Guidance on the scientific requirements for health claims related to muscle function and physical performance: (Revision 1)

EFSA Panel on Nutrition, Novel Foods and Food Allergens (EFSA NDA Panel)

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Abstract

EFSA has asked the Panel on Nutrition, Novel Foods and Food Allergens (NDA) to update the guidance on the scientific requirements for health claims related to physical performance published in 2012. The update takes into account the experience gained by the NDA Panel with the evaluation of additional health claim applications, changes introduced to the general scientific guidance for stakeholders for health claims applications and information collected from a grant launched in 2014 which aimed at gathering information in relation to claimed effects, outcome variables and methods of measurement in the context of the scientific substantiation of health claims. The guidance is intended to assist applicants in preparing applications for the authorisation of health claims related to muscle function and physical performance. The draft guidance was subject to public consultation from 16 July to 2 September 2018. This document supersedes the guidance on the scientific requirements for health claims related to physical performance published in 2012. It is intended that the guidance will be further updated as appropriate in the light of experience gained from the evaluation of health claims.

Original languageEnglish
Article numbere05434
Number of pages21
JournalEFSA Journal
Volume16
Issue number10
Early online date30 Oct 2018
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Oct 2018

Keywords

  • guidance
  • health claims
  • muscle function
  • physical performance
  • scientific requirements

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