Update on health claims

An update regarding the European Commission’s Working Group meeting on health claims, 18 March 2013, was issued to interested parties on 20 March 2013.


The Commission working group meeting covered various agenda items including:

  • generic descriptors: Exchange of views on a draft Commission Regulation setting the rules for applications for authorisations of generic descriptors
  • individual health claim applications submitted under Article 13(5) or Article 14 of the NHCR before 14/12/2012 and which are still under assessment by EFSA or under consideration by the Commission

Letters that have previously been circulated to interested parties in the area of Nutrition and Health Claims legislation are available at the following links: