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EU Court issues landmark ruling on article versus component under REACH
  • Sidley Austin LLP
  • European Union
  • September 16 2015

On September 10, 2015, the Court of Justice of the European Union (Court) adopted a landmark ruling resolving a dispute between the European


New EU Novel Food Regulation Eases Access to European Market
  • Sidley Austin LLP
  • European Union
  • December 11 2015

Today, the new EU Novel Foods Regulation was published in the EU's Official Journal. The new Regulation, which will apply as of January 1, 2018


Important new food labelling and information rules now apply in the EU
  • Sidley Austin LLP
  • European Union
  • December 15 2014

On December 13, 2014, Regulation 11692011 on Food Information to Consumers finally became legally binding across the EU, after many years of


European Parliament calls for additional medical device safety measures
  • Sidley Austin LLP
  • European Union
  • June 18 2012

On 14 June 2012, the European Parliament (“EP”) adopted a Resolution calling on EU Member States and the European Commission to introduce and implement new measures aimed at ensuring the safety of medical devices


EU court rejects national requirement for GM crop coexistence measures
  • Sidley Austin LLP
  • European Union
  • September 26 2012

On 6 September 2012, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) issued an important ruling in a case referred to it by Italy’s highest administrative court, the Consliglio di Stato


European Commission allows submission of new data in support of probiotic health claims
  • Sidley Austin LLP
  • European Union
  • June 20 2011

The European Commission has opened a four-month window, starting on June 1 and closing on September 30, 2011, during which stakeholders can submit new data to Member States in support of certain probiotic health claims rejected by the European Food Safety Authority


EU Commission shifts responsibility for pharmaceuticals, medical devices, biotechnology and cosmetics
  • Sidley Austin LLP
  • European Union
  • September 18 2014

On September 10, 2014, European Commission President-elect Juncker issued a press release unveiling his new EU executive team and announcing a


EU publishes detailed criteria for justification of cosmetic claims
  • Sidley Austin LLP
  • European Union
  • July 11 2013

Detailed EU requirements regarding the use of cosmetic product claims were published on 11 July 2013, the same day that the EU Cosmetic Products


EU publishes new GMP Regulation and guidelines
  • Sidley Austin LLP
  • European Union
  • December 11 2014

The European Commission's long-awaited Delegated Regulation on Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) principles and guidelines for active substances for


Overhaul of EU medical device and diagnostic legislation faces further delays
  • Sidley Austin LLP
  • European Union
  • December 13 2013

The latest December 10, 2013 discussions between EU Member States on new EU medical device and in vitro diagnostic (IVD) regulations reveal continued