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IFST’s Food Law Group column - Your consumers’ rights are soon to change

David Faires MIFST of IFST's Food Law Group describes the upcoming Draft Consumer Rights Directive (CRD)

Online suppliers of foodstuffs must take account of the Draft Consumer Rights Directive (CRD) 2011/83/EU. Food companies are knowledgeable about food law involving composition, labelling and hygiene but possibly less so about the detail of the Distance Selling Regulations 2000 No. 2334. When the CRD is brought in, the 2000 Regulations will be repealed. The new requirements in the draft Bill are rather different in a number of respects:...

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