Rachida Semail a Partner in the Brussels, Belgium office, affiliated with the Paris bar (France).
Ms. Semail assists clients with food packaging matters, particularly with the establishment of suitable EU status for articles and materials intended for food contact. Ms. Semail has extensive experience on subject matters not harmonized at the EU level, as is the case in much of the food contact sector, where mutual recognition is of paramount importance. Ms. Semail also has extensive expertise on matters of food law, including in the area of enzymes, flavorings, and food additive clearances, of particular relevance to active packaging. Ms. Semail has also advised clients on product recall and other related issues. She regularly assists clients on clearance, compliance and packaging issues relating to cosmetics, drugs and medical devices.
Prior to joining Keller and Heckman, Ms. Semail worked for a French law firm specializing in EU and French food law. She was an intern with the legal service of the European Commission in Brussels.
May 24, 2016 Main Laws on FCM in the World Seminar
Sep 23, 2015 Keller and Heckman Attorneys and Scientist Speak at International Food Contact Compliance Conference
May 19, 2015 Global Food Contact 2015 Conference
Dec 11, 2013 Rachida Semail to Speak at Food Ingredients - Europe's Packaging Day
Dec 10, 2013 Joan Sylvain Baughan, Rachida Semail and Luigi Rossi to Speak at the Pira Plastics and Paper in Contact with Foodstuffs Conference
Dec 05, 2013 Rachida Semail and Luigi Rossi to Present at MCAS: Materiaux pour Contact Alimentaire et Sante
Nov 28, 2013 Rachida Semail to Speak at LAMY Formation Food Contact Training
Oct 14, 2015 Training sessions in our Keller and Heckman Paris office
Sep 24, 2014 Keller and Heckman Attorneys and Scientist to Speak at the Food Contact Compliance Conference
Jun 03, 2014 Rachida Semail to Speak at ELIPSO's Food Contact Day
Aug 13, 2014 First Report for Denmark Nano Product Register is due August 30th, 2015
Apr 14, 2011 Packaging Law Alert: China Publishes Procedure for Clearing New Food-Contact Substances
Dec 07, 2010 Keller and Heckman Provides Comments on European Commission's Proposed Definition of Nanotechnology
Aug 06, 2010 Nanotechnology Defined
Dec 08, 2009 Newly Adopted EU Cosmetics Regulation Establishes Certain Requirements for Nanomaterials
Jul 26, 2006 The Revised EU General Product Safety Directive ( GPSD ) and the EU Product Liability Directive: Considerations for Global Consumer Product Manufacturers
Feb 05, 2004 Judgments of the European Court of Justice in cases C-24/00 and C-95/01
(Resident, Brussels, Belgium Office)