Why Nutrition and Health Claim Applications Fail
Common Shortcomings versus Best Practice


Monday, June 22, 2015

Chair: Yolanda Sanz, Co-Chair: Elinor McCartney

13:00   Elinor McCartney - European Union Food Legislation Expert
            Find Out Why Efsa Will Reject Your Next Nutrition and Health Claims Dossier
14:00   Yolanda Sanz - Vice-Chair, Panel of Members on Dietetic Products, Nutrition and
            Allergies (Nda), EFSA
            EFSA Health Claims Process and Lessons Learnt

15:00   Coffee Break


15:20   Hans Van Der Saag - Bioactor
            Health Claims for SMEs it’s not Easy, but it Can be Done
15:40   Leen Allegaert - Barry Callebaut
            Compiling Your Dossier to Build a Solid Health Claim
16:00   Rosalind Miller -  British Nutrition Foundation (BNF)
            Do You Plan to Apply? We Prepare a“Toolkit“ for You
16:20   Stéphane VidryILSI Europe
            The Approach of Pathway-27 to Support SMSs in the Substantiation of Health Claims
16:40   Rosalind Malcom – University of Surrey
            Work Package on the REDICLAIM project

16:50   Coffee break

17:10   Interactive Breakout Groups - 5-6 groups working on particular tasks
18:30   Industry Panel - Q&A session with companies experienced in the health claims regulation

Barry Callebaut
Vésale Pharma

19:00   Networking Cocktail and Discussion




This Workshop is sponsored by:

Best practice guidelines for EFSA health claims dossiers will be presented by project representatives.


BACCHUS is a four-year FP7-KBBE-funded Collaborative (Research) Project, targeted at a special group, with 28 beneficiaries including 16 Small and Medium Enterprises (SME) from 11 countries, led by the Institute of Food Research (IFR, UK).
This research is funded by the European Commission (Grant Agreement 312090)