Presentations from the seminar on health claims

Wednesday 04 Jul 12


Heidi Kornholt
Head of Communications and Institute Secretariat
National Food Institute
+45 35 88 77 05

On June 26th The National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark, and EFSA, the European Food Safety Authority, hosted a seminar on health claims. The seminar focused on giving a general understanding of the work on health claims in the EU and Denmark – and the parties, expectations and challenges involved. It is now possible to download the presentations from the seminar.

At the National Food Institute and EFSA’s seminar on health claims Jørgen Schlundt from the National Food Institute said welcome and gave the word to Senior Scientific Officer, Ariane Titz, from EFSA, who spoke about EFSA’s role and their work with health claims. Professor Inge Tetens from the National Food Institute talked about the assessment of health claims on foodstuff, whilst Charlotte Jacobsen, from the National Food Institute, and Hanne Frøkiær, from the University of Copenhagen, each gave examples of technological research that present new opportunities for food additives that may receive health claims.

Food Director, Ole Linnet, from the Confederation of Danish Industry, and Senior Food Advisor, Camilla Udsen, from the Danish Consumer Council, spoke about the impact of health claims on respectively the Food Industry and the consumers. Deputy Head of Division, Jens Therkel Jensen, from the Danish Veterinary and Food Administration finished by telling about some of the challenges faced and foreseen by the Danish authorities in implementing the EU regulations on health claims.

Download presentations:

Senior Scientific Officer Ariane Titz, EFSA (pdf) 
Professor Inge Tetens, National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark (pdf) 
Professor Charlotte Jacobsen, National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark (pdf) 
Professor Hanne Frøkiær, University of Copenhagen (pdf) 
Food Director Ole Linnet, Confederation of Danish Industry (pdf) 
Senior Food Advisor Camilla Udsen, Danish Consumer Council (pdf)
Deputy Head of Division Jens Therkel Jensen, Danish Veterinary and Food Administration (pdf)
16 MAY 2021