Our Environmental, Safety & Health team is pleased to share with you the latest edition of our monthly newsletter, frESH Law Horizons: Key Developments in UK & EU Environment, Safety and Health Law and Procedure; providing bite-size updates on EU and UK law, procedure and policy.
The updates covered in this month’s edition include (among others):
Update to the PPE at work regulations.
Two Food Standards Agency (FSA) food law consultations opened – Novel Foods and Precautionary Allergen Labelling.
Sentencing powers of the Magistrates’ Court are to be increased to 12 months’ imprisonment.
New “Brexit Freedoms Bill” is announced to govern future changes to EU law and retained EU law.
Consultation is opened on the Office for Environmental Protection’s (OEP) draft strategy and enforcement policy.
Judgment in two high-profile climate cases goes against the claimants.
Government publishes the UK’s Third Climate Change Risk Assessment.
Environment Act 2021 commencement regulations are issued.
Advertising Standards Agency (ASA) ruling against Oatly in relation to environmental claims in its advertisements.
European Commission starts revision of waste rules.
European Commission consults on the right to repair.
ECHA proposes restriction of PFAS in firefighting foams.