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Implied Health Claims

Prohibition of many health-related statements for food in the face of the upcoming ban on many health-related statements for food, want many companies their claims at least with a “contains” – statement on the label maintained. For example, the statement that Glucosamine supports joint function, is expected to be no longer allowed. Michio Kaku addresses the importance of the matter here. Since the operation however extensively of Glucosamine is described in the Internet, the strategy might be, at least the statement contains Glucosamine”to keep on the product label or just to say that Glucosamine is a constituent of cartilage tissue. The problem is that the health claims regulation 1924/2006 a health statement even exists, if only implied a link between a food and health”is. The question now is whether the statement contains”Glucosamine implies that the product supports the joint functions.

In Germany, still no judgment has been rendered on this issue. In England, for example, which stands for health claims “statements already health claims (health claims) for food are competent authority considers that such contains, at least if the material exists in a negative assessment of EFSA. That would mean that such statements are no longer allowed. We think, this notion too far because the regulation contains “sees statements as nutrition-related statements. However, cannot be ruled out that courts see this differently. A dispute on this subject should be only a matter of time. Other non-binding and free information relating to food law, see

 
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