Katia Merten-Lentz was interviewed in the 20 January 2019 Liberation article “La fraude dans l’agroalimentaire est plus discrète qu’un cartel de drogue”. In the article, Katia discusses the issue of food fraud in the EU, from the products which are most at risk to the actions being taken by the European Commission to hold the
Novel Food Regulation
Streamlined Regulation Paves Way for Wave of Exotic Foods in Europe
This article was originally published in Food Navigator.
Could new novel food rules open up the European market to a wave of exotic foods and ingredients? Katia Merten-Lentz, partner at international law firm Keller and Heckman, believes a streamlined process offers potential to increase innovation around ‘traditional’ food.
Unlike its predecessor, under which all…
How the Revised Novel Food Regulation Serves Innovation
This article was originally published in EU Food Law.
Since the 1st January 2018, the new Regulation (EU) No 2015/2283 on novel foods has applied within the EU, replacing previous outdated rules issued from Regulation (EC) No 258/97, which framed these specific foods for nearly twenty years. The new Regulation significantly differs from its…