‘Not for EU’ Labelling Explained

Not for EU Labelling

The recent ‘Not for EU’ labelling seen on products sold in the UK is causing quite a stir for both industry and consumers. While there is currently no enforced law regulating ‘Not for EU’ labelling in the UK, the UK government has asked the industry to begin transitioning in preparation for the expected legislation in…

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Precautionary Allergen Labelling (PAL): How & When to Use it

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Precautionary allergen labelling offers a protective measure in food labelling, used voluntarily by companies to inform consumers of potential allergen cross-contamination risks. While most food businesses understand the importance of declaring allergens present in the food itself, many remain uncertain about how to appropriately use precautionary allergen labelling. In this article, we aim to demystify…

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Allergen Labelling: A Guide For Food Businesses

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Food allergen labelling is an important aspect of UK food labelling regulations. Carrying significant implications for both consumer safety and business integrity, allergen labelling regulations require thorough understanding and strict compliance.  This guide aims to help businesses understand the key requirements of food allergen labelling and provides advice on how to comply with these rules.…

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Recycling Regulations in the EU and UK 2023

With many different regulations on recycling and waste reduction out there, it can be confusing — and let’s face it, hard work — to make sure each product is labelled correctly.  In this blog, Ashbury’s food regulatory consultant Janet Dalzell, shares insight on some of the major recycling initiatives in place across the EU and…

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

plant-based protein

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 addition of plant protein is provided in the rules for composition …

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Ashbury Industry Insights Bulletin: January – April 2021

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What’s on the horizon for regulatory compliance? Subscribe to our bulletin here This volume of the ‘Ashbury Global Industry Insights Bulletin’, provides a snapshot of regulatory activity across key markets including the GCC and Russia. Our advisors collate, analyse and provide expert commentary to help you be prepared and manage risk in your markets of…

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