Scientific advice on nutrition profiling

Scientific advice on nutrition profiling

a&r was approved as a company engaged in research and development, and therefore received the approval for the research tax credit from the French Ministry of Higher Education, Research and Innovation. The Research Tax Credit (CIR) is a tax measure of...
Opinions of Health Claims 

Opinions of Health Claims 

This year, EFSA has published four opinions for the scientific substantiation of article 13(5) health claims. The following applications were evaluated: Beta-Glucans from oats/barley and reduction of blood-glucose rise  Affron and increase in positive...
Opinions of Health Claims 

Latest opinions on health claims

New EFSA opinions were published since October: Although the effect of isomaltulose on “normal energy-yielding metabolism” was confirmed by EFSA, the panel was unable to establish conditions of use. The background is that this effect is not...
Public consultation – Have your say!

Public consultation – Have your say!

In the beginning of 2021, EFSA was asked to provide a scientific opinion on harmonized front-of-pack nutrition labelling and the restriction of nutrition and health claims on food. The presented draft opinion considers three main aspects: 1) nutrients and...