food regulatory advisor


Food regulatory advisors are extra-judicial or judiciary technical experts. They ensure food industry practices comply with the regulatory norms. They perform audits, make diagnosis and monitor activities of inspection. These experts have expertise in food processing, food analysis, quality, safety, certification, traceability. They update, review, and approve labelling designs, develop nutrition facts panels, and ensure that products and labels meet appropriate standards and regulations.

Scope notes

Includes food labelling specialist.

Alternative label

  • legislation and specification advisor

  • food safety regulatory advisor

  • food law advisor

  • legislation and controls advisor

  • food expert

  • food labelling specialist

  • food safety auditor

  • regulatory advisor, food

  • food consultant

  • food safety expert

  • food regulatory affairs advisor

  • food regulatory compliance advisor

Regulatory aspect

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Essential skills and competences

Essential Knowledge

Optional skills and competences

Optional Knowledge



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