Food and agribusiness blog

Our food and agribusiness law blog offers you regular updates on the latest legal and policy decisions affecting the food and agribusiness industry.


    Food & Agri Update - Friday 19 May

    Food Supply edition! A look at the Downing Street Summit and summary of measures announced. The Competition & Markets Authority announces a review of the grocery sector. The House of Lords moves to restrict ministerial powers to revoke or amend laws on food safety. Ireland challenged on further alcohol labelling. Food waste and collection an overview on measures coming into force. ASA crackdown on carbon neutral claims, what to be aware of. Finally, bird flu and modern slavery update.
    12 min read

    Food & Agri Update - Fri 12 May

    The sunset clause in the Retained EU Law (Revocation and Reform) Bill (REUL) is amended and the bonfire of EU legislation may become a smoulder. The Windsor Framework is challenged for labelling guidance at House of Lords Select Committee. Are HFSS restrictions a damp squid - reports show the enforcement budget is not there. Fairness in the Food Supply Chain an enquiry is launched. Massive fine in food hygiene underlines its' importance to companies reputation, customers and bottom line. Protected Designation of Origin strengthened in EU cases for Parma. Max levels of contaminants in food EU regulation expected this month.
    10 min read

    Food & Agri Update – Friday 5 May – Coronation & 'Marketing' Edition

    Coronation edition, Marketing special! A look at Kit Kat Cereal HFSS food and global website 'nutritious' claim based on B vitamins and minerals brought down by Henry Dimbleby tweets. Illustration of the difficulty of compartmentalising advertising in a global marketplace. Aldi vs M&S in the Caterpillar cake saga, winning the PR war? Border control consultation ends 19 May and FSA looks again at whistleblowing. Finally new precautionary listeria recalls.
    7 min read
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