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No-deal Brexit: New guidance on producing and labelling food products

In the final batch of technical notices, the UK Government has provided guidance on what impact traders can expect on food labelling and packaging in the event that the UK exits the EU without a Withdrawal Agreement on 29 March 2019. Producing and labelling food Currently, EU rules, such as EU Regulation 1169/2011 or “FIC”,

No EU Regulation for “Made In” Labelling in Sight – Commission Set to Withdraw Proposal

EU Trade Commissioner Karel de Gucht has announced the EU Commission’s withdrawal of a proposal on the marking of origin requirements for certain products imported from third countries.  The Commissioner’s February 17 announcement provided two reasons for the withdrawal. First, the Commission believes that the proposal is inconsistent with the EU’s WTO obligations following the Appellate Body’s decision in