The crème de la crème when it comes to EU regulations in the fields of food & beverages and life sciences. From plant protection products to geographical indications (GI) for wine and data protection for medicines, this team of EU regulatory and IP specialists makes sure your product is protected and compliant.
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Being located in Brussels has its advantages. For one, ALTIUS is ‘down the street’ from the EU headquarters, which makes working with EU regulators straightforward. Add in the fact that the EU regulatory team has multi-lingual experts on everything from plant protection products, medical devices and GI regulations to ICT rules, these specialists make sure your company is aligned to the latest regulations and that your products are looked after.
Focusing on EU law as a standalone practice, our exceptional specialists work in a variety of areas including agriculture, food, consumer protection, data protection, intellectual property, labelling & packaging, and life sciences.
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At ALTIUS, we look at your business from two different angles: legal
practice and industry sector. Our teams of specialised lawyers are
additionally grouped into dedicated, cross-specialty, industry-focused
teams. Whether you are looking for a dedicated legal specialist or a
team of industry insiders, at ALTIUS, we got your legal issue covered.
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At ALTIUS, we believe business is always personal. That’s why we’re so much more than just great lawyers; we are team players and relationship builders. Combining legal excellence with passion, optimism, and good judgement, we bring a fresh perspective and genuine commitment. Whatever your legal challenges, we think in new ways and find innovative solutions.
Our latest regulatory news
EU harmonizes THC limits in hemp seed (food) as from 1 January 2023
Hemp seeds have been eaten in the EU for a long time. The seeds may contain trace amounts of tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) because this cannabinoid is a natural constituent of the cannabis plant from which the seeds originate. The EU regulator has decided to harmonize the maximum levels for THC in hemp seeds throughout the Union within the food contaminants framework.Read more
Invisible life to the rescue: European Commission facilitates approval of micro-organisms in plant protection products from 21 November 2022
Micro-organisms or microbes (e.g. bacteria, fungi or protozoa) are invisible to us but play a significant ecological role as they help to break down organic matter and produce oxygen. Some of them protect crops from pests and diseases, making them a suitable alternative to chemical-based plant protection. Given its ambition […]Read more
“100g of mealworm please!” – First insect approved under the Novel Foods Regulation
On 3 May 2021, the EU Member states approved “dried yellow mealworms” as a novel food under EU Regulation 2015/2283. According to the applicant, mealworms can be used in a broad range of food products, such as bread, cookies, or pasta.Read more