Law on Food and Animal Feed

Strong regulation in the law on food and animal feed

The law on food and animal feed is an especially dynamic field of the law which has frequently had changes in recent years. Among other factors, the influence of European law has greatly increased in this field. Food and animal feed companies find themselves increasingly confronted with legal challenges which require support from specialists.

GvW has had a tradition for decades in the law on food and animal feed. Our attorneys are not only highly specialized in the subject matter, they also know the practical aspects of the industry. Thanks to their many years of work in the field, they have many contacts to associations and public authorities. We also have particular expertise in the area of crisis management. This goes from preventing a crisis through round-the-clock advice in the case of acute situations to the subsequent handling of claims for damages.

The main areas in our practice:

  • Advice in a crisis and crisis management (in the relationship with customers, public authorities and the media)
  • Representation in proceedings before public authorities and the courts
  • Advice in connection with labeling issues
  • Compliance advice
  • Preparation of legal memoranda
  • Involvement in legislative proceedings
  • Conducting in-house training sessions