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Denied health claims on the immune system

European Union

May 11, 2022

Commission Regulation (EU) 2022/709 of 6 May 2022 refusing to authorise a health claim made on foods and referring to children’s development and health.

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 (b), health claim referring to children’s development and health

Nutrimune (a pasteurised cow’s skimmed milk fermented with Lactobacillus paracasei CBA L74)

Nutrimune supports the immune system in defence against pathogens in the upper respiratory and gastrointestinal tracts of young children



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