Food, Chemical & Pharmaceutical Law
Interactive Workshop |
24.11.2022 - 25.11.2022 |
Amsterdam |
Language: English

EFFL Autumn College 2022 – The Legal and Regulatory Framework of Alternative Protein

At the time alternative protein start to become more and more mainstream, the application of the regulatory framework to these products is still very much in development. Are you part of this movement, in your position as CEO, CSO or regulatory/legal professional of a start-up or a multinational developing plant or fermentation-based products or cultivated meat or fish, the Autumn College on Alt Prot is a must attend event. You will learn about the applicable EU regulatory framework and about national practices, including the UK, from both representatives of alt prot companies and seasoned legal and regulatory experts in the field. Also, it will be an opportunity to meet your peers across the EU in an industrial Amsterdam area currently transitioning into the trendiest food area of the town.

Starting from 1.500,-  (excl. VAT)

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Target Group:

  • Regulatory affairs managers
  • Food lawyers working at European and national institutions
  • Private legal practitioners
  • Legal counsel and industry representatives
  • Academics
  • CEO, CSO or regulatory/legal professional of a start-up or a multinational developing plant or fermentation-based products or cultivated meat or fish

If you are unable to attend the course you may want to order all the presentations shown during the event. The price is € 199,- (excl. of VAT). If interested, please contact Laura Hoppe.

Programme

Day 1: Thursday, 24 November | Flavouring Alternative Protein

Chair of the Seminar
Karin Verzijden Partner at Axon Lawyers, Amsterdam
14:30

Registration and Welcome Coffee

15:00

Welcoming and Introduction – The Concept of Alternative Protein

Karin Verzijden Partner at Axon Lawyers, Amsterdam
15:45

Session 1: The Perspective of a Fermentation- Based Start-Up

Hermes Sanctorum CEO and Co-Founder at Paleo, Leuven
16:30

Coffee Break

17:00

Session 2: Setting Up an Alternative Protein Company through Cellular Agriculture

Tim van de Rijdt Chief Media Officer at Mosa Meat, Maastricht
17:45

Session 3: Plant-Based Perspective from an International Company

  • Absence for a global regulatory framework for innovation
  • National regulatory “experiments”: Plant-based regulations in Canada and Australia-New Zealand
  • How old rules aren’t flexible enough to adapt to innovative products: the PDCAAS method and protein labelling in the US
  • Regulatory roadblocks for innovation in the European Union (e.g. transparency rules, enforcement and interpretation of EU rules by Member States)
  • Food risk assessment paradigm and absence of evaluation of the benefits for the consumer
Francesco Planchenstainer Director and Regulatory Affairs at Impossible Foods, New Jersey
18:30

Networking Event: Wine Tasting with Food Pairing

Day 2: Friday, 25 November | Deep Dive in Legal and Regulatory Framework of Alternative Protein

Chair of the Seminar
Karin Verzijden Partner at Axon Lawyers, Amsterdam
09:00

Session 4: Product Qualification

  • Distinction between Novel Foods / Regular foods / Additives / GMO’s etc
  • Application Process including transparency requirements
Karin Verzijden Partner at Axon Lawyers, Amsterdam
10:30

Coffee Break

11:00

Session 5: Product Information

  • Tofutown restrictions for alternative dairy / Amendment # 171 to CMO Regulation
  • Current regulatory framework for consumer information on alternative protein
  • Conventional nutrition and health claims for alternative protein
  • Sustainability claims for alternative protein
Tobias Teufer Partner, KROHN Rechtsanwälte Partnerschaftsgesellschaft mbH, Hamburg
12:30

Lunch Break

14:00

Session 6: Enforcement

  • Distinction between safety issues and product communication
  • Role of RASFF system at EU and national level
  • National Practices
Brian Kelly Partner, Covington & Burling LLP, London

Each of Sessions 4 – 6 will include, where relevant, national case law from EU Member State and UK Courts and self-regulatory bodies, as well as recent ECJ decisions

15:30

Coffee Break

Session 7: Case Study on Investor Pitch for Alternative Protein

Put Theory into Practice: Participants split into 3 groups coached by the 3 lawyers and prepare an investor pitch.

17:00

Award Ceremony for the Best Pitch

17:15

End of EFFL Autumn College and Distribution of Certificates

Speakers

Karin Verzijden
Partner at Axon Lawyers, Amsterdam

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Hermes Sanctorum
CEO and Co-Founder at Paleo, Leuven

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Tim van de Rijdt
Chief Media Officer at Mosa Meat, Maastricht

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Francesco Planchenstainer
Director and Regulatory Affairs at Impossible Foods, New Jersey

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Tobias Teufer
Partner, KROHN Rechtsanwälte Partnerschaftsgesellschaft mbH, Hamburg

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Brian Kelly
Partner, Covington & Burling LLP, London

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Venue

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Interactive Workshop | 24.11.2022 - 25.11.2022 | Amsterdam | Language: English

Participation fees for participation in Amsterdam:
Reduced fee for public authorities and full-time academics: € 1.500,- (excl. VAT)
Regular fee: € 1.875,- (excl. VAT)

Discount for European Food and Feed Law Review (EFFL) subscribers: € 100,-

VAT will be added if applicable.

Seating limit
The number of participants in Amsterdam is limited.

Please contact events@lexxion.eu if you have technical problems with the booking. 

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