Campden BRI appoints Melanie Ruffell to Regulatory Affairs team

Posted: 16 April 2014 | Campden BRI | No comments yet

Campden BRI has appointed Melanie Ruffell as a Principal Food Law Advisor…

Campden BRI has appointed Melanie Ruffell as a Principal Food Law Advisor. The role is the latest in a series of expansions in the Campden BRI Regulatory Affairs team to meet a growing demand for its legislative advice, training and consultation services.

Melanie brings with her nearly 15 years experience working with the food and drink industry. She has an extensive background in nutrition and health claims and considerable experience of providing expert advice on nutrition regulation and policy. Her previous roles include Consultant (nutrition and health claims), Nutrition Manager for the Food and Drink Federation and Executive Director of the Joint Health Claims Initiative. In her new position, Melanie will be helping Campden BRI members and clients comply with ongoing legislation changes and working with them on specific projects.

Her expertise in nutrition legislation and policy will be an invaluable contribution as the team prepare for a challenging year ahead with the biggest change in labelling legislation for a generation – through the enforcement of the Food Information to Consumers (FIC) Regulation in December 2014.

Steve Spice, Head of Regulatory Affairs at Campden BRI commented: “We are delighted to have Melanie join the regulatory affairs team at Campden BRI. Well known within the food industry and with external stakeholders she brings with her a wealth of experience and knowledge, in particular her extensive expertise the field of nutrition and health claims”.

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