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Andreas Natterer Appointed President of the European Food Law Association

Andreas Natterer Appointed President of the European Food Law Association


Schoenherr has announced that Partner Andreas Natterer has been elected President of the European Food Law Association.

Headquartered in Brussels, the EFLA is an international non-governmental organization that aims to study, promote, and develop food law.

Schoenherr describes Andreas Natterer as "one of Austria's leading experts in food law" and reports that "for more than 20 years, Natterer has developed his expertise in food law, leading him to advise companies across Austria and Central and Eastern Europe in matters related to food labeling, food safety, health and nutrition claims, and consumer protection law."

In addition to the EFLA, Natterer is also a member of the Austrian Codex Alimentarius Sub-Committee on food supplements, and of the legal committee of the Bund fur Lebensmittelkunde und Lebensmittelrecht in Berlin. He is a lecturer on food law at the University of Natural Resources and Applied Life Sciences in Vienna and at the University of Applied Science, FH Campus Vienna. He holds a doctoral degree in law from the University of Vienna. 

Commenting on his appointment, Natterer said, "I am honored to lead this outstanding organization, which seeks to harmonize food law across the European Union and ensure that both consumers and businesses stand to gain from a more cohesive legal environment." Natterer previously held the positions of both Council Member and Vice President of the organization for a cumulative 10-year period.