Outcome of a public consultation on the draft guidance for the scientific requirements for health claims related to antioxidants, oxidative damage and cardiovascular health
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) carried out a public consultation to receive input from the scientific community and all interested parties on the draft guidance for the scientific requirements for health claims related to antioxidants, oxidative damage and cardiovascular health, prepared by the EFSA Panel on Dietetic Products, Nutrition and Allergies (NDA Panel) and endorsed by the Panel for public consultation at its Plenary meeting on 28 June 2017. The written public consultation for this document was open from 12 July to 3 September 2017. EFSA received comments from 8 interested parties. EFSA and its NDA Panel wish to thank all stakeholders for their contributions. The current report summarises the outcome of the public consultation, and includes a summary of the comments received and how the comments were addressed. The NDA Panel prepared an updated version of the guidance taking into account the comments received. The guidance was discussed and adopted at the NDA Panel Plenary meeting on 13 December 2017, and is published in the EFSA Journal.