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EU Health Claim Regulation Leaves EFSA Wary Of Five-Month Review Deadline

This article was originally published in The Tan Sheet

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The European Food Standards Agency is "concerned" about the five-month deadline for review of proposed health claims that has been imposed by the newly adopted Nutrition & Health Claims Regulation, and is hopeful that industry will be cooperative if the agency is unable to meet the deadline due to increased workload, according to an EFSA director

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