This application seeks to amend the Food Standards Code to include foods suited for Very Low Energy Diets (VLEDs) in foods for special medical purposes (FSMPs).
The Application seeks to vary Standard 2.9.5 to include provision for Very Low Energy Diet (also known as Very Low Calorie Diet) products. Very Low Energy Diet (VLED) products are formulated for the dietary management of overweight and obesity and are developed to be used under medical supervision. They are recommended for individuals who are overweight (Body Mass Index (BMI) 27+) with health conditions, or those who are obese (BMI 30+).
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