Friday, September 30, 2011

Food Law Counsel at General Mills in Minnesota


Job Description: General Mills is seeking a Food Law Counsel to handle a complete range of issues related to General Mills’ food businesses.


• Participate as legal representative on cross-functional teams, advising clients on product regulatory issues/requirements including ingredient approvals for food and color additives; health claims, nutrient content claims, structure-function claims, natural claims and other product claims; food safety, plant inspections, implementation of and compliance with the Food Safety Modernization Act; and state law issues such as Proposition 65.
• Develop a comprehensive understanding of the company’s businesses and business practices; engage in a proactive style of legal practice in order to best serve internal clients.
• Serve as the expert resource for clients and colleagues on the issues described above.
• Travel as required to represent the interests of General Mills.