By Katia Merten-Lentz, partner at international law firm Keller and Heckman
New novel food regulations came into force in the European Union this January. Thanks to this new legislation, food business operators are now equipped with tools facilitating innovation, Keller and Heckman partner Katia Merten-Lentz suggests.
German legislators have detailed plans to develop an animal welfare label and promote organic agriculture as part of a deal that could enable the Christian Democratic Union (CDU) to head up a coalition government under Angela Merkel.
A study of more than 34,000 people has found that diets high in vegetables are better for the planet than animal-based ones but also flagged that organic production systems have “significant” environmental benefits for plant-based diets.