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New food additive regulation adopted
  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
  • European Union
  • March 8 2012

New EU regulations have recently been adopted specifying at what levels, and in which foods, food additives can be used


US COOL law violates WTO treaty
  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
  • USA, Global
  • March 8 2012

The World Trade Organisation (WTO) has ruled that US country-of-origin labelling (COOL) law violates international trade rules


FSA contacts food business about changes to the food business approval process
  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
  • European Union
  • November 2 2011

The Food Standards Agency (FSA) recently contacted food business operators (FBO) about important changes to the approvals process for establishments that require approval under EU regulations on feed hygeine legislation following recent litigation


Food labelling rules to give consumers clearer information
  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
  • European Union
  • November 2 2011

MEPs have recently approved new EU food labelling rules that prescribe additional nutritional and country of information to be displayed on labels


Hungary and France introduce new "fat taxes", while Denmark mulls them over
  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
  • Denmark, France, Hungary
  • November 2 2011

Hungary and France have introduced new taxes on foods that are considered to be unhealthy


Draft regulation adopted to improve information on specialised food products
  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
  • European Union
  • November 2 2011

The Commission has adopted a draft regulation on specialised food products that aims to better inform EU consumers and clarify the existing legislation


G20 agrees food price action plan
  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
  • Global
  • November 2 2011

G20 agricultural ministers met recently to discuss a range of issues


FDA unveils new global strategy to help ensure safety and quality of imported products
  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
  • USA
  • November 2 2011

The global production of goods regulated by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has greatly expanded over the past 10 years


European Parliament and Council fail to find agreement on novel foods regulation
  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
  • European Union
  • April 27 2011

Final talks on the text of a new 'novel foods' law have failed as the 30 March 2011 deadline passed without agreement


New food safety rules passed into law
  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
  • USA
  • April 27 2011

Rules giving new powers to the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) have been sworn into law by President Obama