DEPARTMENTS FOOD AND BEVERAGE

We advise Italian and foreign companies and multinational groups in the food and beverage sector, in the distribution of perishable goods sector, and Italian and European food producers’ associations and institutions.

Our specialist services cover all judicial matters related to civil, administrative and criminal aspects of the food sector, providing counsel in court and assisting management in the ordinary and extraordinary running of their businesses.

We have specific expertise in the following areas of the industry:

  • Regulations governing the production and ingredients of foodstuffs and hygiene
  • Market law and unfair competition concerning foodstuffs (before the courts and AGCM – the Italian Competition Authority)
  • Compliance of food production and retail premises with regulation (EC) no. 178/2002
  • Labelling, branding and distinguishing marks of quality, and related commercial disputes
  • Food advertising (commercials, story-boards and relationships with advertising agencies)
  • Damages claims relating to harmful or unsuitable foods
  • Food crime lawsuits involving harm to health and commercial food fraud
  • Novel foods and genetically modified organisms
  • Allergens and product contamination
  • Workplace safety and protection of the environment
  • Protection of industrial and intellectual property in the food industry
  • Internal (audit) and external (due diligence) evaluation of food quality and safety.

We advise Italian and foreign companies and multinational groups in the food and beverage sector, in the distribution of perishable goods sector, and Italian and European food producers’ associations and institutions.

Our specialist services cover all judicial matters related to civil, administrative and criminal aspects of the food sector, providing counsel in court and assisting management in the ordinary and extraordinary running of their businesses.

We have specific expertise in the following areas of the industry:

  • Regulations governing the production and ingredients of foodstuffs and hygiene
  • Market law and unfair competition concerning foodstuffs (before the courts and AGCM – the Italian Competition Authority)
  • Compliance of food production and retail premises with regulation (EC) no. 178/2002
  • Labelling, branding and distinguishing marks of quality, and related commercial disputes
  • Food advertising (commercials, story-boards and relationships with advertising agencies)
  • Damages claims relating to harmful or unsuitable foods
  • Food crime lawsuits involving harm to health and commercial food fraud
  • Novel foods and genetically modified organisms
  • Allergens and product contamination
  • Workplace safety and protection of the environment
  • Protection of industrial and intellectual property in the food industry
  • Internal (audit) and external (due diligence) evaluation of food quality and safety.

LAWYERS

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NEWS AND EVENTS

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24 Jul 18: Commento di Francesco Bruno sulla proposta dell’OMS e dell’ONU di prevedere etichette speciali sui cibi

Commento di Francesco Bruno sulla proposta dell’OMS e dell’ONU di prevedere etichette speciali sui cibi Milano, 24 luglio 2018 – Commento di Francesco Bruno, sul Quotidiano Nazionale, sulla proposta dell’OMS e dell’ONU di prevedere etichette speciali sui cibi, come il Prosciutto di Parma e il Parmiggiano Reggiano, per limitare il consumo di sale e grassi: http://qneconomia.quotidiano.net/i-nodi-internazionali/ _________ DISCLAIMER Il presente comunicato è divulgato a scopo conoscitivo per promuovere il valore dell’informazione giuridica. Non costituisce un parere e non può essere utilizzato come sostitutivo di una consulenza, né per sopperire all’assenza di assistenza legale specifica.

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12 Jun 18: Pavia e Ansaldo for “Focus on Africa: food safety, environmental protection and sustainable development”

Pavia e Ansaldo for “Focus on Africa: food safety, environmental protection and sustainable development” New opportunities for institutions and Italian companies at the business forum organized with Confindustria Assafrica & Mediterraneo and the Università Campus Bio-Medico di Roma Rome, 12 June 2018 – Law Firm Pavia e Ansaldo, in cooperation with Confindustria Assafrica & Mediterraneo and with the Campus Bio-Medico di Roma, organized the forum “Focus on Africa. Food safety, environmental protection and sustainable development: new opportunities for institutions and Italian companies”, taking place today, Thursday June 12th, at the Associazione Civita, Palazzo Generali, Piazza Venezia 11, Rome. It is…

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8 Jun 18: Corso AIGA di Alta Formazione in Legislazione Alimentare

Corso AIGA di Alta Formazione in Legislazione Alimentare Francesco Salvi e Lorenzo Minotti saranno relatori al Corso di Alta Formazione in Legislazione Alimentare organizzato da AIGA (Associazione Italiana Giovani Avvocati) con i seguenti interventi: 8 giugno 2018 – Diritto Penale alimentare. Prevenzione, precauzione e repressione in Italia e in Europa (Francesco Salvi) 29 giugno 2018 – La tutela multilivello del diritto alimentare (Lorenzo Minotti) Per maggiori informazioni: http://www.ordineavvocatitrani.it/pubblica/articolo.php?articolo=7077

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23 Jan 18: Presentazione del nuovo libro di Francesco Bruno “Il diritto alimentare nel contesto globale: USA e UE a confronto”

PRESENTAZIONE DEL NUOVO LIBRO DI FRANCESCO BRUNO “IL DIRITTO ALIMENTARE NEL CONTESTO GLOBALE: USA E UE A CONFRONTO” Martedì 23 gennaio, ore 12.00, si è svolta a Roma, presso la sala stampa del Senato, la presentazione del nuovo libro di Francesco Bruno “Il diritto alimentare nel contesto globale: USA e UE a confronto”. Sono intervenuti: Prof. Luigi Costato, Università di Ferrara Prof. Francesco Adornato, Università di Macerata Prof. Ferdinando Albisinni, Università della Tuscia Prof.ssa Laura De Gara, Università Campus Bio-Medico di Roma Dott. Cosimo Ferri, Sottosegretario alla Giustizia Prof. Emanuele Marconi, Università del Molise e Università Campus Bio-Medico di Roma. Ha introdotto…

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23 Jan 18: Francesco Bruno presented his book “Food law in the global context: a comparison between the USA and the EU” at Palazzo Madama

Francesco Bruno presented his book “Food law in the global context: a comparison between the USA and the EU” at Palazzo Madama Rome, 23 January 2018 – In the prestigious setting of the press room of the Senate, Prof. Francesco Bruno, partner and co-head of the Environment Department of the law firm Pavia e Ansaldo, has presented the book “Food law in a global context: a comparison between the USA and the EU”. The work fills an important gap in the Italian legal landscape by reviewing the history of the evolution of US food law in detail and which, ideally, induces other…