Labelling

Here's what you need to know about labelling when substituting ingredients / Pic: GettyImages-WeAre

Guest article

Ukraine war, food reformulation and labelling: What is your legal status?

By Katia Merten-Lentz, Partner and Founder Food Law Science & Partners

As the Ukraine invasion disrupts supply of key commodities in Europe, legal expert Katia Merten-Lentz looks at the option of substituting ingredients and asks what this means for labelling and the legal status of your products.

A California district court judge has denied the approval of a class-action settlement involving a Bimbo Bakeries USA labelling case. Pic: GettyImages/serggn

Court denies Bimbo settlement in alleged mislabelling case

By Gill Hyslop

A district court in California has repudiated a proposed class action settlement by Bimbo Bakeries USA (BBU) to two California residents who alleged the bakery giant had misbranded several of its baked goods.