General prohibitions for health and nutrition claims

7 months ago | 1 min

Nutrition and health claims cannot be made if they:

  • are false, ambiguous or misleading
  • cause consumers to doubt the safety or the nutritional adequacy of other foods
  • encourage people to eat excessive amounts of food or suggest that it is okay to do so
  • state, suggest or imply that a balanced diet cannot provide sufficient nutrition
  • refer to any change in bodily functions that could cause or exploit fear in consumers

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