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‘Know your PPT from your PPC’ – a round-up of the UK’s Plastic Packaging Tax
As of 1 April 2022, manufacturers or importers of plastic packaging products into the UK may be liable under Part 2 of the Finance Act 2021 to pay a tax on products that contain less than 30% recycled plastic, known as Plastic Packaging Tax (PPT).
Food labelling: recent key changes and initiatives in a bid to place the UK at the forefront of a fast changing area
The past few months have seen significant changes in the regulation of food labelling. Further change seems imminent also given the UK Government’s apparent continued appetite to update legislation relating to allergenic ingredients.
Europe’s cannabis products regulatory regime: evergreen or erratic? Part 1: Food products
For some time, the regulatory framework applicable to cannabis products in Europe has been widely recognised as being particularly complex. As a result of this, companies frequently struggle with successfully navigating the regulatory regimes applicable in each country in which they sell. This looks set to continue as new UK requirements come into force on 1 April 2021.