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  1. Legal news
    26 April 2019
    New EU regulation sets strict limitations on added trans fats content in foods
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2019/global/new-eu-regulation-sets-strict-limitations-on-added-trans-fats-content-in-foods

    As of 1 April 2021, no food intended for the final consumer or for supply to retail will be allowed to be placed on the market where its content of trans fat exceeds 2 grams per 100 grams of fat.

  2. Legal news
    15 December 2020
    A new EU Directive signals the start of collective actions on behalf of the EU consumer
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/global/a-new-eu-directive-signals-the-start-of-collective-actions-on-behalf-of-the-eu-consumer

    The EU has just passed a new Directive which aims to harmonise collective redress mechanisms for consumers across all Member States. This is a watershed moment for European class actions. We examine how the Directive ...

  3. Legal news
    26 May 2021
    Innovation in the plant proteins space: regulatory environment and launch strategies for plant-based foods in Europe
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2021/belgium/innovation-in-the-plant-proteins-space

    Plant-based products and vegetable alternatives to dairy and animal protein-based products have been around for a while already. Initially based on tofu, seitan and others, their success and the growing consumer ...

  4. Legal news
    19 November 2019
    CRD IV: EBA launches consultation on draft amended technical standards on passport notification
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2019/global/eba-launches-consultation-on-draft-amended-technical-standards-on-passport-notification

    On 13th November 2019, the European Banking Authority (EBA) published a Consultation Paper on the draft amended Regulatory Technical Standards (RTS) and Implementing Technical Standards (ITS) on passport notification. ...

  5. Legal news
    18 June 2021
    What does the latest Food Act amendment mean for consumers and businesses?
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2021/czech-republic/what-does-the-latest-food-act-amendment-mean-for-consumers-and-businesses

    The Czech Act on Food and Tobacco Products No. 110/1997 Coll. (“Food Act”) has been recently amended and most of the changes became effective as of 12 May 2021. The amendment implements new EU regulations and also ...

  6. Legal news
    30 September 2018
    Talking Shop September 2018
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2018/global/talking-shop-september-2018

    This newsletter focuses on key news and updates for retail and consumer-facing businesses around the world.

  7. Legal news
    31 October 2018
    Talking Shop October 2018
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2018/global/talking-shop-october-2018

    This newsletter focuses on key news and updates for retail and consumer-facing businesses around the world.

  8. Legal news
    23 April 2021
    Electronic article surveillance systems - No risk for employees
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2021/germany/elektronische-artikelsicherungssysteme

    Back in 2013, Directive 2013/35/EU established certain minimum health and safety requirements regarding the exposure of workers to the risks arising from electromagnetic fields.

  9. Legal news
    03 February 2020
    Nutritional and health claims made on foods: compliance can be an asterisk away
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/global/nutritional-and-health-claims-made-on-foods-compliance-can-be-an-asterisk-away

    On 30 January 2020, the Court of Justice of the European Union issued its ruling in case C 524/18, Dr. Willmar Schwabe GmbH & Co. KG (hereafter, "Schwabe") v Queisser Pharma GmbH & Co. KG (hereafter, "Queisser").

  10. Legal news
    15 December 2020
    Outlook: Sustainability and competition law in 2021
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/global/sustainability-and-competition-law-in-202

    Competition law is (sometimes) perceived to be a barrier for cooperation and progress towards a more sustainable economy. This outlook 2021 explores the current available leeway under competition law for sustainability ...