The EU’s central science agency has clarified health claim procedures after a furore over a CLA weight management submission BASF and Stepan Lipid Nutrition unsuccessfully attempted to withdraw from the system earlier this year.
"The consequence of this is a fundamental blow to the belief in health claims as a magic bullet."
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