Fabian Demicoli

Information Session – Health Claims made on Foods

The Malta-EU
Steering and Action Committee (MEUSAC) and the Malta Competition and Consumer
Affairs Authority (MCCAA) will be holding an information session on Regulation
(EC) 1924/2006 of the European Parliament and of the Council on nutrition and
health claims made on foods and Regulation (EU) 432 of 2012 establishing a list of permitted health claims
made on foods, other than those referring to the reduction of disease risk and
to children's development and health.

The aim of
the provisions of the Regulation is to ensure that food products placed on the market are labelled according
to Regulation (EU) 432 of 2012 so as to ensure that health claims stated on the
food labelling are permitted and authorised and not misleading for the
protection of consumers and to facilitate their choice. Contact MEUSAC for
further details.

The information session is aimed at
manufacturers, importers and distributors of foodstuffs with health claims
stated on the packaging, labelling and advertising.

The information session will be held
on Tuesday, November 13, 2012, between 10:00am and 11:00am, at MCCAA offices,
Mizzi House, Blata l-Bajda.

If you are interested in attending
the session, please fill in the registration form below and send it to MEUSAC
not later than Friday, November 9, 2012 on the following email address:

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