you are going to like! We are working on document attachments for ingredients & recipes, applying the FDA’s Draft Guidance, and implementing the updated Nutrient Content Claims for the new 2016 FDA Nutrition Facts labels. During this webinar, we discuss these new features and provide a demo of the much anticipated ESHA DataLink add-on module for importing nutrition data from the TraceGains supplier portal to Genesis R&D.

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Authentication, authorization, and data access controls are essential for maintaining accuracy. This webinar covers how the ESHA Security workflow utility can be used to control access to your database. Additionally, we cover how to enable and use the Audit Trail feature to record changes.

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Take your Genesis R&D functionality to the next level. Taken from user suggestions, this 2-part webinar series will cover tips and tricks that will help you get the most of Genesis R&D. This session covers the most common questions we receive from users about working with Ingredients (such as serving size options, raw vs cooked ingredients), Recipes (single serving vs batch serving sizes, check data, moisture adjustments), and Nutrition Facts Labels (Calorie calculations, Protein %DV).

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The latest update of Genesis R&D Supplement Formulation & Labeling software has incorporated several new features and functions including enhanced label editing functions, new formula-creation capabilities, updated data sharing, and more. During this webinar, we showcase these new features and demonstrate how to create labels for protein powders and fish oil tablets, enter and track costs for blends, when and how to use the new “Promote” option for listing ingredients, and other program enhancements.

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Take your Genesis R&D functionality to the next level. Taken from user suggestions, this 2-part webinar series covers tips and tricks that will help you get the most of Genesis R&D. This webinar covers topics that are more technical in nature, including customizing reports, exporting records, options for managing ingredients and recipes, and much more!

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As food manufacturers prepare for compliance there is still some confusion regarding the definition of Added Sugars and how to calculate this new mandatory label nutrient. During this webinar, we discuss what is considered an Added Sugar (and what is not), best practices for documentation, and Genesis R&D user tips for achieving compliance.

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During this webinar, we explore how the newest version of the ESHA Port workflow utility can help you streamline data from ingredient suppliers into your Genesis R&D program database.

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Restaurants, supermarkets, convenience stores, and movie theaters will be required to post calories on menu items. During this webinar, we provide a brief overview of the FDA Menu Labeling regulations, discuss labeling best practices, and demonstrate how the Food Menu Report in Genesis R&D can help you with compliance.

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On December 14th, 2016 Health Canada released new food labeling regulations. During this webinar, we focus on the new features in Genesis R&D Version 11.3 including the new Health Canada Nutrition Facts tables. We also discuss the changes in nutrient definitions, the new Nutrition Facts format, and new ingredient statement in detail.

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During this webinar, we will examine the new Dietary Fiber definition in detail and discuss how to use the Genesis R&D Food program for compliance with the 2016 regulations. In addition, we will discuss what fiber ingredient suppliers and manufacturers can do now to petition for inclusion of an ingredient.

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During this webinar, we discuss the nutrient unit changes on the new 2016 FDA Nutrition Facts Label. Additionally, we demonstrate how to use the new Nutrient Calculator feature in the Genesis R&D Food and Food Processor software programs to update your Ingredients so that they are in line with the new label nutrients.

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During this webinar, we discuss the new FDA regulations and requirements for packages that require Dual-Column Labels and the updates to Reference Amounts Customarily Consumed (RACC) for food product categories. Additionally, we demonstrate how to create a Dual-Column Label from a single recipe in the Genesis R&D Food Labeling software.

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2016 Archived Webinars

The latest update of Genesis R&D Food Formulation & Labeling software has incorporated a lot of new features and functions. During this webinar, we discuss the newest features including the Nutrient Calculator, new Dual-Column Label format, proposed Health Canada Nutrition Facts Tables (available only in the Canadian Label Module), and new features for beverage manufacturers including brix calculations and new volume serving sizes.

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During this webinar, we provide an overview of the new Genesis R&D Supplement Formulation & Labeling software program, including how to add ingredients, create formulas, and generate a Supplement Facts label.

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Best Practices for Transitioning to the New Label
ESHA’s New 2016 Nutrition Facts Label Changes Webinar Series Part 3 of 3 covers user best practices for transitioning from the pre-existing labels to the new 2016 Nutrition Facts label formats.

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FDA Label Nutrients, What’s Changed?
ESHA’s New 2016 Nutrition Facts Label Changes Webinar Series Part 2 of 3 covers many of the nutrient DV changes and provides more detail about Dietary Fiber and the new mandatory nutrients, Added Sugar, Vitamin D, and Potassium.

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Overview of What’s Changed in Genesis R&D
ESHA’s New 2016 Nutrition Facts Label Changes Webinar Series Part 1 focuses on the new features in Genesis R&D Version 11.1 including the new 2016 FDA Nutrition Facts label formats. We will also cover how Genesis R&D will handle the new Fiber definition, Added Sugars, Vitamin D, Potassium, and more.

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During this webinar, we provide an overview of the new Food Processor Menu Planning module including how to create and edit menu plans for one or multiple days.

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During this webinar, we provide a brief overview of the FDA Menu Labeling regulations and discuss how the Food Menu Report in Genesis R&D can help you achieve compliance. This food service-specific report displays your menu items along with their nutrient breakdowns as required by the menu labeling regulations. You can choose to display price, allergens, characteristics, additional nutrients, and more.

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During this webinar, we cover Genesis R&D user best practices for creating an FDA-compliant nutrition facts label. Topics include audit trails, track changes, recipe preparation documentation, management of ingredient/allergen statements, nutrient content claims, and more.

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During this webinar, we demonstrate how to reduce your workload by using the ESHA Port utility for importing and exporting your data.

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During this webinar, we discuss how to utilize groups, suppliers, and products to manage your recipes and ingredients in Genesis R&D.

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During this webinar, we review the nutrition analysis reports that Food Processor has to offer. We will also discuss report options, including customizations, printing, and exporting.

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2015 Archived Webinars

During this webinar, we review the nutrition analysis reports that Genesis R&D has to offer. We will also discuss report options, including customizations, printing, and exporting.

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This webinar illustrates how you can use Genesis R&D to create European Union compliant Nutrition Facts labels. In addition, we discuss how to make common label adjustments such as per portion, portions per container, and voluntary nutrients.

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This webinar uses a case study to illustrate how Food Processor and the FoodProdigy online companion can be used to assess your clients’ nutritional needs, evaluate their dietary intakes, and provide them with relevant dietary guidance.

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