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Publication of the list of generic descriptors exempted from the application of Claims Regulation

The Regulation (EU) 2019/343 of 28 February 2019 providing derogations from Article 1(3) of Regulation (EC) No 1924/2006 on nutrition and health claims made on food for the use of certain generic descriptors has been published in the Official Journal of the EU.

Official Journal EU

The annex of this new Regulation establishes the list of generic descriptors exempted from the application of Article 1(3) of Regulation (EC) 1924/2006 under the conditions laid down in that Annex (class of food, Member States where the exemption is valid).

Examples:

« Biscotto salute » in Italy

« Tonic» for specified beverages in all Member States

« Cough drops », « Rebuçados para a tosse »,… for some sweets (variations depending on the Member States).