Health Claims - EFSA

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Follow the two links below for a breakdown of current EFSA health claims

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EU Register of approved nutrition and health claims made on foods

These are divided into 4 sections:

  • Article 13(1) – General function claims

“General function” claims under Article 13(1) of the EC Regulation on nutrition and health claims refer to the role of a nutrient or substance in growth, development and body functions; psychological and behavioural functions; slimming and weight control, satiety or reduction of available energy from the diet.

  • Article 13(5) – Newly developed scientific evidence claims

Claims under article 13(5) EC Regulation on nutrition and health claims are those based on newly developed scientific evidence and/or for which protection of proprietary data is requested. For these health claims authorisation is required on a case-by-case basis, following the submission of a scientific dossier to EFSA for assessment.

  • Article 14(1a) – Reduction of disease risk claims

Claims under Article 14(1a) of the EC Regulation on nutrition and health claims refer to the reduction of disease risk.

  • Article 14(1b) – Children’s development or health claims

Claims under Article 14(1b) of the EC Regulation on nutrition and health claims refer to children’s development or health.

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