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Retail, Food, and Hospitality Regulatory Update W/E 3rd November

05 November 2019
Retail, Food, and Hospitality Regulatory Update W/E 3rd November. Socially irresponsible marketing ruled out of order, Scottish Government consults on age restriction for energy drinks.

Important Updates

Socially irresponsible marketing ruled out of order: The Advertising Standards Authority has upheld a complaint about a ‘solution to alcohol flush’ product by Redee Solutions. View > and the Portman Group has issued a retailer notice about ‘Suicyder’ branding and imagery used by the Bearded Brewery. View > View >

Scottish Government consults on age restriction for energy drinks:  The Scottish Government has issued a consultation on the introduction of an age limit of 16 in respect of energy drinks containing more than 150mg / litre of caffeine – comments required by 4th February. View >

Review of route to delivering net zero carbon emissions: HM Treasury have announced the terms of reference for a review as to how the UK can best meet its Zero emissions commitment. View > View >


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