Outcome of a public consultation on the draft guidance on the scientific requirements for health claims related to muscle function and physical performance
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) carried out a public consultation to receive input from the scientific community and all interested parties on a draft guidance on the scientific requirements for health claims related to muscle function and physical performance, prepared by the EFSA Panel on Nutrition, Novel Foods and Food Allergens (NDA), supported by the Working Group on Claims. The draft guidance was endorsed by the Panel for public consultation at its plenary meeting on 28 June 2018. The written public consultation was open from 16 July to 2 September 2018. EFSA received comments from three interested parties. EFSA and its NDA Panel wish to thank all stakeholders for their contributions. The present report summarises the outcome of the public consultation, and includes a summary of the comments received and how they were addressed. In particular, the report describes the revisions of the draft guidance that have been applied in light of the comments received. The guidance was discussed and adopted at the NDA Plenary meeting on 27 September 2018, and is published in the EFSA Journal.