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WEBINAR: Selling Food into the European Union: What you Need to Know as a US Company


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AGENDA:
EU Food Law - system of European and national law
• What are European Directives, Regulations, Decisions?
• Implementation in EU Member States
• Food Law: Most relevant legislative acts

Requirements to be met for placing food onto the European market
• Labeling
• Hygiene and transport
• Composition and ingredients incl. additives, flavours etc.
• Specific food categories: Wholefood, novel food, healthy, fresh, natural labeling etc
• Who is responsible?

Consequences of non-compliance
• Sales ban
• Measures ordered by market surveillance authorities
• Fines

Rapid Alert System (RASSF)
• When is a recall necessary?
• Notification obligation?

Agreements and contracts – Impact of European Food law
• Contract law in Europe (differences between harmonized and non-harmonized issues, interaction of European and national law)
• Sales Agreements
• Distribution/Purchase Agreements – possible measures to ensure product compliance
• Licenses
• Private Label Agreements

Other legal aspects of placing food onto the European market
• Trade mark and competition law
• Customs law
• Product liability

The logistical aspects of selling food into Europe
• From point A to point Z: a step by step transatlantic journey products from the United States to Europe
>>Processes: what you need to know to efficiently and effectively sell food into Europe
>>Freight
>>Transport
>>Handling and Storage
>>Documentation
• Types of Storage: Advantages and Disadvantages:
>>Bonded Warehouse
>>VAT Warehouse
>>Direct delivery

SPEAKERS:
• Katie Vickery, Partner,Osborne Clarke
• Ben Van Wolput, Manager, FoodCare Plus
• Michael SAS, President, Across Foods

TIME:
12:00 - 1:00 PM - Webinar Program
1:00 - 1:30 PM - Q & A

REGISTRATION FEES:
EACCNY Member: $50
EACCNY Non-member: $50

LOCATION:
Online

Registration coming soon 

This Program is partnership with the United States Department of Commerce Trade and Commercial Services

2017-11-09 12:00:00 2017-11-09 13:30:00 America/New_York WEBINAR: Selling Food into the European Union: What you Need to Know as a US Company European Union Delegation in the US: WEBINAR: Selling Food into the European Union: What you Need to Know as a US Company Goethe-Institut Washington, 1990 K Street NW, Suite 03, Washington, DC European Union Delegation in the US delegation-usa-info@eeas.europa.eu
November 9, 2017

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM


Tags: Food law