A cognitive health innovation panel hosted at the Positive Nutrition summit last week (March 30th), discussed key consumer demands in a crowded market, legislation challenges, and the future potential for the space.
UK start-up, Liquid Lipo International, will challenge a recent Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) ruling relating to “misleading” and “unsubstantiated” claims for its flagship fat-reducing product, Liquid Lipo Fat Dissolved Gel.
Food and beverage manufacturers in the Middle East have been urged to stop toeing the line in terms of making any off-pack claims for their products, given increasing awareness and warnings raised by governments in the region.
The disparity between what health claims consumers want to read and what brands are allowed to say on pack is a huge challenge for functional food brands on the European market so it's important to choose ingredients and wording carefully to gain...
EFSA has published the list of functional health claims it has received from the Commission to be assessed under article 13 of the new health claims regulation; while the publication has been cautiously welcomed by industry, doubts remain about meeting...
The European Food Safety Authority has kicked off the eagerly awaited health claim assessment process with a slew of claim rejections signalling a hard line methodology that may see thousands of claims submissions binned.
The European Nutrition and Health Claims Regulation came into force
yesterday, meaning food companies will only be able to make claims
about their nutritional or health benefits approved by the European
Food Safety Authority.
The European Commission has issued a statement relating to its
proposed Regulation on health and nutrition claims announced on 16
July 2003 in a bid to clear up complaints based on 'myths and