The European Commission has allowed the chance to bring specific health claims referring to the presence of creatine in food and lactitol in food supplements, under the conditions specified therein.
The European Commission, with EU regulations:
under existing Community legislation.
Provisions laid down in Regulation no. 2017/672
The health and nutrition claim "Daily consumption of creatine can increase the training effect with resistance on the muscle strength in adults over the age of 55 years" it may be carried on food in case these:
pursuant to the Community provisions governing the addition of vitamins and minerals and of certain other substances in food.
The foods in question must also report indicating that:
The regulation in question enters into force April 28, 2017.
Provisions laid down in Regulation no. 2017/676
The health and nutrition claim "The lactitol contributes to normal bowel function due to an increase in stool frequency," can be given in food supplements containing 10 g of lactitol in a single daily serving quantified, pursuant to the Community provisions regulating the addition of vitamins and minerals and of certain other substances in food.
The foods in question must also report indicating that the beneficial effect is obtained with the intake of 10 g of lactitol in a single daily dose.
Finally the indication in question must not be used for food intended for children.
The regulations in question shall enter into force on 1 May 2017.