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Scientific Opinion on the substantiation of health claims related to various foods/food constituents and “immune function/immune system” (ID 573, 586, 1374, 1566, 1628, 1778, 1793, 1817, 1829, 1939, 2155, 2485, 2486, 2859, 3521, 3774, 3896), “contribution to body defences against external agents” (ID 3635), stimulation of immunological responses (ID 1479, 2064, 2075, 3139), reduction of inflammation (ID 546, 547, 641, 2505, 2862), increase in renal water elimination (ID 2505), treatment of diseases (ID 500), and increasing numbers of gastro intestinal microorganisms (ID 762, 764, 884) pursuant to Article 13(1) of Regulation (EC) No 1924/2006

Authors

  • EFSA Panel on Dietetic Products, Nutrition and Allergies (NDA)


  • Panel members: Carlo Agostoni, Jean-Louis Bresson, Susan Fairweather-Tait, Albert Flynn, Ines Golly, Hannu Korhonen, Pagona Lagiou, Martinus Løvik, Rosangela Marchelli, Ambroise Martin, Bevan Moseley, Monika Neuhäuser-Berthold, Hildegard Przyrembel, Seppo Salminen, Yolanda Sanz, Sean (J.J.) Strain, Stephan Strobel, Inge Tetens, Daniel Tomé, Hendrik van Loveren and Hans Verhagen
  • Correspondence: nda@efsa.europa.eu
  • Acknowledgement: The Panel wishes to thank for the preparatory work on this scientific opinion: The members of the Working Group on Claims: Carlo Agostoni, Jean-Louis Bresson, Susan Fairweather-Tait, Albert Flynn, Ines Golly, Marina Heinonen, Hannu Korhonen, Martinus Løvik, Ambroise Martin, Hildegard Przyrembel, Seppo Salminen, Yolanda Sanz, Sean (J.J.) Strain, Inge Tetens, Hendrik van Loveren and Hans Verhagen. The members of the Claims Sub-Working Group on Gut/Immune: Jean-Louis Bresson, Maria Carmen Collado, Miguel Gueimonde, Daisy Jonkers, Martinus Løvik, Bevan Moseley, Maria Saarela, Seppo Salminen, Yolanda Sanz, Stephan Strobel, Daniel Tomé and Hendrik van Loveren.
  • Adoption date: 28 January 2011
  • Published date: 8 April 2011
  • Question number: EFSA-Q-2008-1287, EFSA-Q-2008-1333, EFSA-Q-2008-1334, EFSA-Q-2008-1360, EFSA-Q-2008-1373, EFSA-Q-2008-1428, EFSA-Q-2008-1549, EFSA-Q-2008-1551, EFSA-Q-2008-1671, EFSA-Q-2008-2111, EFSA-Q-2008-2216, EFSA-Q-2008-2303, EFSA-Q-2008-2364, EFSA-Q-2008-2511, EFSA-Q-2008-2526, EFSA-Q-2008-2550, EFSA-Q-2008-2562, EFSA-Q-2008-2672, EFSA-Q-2008-2797, EFSA-Q-2008-2808, EFSA-Q-2008-2888, EFSA-Q-2008-3218, EFSA-Q-2008-3219, EFSA-Q-2008-3238, EFSA-Q-2008-3592, EFSA-Q-2008-3595, EFSA-Q-2008-3871, EFSA-Q-2008-4248, EFSA-Q-2008-4359, EFSA-Q-2008-4493, EFSA-Q-2008-4612
  • On request from: European Commission

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