Area of focus

International Regulatory Compliance

You operate as part of a global supply chain. In a growing global market. Issues that require your attention can happen anywhere, at any time.

Our international reach helps clients quickly respond to regulatory issues that transcend national borders. Our globally positioned lawyers and regulatory affairs specialists...

Representative experience

Advised the U.S. poultry industry during successful negotiation of a U.S.-Russia agreement on market access for U.S. chicken.

Convinced the Japanese government to conduct a science-based review of a proposed feed additive regulation and to not restrict imports of U.S. meat products treated with antibiotic feed additives.

Succeeded in persuading the U.S. International Trade Commission that imports of greenhouse tomatoes from Canada were not causing or threatening material injury to the U.S. industry.

Advise leading U.S. and international food companies on cutting-edge trade issues, including U.S. sugar and peanut quotas, dairy trade, U.S. imports of milk protein concentrate, biotechnology regulation, etc.

Hogan Lovells Publications

Regulation of cannabis in Italy: Use in food and cosmetics

In Italy the cultivation and the industrial use of hemp has a long tradition and recent changes in law have led to a revival.

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FDA Finalizes Guidance on How to Determine Whether a Company Meets the “Small Business” Definition under the FSMA Preventive Controls Regulations

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently finalized its “Guidance for Industry: Determining the Number of Employees for Purposes of the ‘Small Business’...

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Germany: New guidelines for designating vegan and vegetarian products with meat related terms

Vegan and vegetarian food is becoming more and more popular. However, as a lot of vegans and vegetarians are not willing to give up the taste of meat the demand for meat substitutes...

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Brexit snapshot: Food & Beverage

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