Position Papers and Statements

  • Nutrition claim: Now contains X% less

  • January 29th 2012
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    The European Heart Network (EHN) expresses its concerns about the proposed revision of the annex of the Health and Nutrition Claims Regulation 1924/2006/EC (Claims Regulation) to allow two new nutrition claims: “No added salt” and “Now contains X% less”.

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  • Health for Growth Programme

  • November 14th 2011
  • EHN's comments on the Health for Growth programme

  • EHN's Position on Article 13.1 (claims)

  • October 20th 2011
  • EHN considers that the majority of claims in the working document on the establishment of the list of permitted health claims under the claims regulation’s article 13.1 are not relevant.

    Please find here the EHN position paper.

  • The European Heart Network calls for a centralised CVD patients registry

  • April 28th 2011
  • The European Heart Network, together with the European Society of Cardiology call for a centralised, comprehensive European cardiovascular diseases registry to ensure effective service planning and quality of care for patients across the EU. This would provide an important and effective tool for a patient-centred health care in the future.

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  • Nutrient Profiles

  • January 04th 2010
  • EHN has given its views on nutrient profiles models below.  EHN has also written a letter to MEPs explaining why nutrient profiles cannot be deleted from the 2006 Claims regulation.

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  • Food labelling

  • June 24th 2008
  • EHN position on the Commission proposal on consumer information on food products