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Denied health claims about improving subclinical anxiety and mild anxiety

European Union

May 09, 2022

Commission Regulation (EU) 2022/710 of 6 May 2022 refusing to authorise a health claim made on foods and referring to the reduction of disease risk.

Rejected health claim

Application – Relevant provisions of Regulation (EC) No 1924/2006

Nutrient, substance, food or food category


EFSA opinion reference

Article 14(1), point (a), health claim referring to the reduction of disease risk

Anxiofit-1, a food ingredient that contains an Echinacea angustifolia hydro-alcoholic root dry extract standardised for the specific alkamide profile

Anxiofit-1 has been shown to ameliorate subthreshold and mild anxiety. Subthreshold and mild anxiety are risk factors in the development of anxiety disorders and depression



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