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Kategorie: Food Law

06. 02. 2023

New obligations for notification of discounts under the amendment to the Consumer Protection Act

On 6 January 2023 Act No. 374/2022 Coll., amending Act No. 634/1992 Coll., on Consumer Protection, as amended, and Act No. 89/2012 Coll., the Civil Code, as amended, entered into force. In particular, this Act transposes two EU Directives, namely Directive 2019/770 of the European Parliament and the Council and Directive 2019/2161 of the European …

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16. 01. 2023

Sometimes illegal labelling of alternative products of plant origin

The Ministry of Agriculture of the Czech Republic (hereinafter referred to as “MZe”) and the State Agricultural and Food Inspection Authority (hereinafter referred to as “SZPI”) draw attention to the need to comply with the requirements of legal regulations in the field of food labelling in connection with unwanted labelling of plant products with names …

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25. 08. 2022

Advertising of alcoholic beverages and its legal regulation

The advertising of alcoholic beverages, like other commodities that are addictive in nature, has its legal limits set by both national and European Union (EU) legislation. Introduction In recent years, there has been a trend towards stricter rules in this area, in an effort to reduce alcohol consumption in general and to protect minors from …

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22. 07. 2022

Weight-loss programmes and diets: assessing medical, health and nutrition claims

One of the currently discussed topics in the area of food law, which has recently been dealt with by the State Agricultural and Food Inspection Authority (hereinafter referred to as the “SFA“), is the issue of medical, health and nutrition claims in food labelling in the context of weight loss programmes and reduction diets, which …

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