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Nordic Sugar resubmits sugar beet constipation claims to EFSA

16-Sep-2011

The Danish group Nordic Sugar has resubmitted to article 13.5, emerging and proprietary science health claim submissions linking sugar beet fibre consumption and digestive health benefits to the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA).

 

 

Nordic Sugar has submitted two claims for sugar beet fibre:

  • decreases intestinal transit time
  • increased faecal bulk

EFSA’s health claims panel has three months to assess the dossier.

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