Food Law News - FAO/WHO/WTO/Codex - 2001

FSA Letter, 31 July 2001

LABELLING - Proposed Draft Recommendations for the Use of Health Claims

The FSA letter of 10 May [not available on these pages] reported the outcome of the latest discussions on the Committee's proposed draft recommendations for the use of health claims. This letter is to invite comments on the revised recommendations. Comments will be used to help inform the UK's position in discussions on the text, which is expected to take place in Working Group immediately before the Committee's next meeting, and to respond to the Secretariat's recent written request for comments on the revised text.

A summary of the changes agreed at the last meeting are as follows:

The FSA would be grateful for comments on these amendments and views on the following issues which were discussed in the meeting:

Comments on these or any other aspects of the draft text are required by 17th October at the latest.

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