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Commission supplements the health and nutrition claims Regulation by adopting rules on generic descriptors
  • Hogan Lovells
  • European Union
  • October 16 2013

On 20 September 2013, the European Commission adopted implementing rules for so-called generic descriptors under Article 1(4) of the Regulation (EC)


Commission authorised three proprietary general function health claims
  • Hogan Lovells
  • European Union
  • September 5 2013

On 3 September 2013, the European Commission adopted Regulation (EU) No 8512013 authorising three general function health claims based on


Six new general function health claims adopted: European Commission makes progress on a number of health claim dossiers
  • Hogan Lovells
  • European Union
  • July 3 2013

On 12 June 2013, the European Commission proceeded to adopt six new general function health claims and published an amendment to Regulation (EU) No


New official EU list of permitted flavourings in food
  • Hogan Lovells
  • European Union
  • October 2 2012

On 2 October 2012, two Regulations on flavourings were published in the EU Official Journal.


Towards new food labels in the EU - the status of anticipated regulatory change in EU food labelling rules
  • Hogan Lovells
  • European Union
  • March 3 2011

On 21 February 2011, the EU Council of Agriculture Ministers adopted a common position on the draft Regulation on food information to consumers .


Food labelling proposal moving forward - European Parliament votes on new rules
  • Hogan Lovells
  • European Union
  • June 18 2010

The European Parliament adopted on Wednesday, 16 June, a draft Regulation on the provision of food information to consumers.


EFSA publishes second batch of opinions on health claims - 98 rejected due to poor evidence.
  • Hogan Lovells
  • European Union
  • February 26 2010

The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) published its second batch of opinions on Article 13.1 claims (based on generally accepted scientific evidence) on February 25, 2010.