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Food Labelling (and Information): the New Regime

05 December

This article discusses the main changes provided for in the EU Food Information Regulation (No 1169/2011) (‘the FIR’) and the Food Information Regulations 2014 (‘the FI Regulations 2014’).


Food Labelling: on the Cusp of Change

29 August

A review of the current, very prescriptive, regime and the imminent changes once the EU Food Information Regulation comes into force.


New food law blog

03 April

Claire Andrews introduces a new food law blog, “Food Law Conversations”, to which she invites those interested in food law to contribute. The website can be found at  


Use-by dates: A summary of Torfaen CBC v Douglas Willis Ltd

27 February

1. On 31st July 2013 the Supreme Court allowed the appeal of Torfaen Trading Standards (Torfaen) in a case concerning the criminal offence of selling food after the expiry of a ‘use by’ date, under regulation 44(1)(d) of the Food Labelling Regulations 1996. 2. The Supreme Court reversed the Divisional Court’s finding that it was […]