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Elisa Giusto counsels clients on regulatory and compliance matters in food and drug law, with an emphasis on food-contact materials, food additives, packaging for drugs, medical devices and cosmetics. She assists companies in establishing a suitable status for food packaging articles and materials in the European Union (EU), Member States, and other European countries. She also advises clients with respect to the principle of mutual recognition.

Prior to joining Keller and Heckman, Elisa worked for an Italian law firm, where she assisted Italian and multinational food companies on issues related to the commercialization of food products. Notably, she advised clients on labeling and advertising issues, withdrawals and recalls, and food safety matters more generally.

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On February 21, 2023, the European Commission opened a public consultation[1] seeking feedback on the performance of the current legislative framework for tobacco products, and ways that the legislation could be improved. All interested stakeholders can submit comments until May 16, 2023.

I. Background

In May 2008, the European Commission issued a report[2]