FSA Web site, 22 October 2003
A food for a particular nutritional use is one which owing to its special composition or process of manufacture, is clearly distinguishable from food intended for normal consumption and is sold in such a way as to indicate its suitability for its claimed particular nutritional purpose.
A particular nutritional use means the fulfilment of the particular nutritional requirements of
The Regulations effectively require that those foods for particular nutritional
uses, which are neither covered, nor to be covered, by Directives on specific
types of foods for particular nutritional uses be notified to the Food Standards
Agency upon first marketing.
The relevant documents are now available from the FSA web site as follows