Industry Specialist Group AGM & Webinar

Hosted by Industry Specialist Group

The meeting will be hosted virtually and will provide an opportunity for you to meet the committee, hear all about what they've been up to and share members feedback, followed by a talk with Dr Carrie Ruxton.


Carrie Ruxton PhD RD, Nutritionist & Health Writer

Dr Carrie Ruxton is a freelance dietitian and health writer, working mainly with European food companies and trade bodies on science communication. She is also a Board director at Quality Meat Scotland and a Trustee of the Nutrition Society.

What will Carrie discuss?

Can you tell a health claim from a nutrition claim? Do you know how to define a commercial communication? These points and more will be discussed by freelance dietitian, Carrie Ruxton, who will also present the findings of a survey of UK dietitians and nutritionists which examined their views and knowledge about health claims.

Learning outcomes

  1. Learn how to define a commercial communication
  2. Learn about the current perspective of UK dietitians and nutritionists on the scope of regulation of health claims and how it applies to working practices
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