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.

Hogan Lovells Publications

Food Safety: Ingredient Preclearance/Intentional Components of Food

DLI/CFSAN in-house introduction to food, dietary supplement and Cosmetic Law and Regulation training course 2018. Presented on “Food Safety: Ingredient Preclearance/Intentional...

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Published Works

State and federal food-labeling reforms impose unappreciated complexities and compliance challenges Legal Backgrounder

Food product labels are under intense scrutiny from consumers, regulators, class action lawyers, and non-governmental organizations (NGOs). Demands for more information, as well as changes...

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Sponsorships and Speaking Engagements

New U.S. food manufacturing, labeling, and inspection requirements – What you need to know to export foods to the U.S.

U.S. partners Maile Hermida and Elizabeth Fawell will be visiting London from Washington, D.C. to discuss the latest U.S. food law developments that affect foreign companies that sell food...

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Hogan Lovells Events

Food Enforcement and Compliance Conference

The Food Enforcement and Compliance Conference brings leading regulators, attorneys, industry representatives, litigators, academics, and consultants together to discuss the increasing...

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Hogan Lovells Events

Introduction to U.S. Food Law and Regulation

Explore the essentials of food law and regulation and gain a comprehensive understanding of the various administrative agencies that impact these industries. Learn about pending...

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Checking in with the FTC’s Bureau of Consumer Protection – Trends, highlights, new developments, and what lies ahead

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Bureau of Consumer Protection is where the action is when it comes to identifying current and future trends related to consumer protection. Bureau actions ...

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