3D food printing and its legal framework – Presented by Karin Verzijden, AXON Lawyers

Karin Verzijden

3D food printing and its legal framework – Presented by Karin Verzijden, AXON lawyers at the 3D Food Printing Conference, which takes place on June 28, 2017, at Villa Flora, Venlo, The Netherlands.

  • current and potential applications of 3D food printing
  • Legal positions and liabilities of various parties involved: manufacturer food printer, software supplier, supplier of raw materials, supplier of recipes and “prosumer”
  • Printed food = Novel Food? Implications of regulatory status
  • Requirements for marketing printed food (labeling / claims)

About Karin Verzijden
Karin is a food and pharma lawyer, assisting food business operators, biotech & pharma companies in bringing innovative products to the market. She has a particular interest in high tech foods and advises how to fit these into the regulatory framework. Karin reports current food law developments at foodhealthlegal.com.

About AXON Lawyers
AXON Lawyers is a boutique law firm fully focused on legal and regulatory aspects of the life sciences sector, including medicinal products, medical devices and food products.

About 3D Food Printing Conference

What, When, Where: The 3D Food Printing Conference, Jun 28, 2017, Villa Flora, Brightlands Campus Greenport Venlo, The Netherlands.

The 3D Food Printing Conference is part of the first global Innovative Food-Agri Event – a two-day event (Jun 28-29, 2017) that includes 4 dedicated conferences and an exhibition:

Scope: As with all 3D printing applications and aspects, 3D Food Printing is a huge hype. The 3D printing technology will be fundamental to the way people interact with food in the future. Supermarkets are already testing to 3D print customized cakes, restaurants are offering printed desserts. Some even claim that there will be a 3D food printer in every home in just two years. However, much research is required to change the hype into reality. Which industries will be influenced by the technology? Which food components can be printed in the near future? And which aspects should be taken into account to ensure safety and maintainability of 3D printed food? The 3D Food Printing Conference will answer this kind of questions.

Focus topics:

  • Technologies for 3D Food Printing
  • Ingredients for 3D Food Printing
  • Patent issues
  • Legal / Regulatory issues
  • Investment opportunities
  • Research

Target: Suppliers to the food industry | agricultural industry | hardware and software suppliers | food research institutions | health care professionals | hospitality and catering professionals | trendwatchers | foodpreneurs | certification and food safety institutions.

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