Updates from EU Working Group on Health Claims (20th June 2016)

Here below some updates for all the real claims "geek" reading this blog (a lot...). Of extreme interest, in my opinion, particularly the note about probiotics. Discussion on a health claim related to glycaemic carbohydrates and cognitive function Article 13(5) of Regulation (EC) No 1924/2006 Reference was made to a recent EU General Court case … Continue reading Updates from EU Working Group on Health Claims (20th June 2016)

Written QeA to EU Commission – Restrictions to the free movement of goods – Bottling of Sardinian myrtle liqueur (Mirto di Sardegna)

An interesting Q&A with the EU Commission about the extent of GIs protection and requirements for the registration in the spirit drinks sector. Question for written answer to the Commission, Giulia Moi (EFDD), 30th October 2015 Subject:  Bottling of Sardinian myrtle liqueur (Mirto di Sardegna) The Commission has still to recognise ‘Mirto di Sardegna’ as an … Continue reading Written QeA to EU Commission – Restrictions to the free movement of goods – Bottling of Sardinian myrtle liqueur (Mirto di Sardegna)