Kernel Spring 2019

United Kingdom
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Welcome to the latest edition of Kernel, our Scotland food and drink bulletin. In Kernel, we examine current legal issues affecting the Scottish food and drink industry and provide bite-size articles on key developments.


In this issue, we consider the following:


  • #undertheinfluence: Transparency and social media influencer marketing
  • Say what? Reform to the Scots law of defamation
  • Consultation on food labelling: changing food allergen information laws
  • Employee Ownership: a slice of the pie
  • Mass equal pay claims – are you next?
  • Talking plastics, packaging and waste: significant UK proposals announced


If you would like to discuss any of the issues in this edition of Kernel or wish to provide any feedback, please contact Alison McCartney at