EFFL 6|2013 Contending with Regulating Nutrition and Health Claims in Europe 401 Scientism, Legalism and Precaution - Contending with Regulating Nutrition and Health Claims in Europe Aalt Bast (1), William M. Briggs (2), Edward J. Calabrese (3), Michael F. Fenech (4), Jaap C. Hanekamp (5), Robert Heaney (6), Ger Rijkers (7), Bert Schwitters (8), Pieternel Verhoeven (9)* Europe’s push towards a single harmonised market that offers information on the benefits of foods is encapsulated in Regulation (EC) No 1924/2006, the Nutrition and Health Claims Regulation (NHCR). The NHCR will be the main focus of our contribution. Our contention is that this regulation not only stifles scientific resea...
|Journal||European Food and Feed Law Review|
|Publication status||Published - 1 Jan 2013|
Bast, A., Briggs, W., Calabrese, E., Fenech, M., Hanekamp, J. C., Heaney, R., Rijkers, G., Schwitters, B., & Verhoeven, P. (2013). Scientism, Legalism and Precaution - Contending with Regulating Nutrition and Health Claims in Europe. European Food and Feed Law Review, 6(2013), 401-409. http://www.lexxion.de/de/verlagsprogramm-shop/details/3909/22/effl/scientism,-legalism-and-precaution-–-contending-with-regulating-nutrition-and-health-claims-in-europe.html