Freedom of production and marketing In principle, foodstuffs are not subject to any official approval or authorisation requirements. The same applies to the production or import of food. This principle is however restricted by individual statutory regulations, for example the Novel Food Regulation or the EC Genetic Food Regulation. In addition, there are product-specific regulations […]
Principle of German Food Law
Are you willing to start your business in the food industry? These article will help you prioritize the most important principle of food law. The foodstuff regulation applicable in the Federal Republic of Germany is not only determined by the laws and ordinances of the Federal Government and the German Länder, but also to a […]
What comprises agricultural law?
The agricultural and farming legislations involve, apart from a bundle of European statutory requirements, a variety of individual areas of law that are connected with farming law. In our law firm, we are experts in company successions cases related to agricultural matters; additionally, we manage special provisions in the agricultural production and the subsequently distribution. […]
Food Safety, Animal and Plants Health: Goals of the European Union
Food Safety, Animal and Plants Health: Goals of the European Union The European Commission declares that they are aiming to assure a high level of food safety and animal & plant health within the EU. This will take place through the help of coherent measures and adequate monitoring. As the https://ec.europa.eu/food/index_de declares: “The implementation of this […]
Food law in Germany an Europe
horak Attorneys at Law advises and represents clients in all legal matters relating to the production or sale of food/cosmetics and consumer goods. In addition to classical national and European food law, this legal practice also includes international food law as well as special matters such as due diligence obligations under food law, reporting obligations […]
Ever used sawdust for baking?
Sawdust as an Ingredient: It really tastes like wood! Karlsruhe Administrative Court (Case No. 3 K 2148/19) No, flour made out of woods is not flour and is no food. Do you all agree? Not everybody however agree with that. A German online seller had the unusual idea to bake cookies with a sort of […]