Generic and product-specific health claim processes for functional foods across global jurisdictions.

@article{Jew2008GenericAP,
  title={Generic and product-specific health claim processes for functional foods across global jurisdictions.},
  author={Stephanie Jew and Catherine A Vanstone and J. -L. Antoine and Peter J. H. Jones},
  journal={The Journal of nutrition},
  year={2008},
  volume={138 6},
  pages={1228S-36S}
}
Worldwide consumer interest in functional foods and their potential health benefits has been increasing over the past 10 y. To respond to this interest, regulatory bodies have developed guidelines for assessing health claims on functional foods. The objective of this article is to investigate the type and amount of evidence needed in various jurisdictions on a worldwide basis to substantiate both generic and product-specific health claims. Two types of health claims were examined using separate… CONTINUE READING

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