Legal NewsBITE: Food and Drink Quarterly

June 2023
Region: Europe

Welcome to Legal newsBITE: Food and Drink Quarterly, put together by our UK food and drink team. Articles this quarter include:

  • EU Approves Deforestation Regulation with Due Diligence Requirements for Various Agri-food Commodities
  • Consultation on Food Hygiene Delivery Model in the UK
  • Delay of UK Volume Price Promotion Restrictions on Foods High in Fat, Salt or Sugar (HFSS)
  • The UK FSA Calls for Views on “May Contain” Labelling Guidance: “May Contain Nuts” to Be Clearer
  • Marketing of Oral Oils Containing Cannabidiol (CBD) in Germany – Is It Still Possible?
  • UK Government Announces Changes to Employment Laws “to Reduce Burdens” on Businesses
  • The UK CMA’s Draft Guidance on Competition Law and Sustainability – Comfort for the Food Sector?
  • Further Disruption to the Planned Scottish Deposit Return Scheme, and Announcements About the Welsh Scheme
  • The Subvertising Movement: Protecting Your Food and Drink Brand From “Brandalism”
  • Implementation of the Omnibus Directive (EU) 2019/2161 in the Agri-food Sector in Italy
  • UK’s FSA Welcomes Border Target Operating Model on Food Imports
  • Single-use Plastic (SUP) Bans in England and Wales – Status Update
  • The Emergence of Greenwashing as an Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Risk; and new Advertising Standards Agency (ASA) Guidance on Environmental Claims and Social Responsibility
  • The Legal Implications of Food Safety Culture: Presentation at the Food and Drink Federation’s (FDF) Food Safety Networking Event

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