EU Food Business Operators Still Have A Lot To Chew Over

Law360, New York (March 7, 2013, 12:43 PM EST) -- New guidelines of the European Commission on the use of food-related health claims published on Jan. 25, 2013, offer some welcome clarifications but do not resolve the existing ambiguities and potential for inconsistent enforcement by the European Union member states of the EU’s far-reaching rules on the use of such claims.

Background to Guidelines and the EU’s Health Claim Requirements

The new guidelines (2013/63/EU) relate to an important provision of the EU health claims regulation (1924/2006), which reshaped the EU regulatory and business environment for the...
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