Food and Retail Update 19 October 2014

ASA active on hotel pricing, nutrition and health claims and medicines

Following up single complaints the ASA has tackled two major hotel groups over pricing practices, criticised ASDA and Nestle in respect of a nutrition comparison between toddler milk and cows’ milk and upheld a complaint for a Boots hay fever line on the basis that a claim made went beyond that included in the product licence.

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Hilary Ross

Executive Partner (London) - Head of Retail, Food & Hospitality

Recognised by The Lawyer as one of the UK’s Top 100 lawyers, I advise clients on compliance and challenges across the EU in relation to products, systems and safety.