Monitoring of EU food and food ingredients legislation and checking compliance
The new EU rules for food improvement agents (additives, flavourings and enzymes) are in the implementation phase. The food information Regulation has been adopted with new rules for labelling . Food contact materials and their impact on food and health are in focus.
Birkegaard Consult can deliver compliance reports, that give you a clear overview and ensures that the company is up to date with food regulation.
Support in connection with new law initiatives related to foodstuffs and food ingredients
A new piece of legislation could have a high impact on your business, and it is important to understand how your voice can be heard in connection with this. Novel food, nanomaterials, wine, juice, PARNUTS are examples of subjects under discussion.
Birkegaard Consult elaborates answers to hearings and suggest contacts to important decision makers. Birkegaard Consult can also develop public affairs strategies or lobby plans, which ensure that your company makes the right decisions and communicate it the right way and to the right person.
Representation in trade associations
In Europe trade associations are important stakeholders when it comes to presenting the position of the food industry towards the EU institutions and national policy makers.
Birkegaard Consult offers participation in trade association work on behalf of your business in Denmark as well as in the EU or on an international basis.
Communication with policy makers and authorities
Can you explain your food business and its challenges in few, clear words? How do you make sure that policy makers and authorities understand you message?
Birkegaard Consult gives advice and helps getting the key facts communicated in a clear and easily understandable language.
Guidance on labelling, including organic and GMO labelling
The food labelling requirements are complicated: What has to be labelled? When may a product be labeled “organic”? What are the requirements in the case of GMO derived products?
Birkegaard Consult provides the answers in case of final foodstuff as well as in case of ingredients sold business-to-business.