Tobias Teufer, Moritz Hagenmeyer and Andreas Hahn
Case Report: The Water-Claim Proceedings: Statement of Claim
|Journal: European Food and Feed Law Review - Issue: 1/2012 - pp. 28-52|
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Four years ago the second and the third authors submitted an application for authorisation of a health claim (in the shape of a disease risk reduction claim) via the German Federal Office for Consumer Protection and Food Safety. Their application was recently refused in a Commission Regulation relying on a negative opinion of the European Food Safety Authority. As a means of last resort the applicants have decided to challenge this Regulation and have asked the first author to represent them before the General Court of the European Union. As a measure of transparency, in order to assist the current debate of issues caused by the Nutrition and Health Claims Regulation and to give interested p...