Regulatory Affairs

Sher Consulting & Training is Israel ’s leading regulatory affairs consulting firm, with more than 15 professionals delivering high quality consulting and training for the largest food groups operating in Israel and for the country’s cutting-edge innovative Food-Tech companies.

Our mission is to conduct a broad regulatory risk management process, based on regulatory compliance, to mitigate potential business, media and reputation risks originating from regulations and their interpretation.

In order to provide our customers with the highest level of service, anywhere in the World, we have established a network of connections with professional and reliable regulatory consulting firms across the globe, enabling us to deliver regulatory solutions in a range of destinations, taking into account the intricacy of local regulations.

The need for regulatory consulting in the food industry (and adjunct industries) has been gaining momentum in recent years in view of the increase in consumer awareness, frequent regulatory changes alongside an increase in the volume of class action suits. Changes in legislative requirements require the industry to maintain constant vigilance in anticipation of changing requirements.

Proactive regulatory principles apply to all levels of the organization, from product development to marketing, making reference to the regulatory aspects of mass media, internet, social media, POS advertising and, first and foremost, the direct product label.

Professional services:

  • Regulatory compliance for exporters to Israel – Comprehensive food import processes, including importer authorization, product import permits, compliance with Israeli Standard requirements, ingredient compliance verification, contaminant compliance verification, acting as point of contact with the Israeli MOH.
  • Product labeling – Regulatory translations to Hebrew, label check, regulatory advice.
  • Regulatory assistance to Food-Tech companies (including novel food registration).
  • Assistance with food additive and food supplement regulations – maintaining currency of the list of approved additives, verifying usage permission for additives and supplements, establishing and submitting supplement dossiers including safety dossiers required by the MOH.
  • Expert opinions for legal purposes – Consulting on class action suits including expert opinion.
  • Publication of a regulatory affairs bulletin – latest updates regarding Israeli regulations, draft regulation, relevant food class actions, changes to the approved list of food additives, etc.
  • Training - on various regulatory topics such as labeling, food additives, import process, contaminants and tailored regulatory training for specific food categories.
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