This course has been designed to give practical advice and guidance on how to compile an EU-compliant food supplement label, ensuring you gain a comprehensive insight into the legal framework, necessary requirements and permitted claims, as well as providing tips and links to key resources.
The course includes an introduction to the regulations governing food supplements in the EU, how to apply specific labelling requirements in different Member States, as well as tips on permitted claims. Special focus will be given on the labelling requirements in Germany, Italy, France and Spain.
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Learn about the legal framework, labelling and correct use of health and nutrition claims on food supplements. You will also learn about the procedures to bring food supplements to market and how to identify potential regulatory pitfalls.
Understand Regulation 1169/2011, including general labelling requirements, key definitions and mandatory particulars for food supplements.
Legislation in EU Member States may be different, and FBOs (Food Business Operators) may need to comply with additional requirements in each territory. This chapter covers relevant national legislation and labelling requirements in France, Spain, Germany and Italy. Learn which Member States are more open to certain types of products.
Gain a detailed understanding of the Regulation 1924/2006: Nutritional and health claims (NHC). Learn about the use of health claims, wording, brand names, pictures, symbols, permitted and non-permitted claims and the different types of claims that can be made.
This chapter will cover the process and requirements of bringing food supplements to the EU market and information necessary for the notification in different Member States.
EU legislation should be proportionate, non–discriminatory and should not hinder the free movement of goods. Nevertheless, Member States may ban or forbid the commercialization of certain products – you will get an understanding of this process in Chapter 6.
Your shortcut to access key regulations, guidelines, general labelling requirements and other useful resources, as used by our team. You will be able to test your knowledge by completing our practical exercises.
Regulatory Affairs Manager at Pen & Tec Consulting, food technologist & food supplements expert