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Burden of proof when using health claims (Konsumentombudsmannen v Mezina AB)

Burden of proof when using health claims (Konsumentombudsmannen v Mezina AB)
Published on: 14 September 2020
Published by: LexisPSL
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  • What did the court decide?
  • Standard and burden of proof
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Article summary

TMT analysis: The Court of Justice has ruled that the standard and burden of proof in respect of health claims that are subject to the transitional arrangements in Article 28(5) of Regulation (EC) No 1924/2006 (as amended) are governed by that regulation. Food business operators must be able to justify the health claims they use by means of generally accepted scientific evidence. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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