Addressing the Implications of Sport Sponsorship by Food Businesses

Image sourced from Flickr By Dr. Nikhil Gokani, Lecturer in Law, University of Essex It is estimated that there are 1.9 billion adults and 379 million children living with overweight or obesity globally. This includes about 63% of the UK adult population and a third of children in England aged 2–15 years. Obesity imposes a … Continue reading Addressing the Implications of Sport Sponsorship by Food Businesses

Front-of-Pack Nutrition Labelling: Experts Come Together to Discuss National, Regional and Global Challenges for Regulation

Photo by Penn State on Flickr In this post, Dr Nikhil Gokani (School of Law, University of Essex), an expert on regulating food labelling, writes about a major conference he organised with partner institutions. On September 9 and 10, 2021, the Health and Medical Humanities Hub at the University of Essex, the Law & Non-Communicable … Continue reading Front-of-Pack Nutrition Labelling: Experts Come Together to Discuss National, Regional and Global Challenges for Regulation

European Commission’s Proposals to Revise Labelling Rules for Alcoholic Beverages

Image courtesy pxfuel Dr Nikhil Gokani, Lecturer in Law, University of Essex, writes on the European Commission’s Roadmap on the ‘Proposal for a revision of Regulation (EU) No 1169/2011 on the provision of food information to consumers, for what concerns labelling rules on alcoholic beverages’. This post is based on the response written by Dr … Continue reading European Commission’s Proposals to Revise Labelling Rules for Alcoholic Beverages

Front-of-pack nutrition labelling in the EU: proposals for a mandatory EU-wide label

Dr Nikhil Gokani, Lecturer in Law, University of Essex. The European Commission published its Farm-to-Fork Strategy on 20 May 2020. In this, the Commission declared that to ‘empower consumers to make informed, healthy and sustainable food choices’, the Commission will propose harmonised mandatory front-of-pack nutrition labelling (FoPNL) by the fourth quarter of 2022. As part … Continue reading Front-of-pack nutrition labelling in the EU: proposals for a mandatory EU-wide label

Research Updates on Corporate Governance, Corporate Responsibility and Corporate Regulation

Dr. Onyeka Osuji, Reader in Law, has been busy this year publishing and presenting his research at an international conference. Here are a few updates on his recent activities: Corporate Governance Publications Edited book: F Ngwu, O Osuji, C Ogbechie and D Williamson (eds), Enhancing Board Effectiveness: Institutional, Regulatory and Functional Perspectives for Developing and Emerging … Continue reading Research Updates on Corporate Governance, Corporate Responsibility and Corporate Regulation