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ELC President Asks Whether EFSA’s Health Claims Rules Are “Appropriate”

October 28, 2010: 10:59 AM EST

The president of a European specialty ingredients group has questioned whether the regulatory criteria used by the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) for assessing health claims of functional foods and ingredients are “appropriate.” Prof. Dr Markwart Kunz, president of the Federation of European Specialty Food Ingredients Industries (ELC) complained about the high rejection rate of proposed article 13.1 health claims, the third batch of which was released last week. “A rejection rate of 95 percent calls into question whether the criteria applied are appropriate,” Kinz said at the NUCE Congress, an international conference for the nutraceutical, cosmetic, functional foods and drinks and "health ingredients" industry. Kunz called for more dialogue on EFSA’s health claims regulation.

"The Federation of European Specialty Food Ingredients Industries (ELC) participates actively in the NUCE Congress in Milan", Federation of European Specialty Food Ingredients Industries (ELC), October 28, 2010, © Federation of European Specialty Food Ingredients Industries (ELC)
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