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Technical Advisor, CRN UK

Sam Jennings

Sam Jennings is a Director of Berry Ottaway & Associates Ltd in the UK, providing scientific, technical and UK/EU regulatory support to the food industry, specialising in food supplements and functional foods. Since 2006, Sam has been Technical Adviser to the Council for Responsible Nutrition UK (CRN UK), offering technical and regulatory support and advice to the CRN UK membership, to regulators and to other stakeholders. Sam is Vice-Chair of the UK government’s Office for Product Safety and Standards Business Expert (Food Standards & Labelling) Group and is a member of the Food Standards Agency’s Regulating our Future Working Group on Food Standards.

Sam was part of a team of reviewers who assessed submissions from industry to the consortium of European food trade associations’ list of Article 13 health claims submitted in 2007, and is currently an industry adviser on health claims applications and the permitted use of nutrition and health claims under the EU Regulation. She runs tailored workshops for companies on UK/EU food law and claims.