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Technical and Legal Support

Have a question about legislation concerning a particular ingredient or additive? Need advice on the approval of a food label in a specific country or language? Our global network of recognized consultants can provide invaluable advice on a spectrum of technical issues, regulatory questions, legal matters and more.

Here are just a few examples of how we can support you:

Ingredients and Additives

Our consultants bring specialized knowledge in issues concerning the functionality, suitability and supply of ingredients and additives. We also offer the ability to design and conduct tests to verify the quality or effectiveness of your raw materials.

Studies and Bibliographic Compilations

Being able to access the latest scientific information available on a particular issue or aspect of a food can make a critical difference to your business. Our team of specialists is on hand to provide research or prepare technical reports based on current scientific knowledge and literature.

Expert Reports

An independent report by one of Mérieux NutriSciences’ experts can be a valuable tool in the case of a dispute with suppliers, customers or third parties.
Our Expert Reports are well-documented, based on an established study design, inspections and tests of product samples along with analyses of results. Clear and concise, our reports provide a summary of all actions carried out and a fact-based conclusion of cause.

Data Sheets and Specifications

Specifications of raw materials are a fundamental part of the contract established between a buyer and a seller. Our consultants can provide expert support in developing technical specifications of raw materials or finished products.

Food Legal Consulting

It can be challenging to stay up to date on the constantly evolving requirements in today’s global food industry. We offer a reliable service that can provide you with current information essential to your company’s compliance and accreditations within the global or regional sphere. Depending on your requirements, you can choose to receive regular updates either electronically or by hard copy on a range of subjects, including:

Current food legislation

  • Upcoming & new food laws and standards
  • Changes to food legislation
  • Standards for ISO 9001, ISO 22000, IFS, BRC and more
  • Environment and health safety of food industry employees