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2009-11-02 | Calcium and vitamin D for bone growth kids!

Health claims as “Vitamin D is essential for bone growth of children” and “Calcium is essential for healthy bone growth of children” and similar claims are allowed. The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has a number of health claims on the development and health of children included on the community list of allowed claims. However, […] Read more

2009-10-12 | EFSA strict on article 13.1 ‘general function’ claims!

The first 523 ‘general function’ claims have been evaluated by the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) for scientific evidence. The results are disappointing for the foodbranche. Only one third of the evaluations are favourable to the food sector: sufficient scientific evidence to support the claims has been provided. For the greater part the claims concerning […] Read more