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Health Claims
Article 6

Article 6 — Scientific substantiation for claims

  1. Nutrition and health claims shall be based on and substantiated by generally accepted scientific evidence.
  2. A food business operator making a nutrition or health claim shall justify the use of the claim.
  3. The competent authorities of the Member States may request a food business operator or a person placing a product on the market to produce all relevant elements and data establishing compliance with this Regulation.