Munich, 02.12.2010

Health Claims: On 2 December 2010, EFSA organized a stakeholder meeting in Amsterdam, on the focal issues of the immune system and digestion.

A draft for guidelines for scientific substantiation of claims, also including the effectiveness of probiotic products, is to be debated. Applicants for potential claims hope to gain clarity finally as to how they can overcome the considerable obstacles of an application.

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