Covington & Burling LLP

Product Liability: Food Department

UK-wide
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What the team is known for Notable for its product liability work across the food industry as a whole, with particular expertise in relation to health food and supplements. The team is able to advise on cross-border matters for clients facing difficult regulatory, food safety and product recall issues. Other areas of expertise include advertising and labelling. Offers broad coverage to a range of food trade associations, manufacturers, and food and drink retailers.

Work highlights Advised Soupologie on a UK-wide product recall, including interactions with the Food Standard Agency and Trading Standards as well as with its retail customers.

Notable practitioners


Brian Kelly
advises food clients in relation to a broad range of matters, including regulatory issues, product recall and labelling. He offers specialised expertise at the intersection of food products and medicine.
"He is a very prominent practitioner in health-related issues of food law." "He's responsive, very supportive and lovely to work with."