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Categories:
European Law
Consumer Law
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Listen and pass the quiz: Gain 1 CPD point (60 minutes)
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Cost:
  • FREE
Length:
30 minutes of audio
(+ optional 5 minute online quiz)
Plays on Computer:
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Course Aims:

This CPDcast aims to ensure that legal practitioners are familiar with the EU Regulation on Allergen Food Labelling.

Outcomes:
After completing the course you will:
  • Be aware of the background to the EU Food Information for Consumers Regulation;
  • Understand the importance of this particular area of law;
  • Know the changes that have been introduced by the Regulation;
  • Be aware of the mandatory regulations for Food Business Operators;
  • Know which allergens are covered by the Regulation;
  • Understand the nature of the exemptions and/or specific considerations;
  • Be aware of how food products are categorised under the Regulation;
  • Understand the effect of non-compliance with the Regulation.
Level:
Intermediate Difficulty: 3 of 5
Classification:
Introduction
Legal Principles
Legislative Updates
Practical Guide
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In this CPDcast, Matthew Gowen, a Barrister at Birketts, looks at the EU Regulation on Allergen Food Labelling. Matthew focuses on the background to the Regulation, both from a European and UK perspective, and looks at the effect of the Regulation, before concentrating on how food products are categorised and analyses the detail of the key articles of the Regulation.

This course (podcast plus test) is accredited with 1 CPD hour for barristers at the Bar of England and Wales.

This course (podcast plus test) is accredited with 1 CPD point (0.5 for the podcast and 0.5 for completion of the test) for solicitors and legal professionals.

Podcast Length: 35:18

Date Recorded: 15th July 2015

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