Health claims

France gets with European supplements programme

France gets with European supplements programme

France has not been the fastest uptaker of European Union food supplement laws, but market liberalisation is underway, says French food supplements association (Synadiet) president, Alban Maggiar. If only EFSA would stop being so "Soviet-like"...

Are health claims doomed?

Are health claims doomed?

With concern about the severity of EFSA’s health claim rulings raging, industry is asking if the regime may be stifling innovation and restricting the market. Shane Starling reports.

Finding positives in EFSA's negative HC opinions

Finding positives in EFSA's negative HC opinions

The level of science required to back health claims under Europe’s new regulations is high, and negative opinions are likely, but there is no need to panic, says Indena’s Christian Artaria. Yet.

NattoPharma wins twice with K2

NattoPharma wins twice with K2

It’s been a good week for Norwegian supplier, NattoPharma, which has had its application for the safe addition of vitamin K2 (menaquonine) to various foods and food supplements accepted by the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) and won a Frost &...

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