Food & Beverages

 

Our leading food solicitors 

are food and drink specialists.

We guarantee you outstanding 

quality food law services

 

Our team of food solicitors know the food and drink sector and are leading experts in food and drink law. The food solicitors will advise you on all areas of food and drink law including, food composition, food safety and hygiene, biological and chemical safety, foods for particular nutritional uses (PARNUTS), foods for special medical purposes as well as food waste disposal. Our food solicitors will provide you with outstanding legal advice whether you are a manufacturer, agribusiness, food production company, food processor, distributor or importer of food.   

 

Our team of food lawyers will ensure that your food products labelling and packaging meet EU requirements and national laws.

 

Our food lawyers will review and advise you on your labelling, packaging, advertising and presentation of your food products.

 

We highly recommend their professional services

to any company looking for a high standard legal

advice/solution with integrity and honesty.

 

David Raimundo, Director of Medis Health Ltd

 

Our Services

Our corporate lawyers provide commercial and corporate law services to the food and drink sector. Our IP Lawyers adviose and assist with any IP matters

Some of the food and drink legal services provided by our law firm are as follows:

 

Borderline Food

  • Advice on whether your food products should be classified as food products or medicinal products
Confectionery Products
  • Advice on the manufacture, supply and importation of confectionery products
  • Labelling and packaging of confectionery products
Contract Manufacturing
  • Drafting contracts for contract manufacturing of foods
  • Negotiating contracts

Dietary Foods for Special Medical Purposes (FSMPs)

  • Advice on the composition of FSMPs, labelling requirements and nutritional health claims

Foods for Special Medical Purposes for Infants

  • Advice on Food for Special Medical Purposes for Infants, advertising, compositional requirements, labelling, nutrition and health claims

Food Additives

  • Advice on food whether the food additives in your food products are within EU guidelines

 

Food Advertising, Marketing and Presentation

  • Advice on your advertising and presentation of your food products and whether your advertising and presentation of your food products are within EU guidelines

Food Composition

  • Advice on food on food composition

 

Food Contamination / Foreign Objects in Food

  • Advice on food contaminants and whether your food products fall within the EU guidelines

Food Enforcement Advice

  • Advice on Food Law Code of Practice and compliance with Hygiene and Food Safety Requirements
  • Advice and how to assist with how to achieve Hygiene and Food Safety Regulations
  • Preparation for FSA Audit to ensure compliance
  • Advice on how to deal with situations involving allegations of breaches and/or being  served with food law enforcement notice or hygiene improvement notice

Foods for Particular Nutritional Uses (PARNUTS)

  • Advice on reimbursements

Food Health Claims

  • Reviewing your food health claims to ensure they fall within the regulations and advising you accordingly of compliance

 

Food Hygiene

  • Advice on the requisite standards of food hygiene and how to be compliant

Food Labelling and Packaging

  • Advice on whether your current food labels and packaging meet the regulations and laws and to ensure your food labelling and packaging are compliant with current food laws

 

Food Safety

  • Advice on meeting food safety standards and how to achieve this

Food Processing and Production

  • Advice on food composition and labelling requirements and information that must be provided to consumers
  • Advice on food safety and hygiene to ensure compliance

 

Food Standards and Storage 

  • Advice on the levels of food standards and your methods and how to ensure your storage methods are within the regulations and laws

Food Waste Disposal / Food Resource Disposal

  • Advice on UK and EU food waste legislation
  • Advice on how you dispose of waste such as, packaging, batteries and equipment
  • Renewable energy

Infant Food

  • Advice on the laws (EU law) around infant food formulation and labelling
  • Advice on food contamination

Misleading Descriptions in Food under the Misleading Advertising Regulations

  • Advice on how to avoid mis-descriptions and misleading advertising. Conducting regular audits on your advertising, as is required by the law

 

Nutrition Declaration

  • Advice on whether the national declarations you make

Nutrition Labelling

  • Advice on whether your current nutrition labels meet the regulations and laws and to ensure your nutrition labelling is compliant with current laws

 

Nutrition and Health Claims

 

Product Recall

  • Assistance with any product recall

Provision of Food Information to Consumers

  • Advice on the food information that you have to present to consumers, including pre-packed and non-pre-packed food and information on allergen listing (certain food causing allergies or intolerances), special storage conditions, conditions of use and nutrition declaration

Supply Chain Security

  • Specialists advice on your supply chain security working with security experts

 

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Testimonials

 

“'Working with the regulatory team at RT Coopers was a real pleasure. They took the time to understand our requirements and was patient with my many follow up questions. They provided excellent advice that we could rely on with confidence. A thoroughly professional firm of solicitors with great support staff. I would not hesitate in recommending the firm to anyone who needs solid legal advice. Thank you.

 

Prash Lagisetti

 

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