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Legislation

Lexfood is a platform designed and developed to cover food and wine legislative and regulatory matters in Italy, the European Union, and the rest of the world, with the aim of connecting with and educating industry professionals.

Luca Galizia, an Associate in the Food and Drug practice and resident in the Brussels Office of the international regulatory law firm Keller and Heckman, has extensive knowledge of the EU harmonised regulations and Italian law. He counsels EU and international clients on regulatory and compliance matters in food, with an emphasis on food additives, food supplements, novel foods, and borderline products. In the area of food supplements, Luca also has experience in the Spanish, French, and German markets regarding the maximum amount of vitamins and minerals that can be added, botanicals, claims, etc.

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ACTIVITY

Luca assists clients with:

advertising (including on websites, social media, promotional materials, etc.), labelling and health and nutrition claims, bridging the gap between regulatory issues and marketing strategies;

comprehensive controls and notifications of food supplements;

legal opinions on various issues (novel foods, product composition, functional foods, FSGs, import and export, etc.);

Training courses tailored for clients;

Guidance in developing compliant by-design products;

relations with Italian and European public authorities;

litigation (appeals against sanctions, seizures, etc.) and assistance in crisis management;

Legal aid for importing/exporting food & beverage products;

Trademarks, patents, protected designations of origin and protected geografical indications, trade secrets and copyright protection;

advocacy (representing companies’ legitimate interests before the Italian and EU authorities).

Luca has worked in the area of food law for many years, with great passion, discipline, and a sincere sense of curiosity and enthusiasm.

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Luca Galizia
Associate, Keller and Heckman LLP

[email protected] | +32 (0) 2 645 5093

[email protected] | Mob. +39 349 8821785

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