Area of focus

Food and Beverages

The food and beverage team at Hogan Lovells represents some of the largest names in the industry. 

We anticipate the developments that may have an impact on your operations and are at the forefront of these issues. The rise of global consumer markets. Increased regulation in labeling and processing. Effective promotion. Supply-chain complexity. Production, packaging, and new ingredient approvals. Distribution and retailing. Recalls and health, safety, and environmental concerns. We are with you each step of...

Representative experience

Advised a dairy company on the launch of an innovative milk product, including product labelling, launch advertising campaigns, and website copy.

Advised a fruit juice manufacturer on compliance with the EU Nutrition and Health Claims Regulation.


Advised a global manufacturer on the interpretation and impact of the new EU Food Information to Consumers Regulation.

Advised Moet Hennessy on UK allergen labelling requirements in the context of managing a potential issue with the Foods Standards Agency.


Hogan Lovells Publications

FSIS Issues Compliance Guideline on Kit Labeling

Yesterday, FSIS issued its long-awaited guidance on the labeling and packaging of “kit” products. Although FSIS has long informally applied its “kit policy,”...

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FDA Issues Draft Guidance on Reducing Microbial Food Safety Hazards in the Production of Seed for Sprouting

FDA recently released a Draft Guidance for Industry entitled, “Reducing Microbial Food Safety Hazards in the Production of Seed for Sprouting” (“Draft...

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China's tariff exclusion process International Trade Alert

On 13 May 2019 China's State Council Tariff Commission announced a tariff exclusion process in which importers of certain U.S. goods subject to retaliatory tariffs can apply for exclusions...

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International Products Law Review

We are excited to bring you the latest issue of International Products Law Review with insights and updates on all aspects of products law. In this issue we explore new approaches to motor...

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USTR released the Section 301 product exclusion process for List 3 goods from China International Trade alert

On 20 June 2019 the Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) announced the final product exclusion process for List 3 by which U.S. stakeholders can request exclusion of...

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Landmark Supreme Court ruling on FOIA protection favors business Government Contracts Alert

Yesterday, 24 June 2019, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a landmark decision, Food Mktg. Inst. v. Argus Leader Media, 139 S. Ct. 915 (2019), that overturns a half-century of precedent and...

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