Regulation of Functional Foods and Ingredients
Legislation usually does not consider functional foods as a specific category requiring targeted regulation, and the regulations covering typical food ingredients apply although there are some exceptions such as in Japan and China. A brief overview of the main legislation covering (functional) foods in different regions is provided in the following subsections.
KeywordsFunctional Food Food Ingredient Health Claim Food Regulation Codex Alimentarius Commission
References and Further Reading
- Bagchi D (2014) Nutraceutical and functional food regulations in the United States and around the world, 2nd edn. Elsevier, Burlington, pp 346–363Google Scholar
- Tutelyan VA, Sukhanov BP, Kochetkova AA, Sheveleva SA, Smirnova EA (2014) Russia regulations on nutraceuticals and functional foods. In: Bagchi D (ed) Nutraceutical and functional food regulations in the United States and around the world, 2nd edn. Elsevier, Burlington, pp 346–363Google Scholar