Practice

Food Law

From farm to table, every stage of the production and distribution cycle involves regulations that intersect with business strategy. To help you mitigate risk, respond to challenges, and capture opportunities, the lawyers of Hogan Lovells combine insiders’ knowledge with hands-on practical advice.

Representative experience

Represented the National Restaurant Association for more than 25 years in understanding and applying federal menu labeling rules.

Assist American Frozen Food Institute for 35 years in developing and implementing regulatory and policy strategy before FDA and USDA.

Advised the International Dairy Foods Association and drafted comments on FDA’s supplemental proposed rules to implement the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act.

Advising Grocery Manufacturers Association on the rapidly emerging issue of food biotechnology.

Sponsorships and Speaking Engagements

Medical Foods Workshop: Science, Regulation and Practical Aspects

Xin Tao will serve as a panelist during the "Concepts around Differentiating Medical Foods and FSDU" session on 14 August.

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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 announces reinspection and VQIP fees for Fiscal Year 2020

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently announced its Fiscal Year (FY) 2020 fee rates, which in particular cover the fees for facility reinspections and participation in the...

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National Advertising Division issues decision on "0 g added sugars" claim for oatmilk

Oatly, Inc. has chosen to discontinue its “no added sugars” advertising claims after the Campbell Soup Company brought a challenge before the National Advertising Division...

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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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