Enforcing the Novel Food regime - Part 1: Overview and Rationale – by Jonathan Underhill

In the first of a short series of bite size articles, Jonathan Underhill takes a deeper look into the enforcement of the Novel Food regime and seeks to identify and breakdown the powers made available to those agencies, who are tasked with securing compliance.

In this article Jonathan gives an introductory overview of

·   The imported Section 9 FSA 1990 regime

·   Civil sanctions under Section 5

·   Criminal sanctions under Section 4

·   The Brexit transition and its expected effects.

Click here to read Jonathan's analysis.

Jonathan Underhill is a Criminal and Public and Regulatory barrister. He can be contacted by emailing him on jonathan.underhill@3pb.co.uk or his clerk Chris Mitchell on chris.mitchell@3pb.co.uk or by calling him on 0330 332 2633.