The Office for Health Improvements and Disparities (OHID) has published an open consultation on UK nutrition and health claims to seek views on proposed changes in relation to nutrition labelling, composition and standards (NLCS).
By Katia Merten-Lentz and Manon Ombredane, legal experts at Keller and Heckman
How have the current EU regulations on health and nutrition claims evolved and where are they likely to go? Katia Merten-Lentz and Manon Ombredane, legal experts at law firm Keller and Heckman, weigh in.
UK firm Seaweed & Co's wild harvested knotted kelp (Ascophyllum) beats spirulina for iodine, potassium, calcium and magnesium, and can reduce salt in packaged foods or replace artificial smoke flavours, it says.
Consuming products containing sucralose, such as gum and soft
drinks, can reduce the risk of dental caries, according to the US
Food and Drug Administration (FDA), which has approved the use of a
dental health claim for the sweetener.