Scientific Opinion on the substantiation of health claims related to plant sterols and plant stanols and maintenance of normal blood cholesterol concentrations (ID 549, 550, 567, 713, 1234, 1235, 1466, 1634, 1984, 2909, 3140), and maintenance of normal prostate size and normal urination (ID 714, 1467, 1635) pursuant to Article 13(1) of Regulation (EC) No 1924/2006

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Panel on Dietetic Products, Nutrition and Allergies
Acknowledgements

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 Cardiovascular Health/Oxidative Stress: Antti Aro, Marianne Geleijnse, Marina Heinonen, Ambroise Martin, Wilhelm Stahl and Henk van den Berg.

EFSA Journal
EFSA Journal 2010;8(10):1813 [22 pp.].
doi
10.2903/j.efsa.2010.1813
Panel members at the time of adoption
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.
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Type
Opinion of the Scientific Committee/Scientific Panel
On request from
European Commission
Question Number
EFSA-Q-2008-1337
EFSA-Q-2008-1500
EFSA-Q-2008-2203
EFSA-Q-2008-2370
EFSA-Q-2008-3642
EFSA-Q-2008-3872
EFSA-Q-2008-1336
EFSA-Q-2008-1354
EFSA-Q-2008-1972
EFSA-Q-2008-1973
EFSA-Q-2008-2717
EFSA-Q-2008-1501
EFSA-Q-2008-2204
EFSA-Q-2008-2371
Adopted
10 September 2010
Published
19 October 2010
Affiliation
European Food Safety Authority (EFSA), Parma, Italy
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Abstract

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Keywords
Plant sterols, plant stanols, blood cholesterol concentrations, prostate size, urination, health claims
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Number of Pages
22