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Commission supplements the health and nutrition claims Regulation by adopting rules on generic descriptors

16 October 2013

On 20 September 2013, the European Commission adopted implementing rules for so-called generic descriptors under Article 1(4) of the Regulation (EC) No 1924/2006 on nutrition and health claims made on food (hereinafter "EU Claims Regulation"). The new rules support the EU Claims Regulation by laying down rules for using generic descriptors to describe food or drink products in cases where they could be interpreted as claims because they imply a health benefit.

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