Food & Drink
Volatile commodity prices and exchange rates; competitive pressures on pricing; compliance with health and environment-focused legislation, regulation and standards; supply chain complexities and concerns; the importance of provenance and branding – these are just some of the challenges our expert Food & Drink team can help you to overcome.
Food & Drink Copyright fails the taste test This week the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) handed down its judgment in the case of Levola Hengelo BV v Smilde Foods BV which asserted that the taste of food does not attract protection as a copyright work.
Food & Drink Time is running out for food and drink organisations to put arrangements in place pre-Brexit to ensure minimal disruption As the UK’s withdrawal from the EU gets closer (less than five (5) months until B(rexit)-Day) it is important that food and drink businesses put contingency plans in place, to ensure minimal disruption. In this respect, time is very much of the essence.
Food & Drink Cutting to the centre of compliance across the meat sector The Food Standards Agency and Food Standards Scotland have backed recommendations put forward in their combined draft review into meat processing practice and standards, published earlier this month.
Food & Drink Horsemeat scandal 2.0? More meat found with unspecified animal DNA You will recall the 2013 horsemeat scandal where it was reported that a large quantity of “beef” products were found to contain large proportions of horsemeat which was not declared on the packaging.