Friday, July 1, 2011

Negative EU Claims List Won’t Come Before Summer 2012

From Nutraceuticals World

The threat of an EU-wide ban on the use of article 13.1 claims on the European Commission’s negative register is not expected before next summer, according to international food policy consultancy EAS. Stefanie Geiser, EAS regulatory affairs manager, said as the European Commission has indicated it intends to present its proposal for an article 13.1 “Union list” of claims to the Standing Committee for discussion and potential adoption only by the end of 2011, it was unlikely that any ban on rejected claims would come into force before spring or summer 2012.
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