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Regulations on establishing a list of permitted health claims made on foods

This news article was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

This letter from Dr Vivien Lund was circulated to interested parties on 25 May.

This letter informs interested parties about the publication of Commission Regulation (EU) No 432/2012 establishing the list of general function health claims in the Official Journal of the European Union. The Regulation enters into force on the 20th day following publication and includes a transition period of six months; it therefore applies from 14 December 2012.

Read letters previously been circulated to interested parties in the area of Nutrition and Health Claims legislation