Food law

The manufacturing as well as the distribution of foodstuff has to comply with specific legal requirements. The trend towards nutraceuticals and novel foods leads to numerous legal issues, which also raise questions of demarcation from the law on therapeutic products. Our expertise in both pharamceutcial and food law allows us to competently represent your interests.

Our activities particularly cover the following areas:

  • Advice on all food law issues, in particular in the area of manufacturing, authorisation, distribution and advertising of foodstuffs, food supplements, nutraceuticals and novel foods.
  • Distinction between food and medicinal product regulation and legal qualification as well as advertising of nutraceuticals.
  • Support in contractual matters, in particular research & development, distribution, cooperation and supply agreements.