Policy - EU Regulation 1924/2006

January 2007
Published by:
European Parliament and the Council of the European Union
Published year:
December 2006
Is the policy document adopted?:
Adopted by:
European Parliament and the Council of the European Union
Type of policy:
Legislation relevant to nutrition


Legislation Details

Article 1

Subject matter and scope
1. This Regulation harmonises the provisions laid down by law, regulation or administrative action in Member States which relate to nutrition and health claims in order to ensure the effective functioning of the internal market whilst providing a high level of consumer protection.
2. This Regulation shall apply to nutrition and health claims made in commercial communications, whether in the labelling, presentation or advertising of foods to be delivered as such to the final consumer.
Article 5
General conditions
1. The use of nutrition and health claims shall only be permitted if the following conditions are fulfilled:
(a) the presence, absence or reduced content in a food or category of food of a nutrient or other substance in respect of which the claim is made has been shown to have a beneficial nutritional or physiological effect, as established by generally accepted scientific evidence; (...)

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