What are health claims and how are they assessed?

Food manufacturers make all sorts of claims about their products on labels and in packaging – such as Brand X boosts your immune system or Brand Y reduces your body weight. But unless such claims can be scientifically substantiated they cannot be used. A nutrition expert at EFSA, explains how health claims are assessed.

For more information: http://www.efsa.europa.eu/en/topics/topic/nutrition.htm


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