Update on nutrition and health claims published

An update regarding the European Commission’s Working Group meeting on nutrition and health claims.


Working group meeting on nutrition and health claims

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This was issued to interested parties on 16 November 2012. The commission working group meeting covered agenda items including:

  • discussion of draft list of some Article 13.1 health claims proposed for authorisation.
  • generic descriptors that could be construed as health claims
  • discussion of draft commission guidance on the specific conditions for health claims in Article 10 of Regulation 1924/2006
  • discussion of a draft commission regulation amending Regulation 608/2004 on the labelling of foods and food ingredients with added phytosterols, phytosterol esters, phytostanols and phytostanol esters

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

Published 19 December 2012