05 Jul

Reg Update: France issues Decree regarding the labelling of products made with plant-based proteins (now suspended)

France has published a Decree formally banning meat names both legal and customary from being used on processed food made from plant proteins.   This means plant-based protein alternatives produced in France cannot use a name that refers to:  A legal definition for which no...

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21 Jun

What Are the Rules for Novel Foods in the UK?

Since the UK left the EU, novel foods are now required to be authorised via a different pathway to market before they can be placed on the market in GB. In this blog, Ashbury experts explain what a novel food is, what the requirements...

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20 Jun

Sunflower Oil Shortage – Labelling Implications

In recent times, supply chain issues seem to be the only thing not in short supply. While many products are feeling the pressure, most recently sunflower oil has been the focus of headlines as it becomes increasingly difficult to source due to the Russian...

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17 Jun

Naming Your Vegan or Plant-based Products for the US

How easy is it to replicate your product’s UK success overseas? Our US team shares their guidance on naming vegan and plant-based products to meet FDA labelling requirements. With new legislation to get to grips with, our Senior Regulatory Affairs Advisor, Kayleigh Lieberman, explains...

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