Efsa Health Claim

NDA panelist: Restoring the immune sytem could yield claims

EFSA gut/immune health meeting

NDA panelist offers restored immune system claims hope

By Shane Starling

Restoring a suppressed immune system to full-function could win a health claim, EFSA health claim panelist, Henk van Loveren said at last week’s gut/immune health meeting in Amsterdam.


Dispatches from HIE 2010

EFSA CLA rejection stalls business development

By Shane Starling

Lipid Nutrition global group manager in marketing, John Kurstjens, is “a little bit disappointed” about the recent EFSA health claim opinion on CLA which included a range of claim dismissals but remained strangely silent about the claim that matters most...

Devil not so bad in EFSA health claim details

Devil not so bad in EFSA health claim details

By Shane Starling

At first glance yesterday’s publication of the first batch of 94 article 13.1 health claim opinions, is a worst-case scenario for industry, with claims for the likes of omega-3s, beta-glucan, folate, probiotics and taurine all drawing negative opinions...


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