The proposed rule would update the definition for the implied nutrient content claim ‘healthy’ to better account for how all the nutrients in various food groups contribute and may work synergistically to create healthy dietary patterns and improve health. Under the proposed definition for the updated “healthy” claim, which is based on current nutrition science, more foods that are part of a healthy dietary pattern and recommended by the Dietary Guidelines would be eligible to use the claim on their labeling, including nuts and seeds, higher fat fish (such as salmon), certain oils and water.
You may see a claim followed by an asterisk on a herbal food supplement marketed in the Netherlands. These food supplements are composed of one or more plant(s) or plant extract(s) claiming effects on health. In accordance with European regulations on nutritional and health claims, only scientifically substantiated claims are permitted.
The EU regulation No 1924/2006 concerning the nutrition and health claims for food requires a scientific substantiation of the highest quality standard
Specialised Nutrition Europe (SNE) welcomes the Commission Regulation 2021/686 concerning the authorisation of a health claim on carbohydrate solutions contributing to the
The nutrition and health claims regulation adopted in 2006 aims to protect consumers while ensuring an efficient functioning of the internal market.
On May 20, 2020, the European Commission completed the evaluation of the regulation on nutrition and health claims, announced in its Better
There is no specific regulation on food algae at European level, it is linked to the so-called “Novel Food” legislation. The latter
EFSA reassessed the safety of phosphates, the experts concluded that estimates of total dietary phosphate intake could exceed the level of safety
In early May 2019, the Italian government criticized the future report of the WHO aimed at providing guidelines for framing nutritional labeling
The French government yesterday published its order suspending the placing on the french market of foods containing titanium dioxide (TiO2). This decree