In October 2020, the review 'How we make things at home: artisanal categories in food law' was published, by The Food Lawyers' Network. The Network is a unique international association of lawyers in the food industry. This book details recent amendment and changes, as well as the legal risks involved in using the natural, traditional and pure origin of food products as an instrument for PR and consumer engagement. Lawyers from 26 countries took part in the review preparation, and ALRUD experts presented the chapter on Russia.
Maxim Alekseev, Senior Partner and Head of Food Industry at ALRUD, and Timur Akhundov, Senior Associate at ALRUD, reviewed and detailed the significant features of Russian food industry legislation and key aspects of its legal regulation and recent changes in the approaches to food claims. In addition, ALRUD specialists analysed the attitude of Russian legislation to each food claim that can be used by producers, importers and retailers of food products in labeling.
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