April 20, 2024

FDA Announces Qualified Health Claim For Yogurt and Diabetes

The FDA is announcing that it will not object to a qualified health claim for yogurt and diabetes. Danone North America had requested that the agency review the use of the claim about the relationship between the consumption of yogurt and a reduced risk of developing type 2 diabetes. The agency did say that the qualified health claims must be worded to not mislead consumers, and that other factors for the use of the claim must be met. ┬áThere are two kinds of health claims: qualified and authorized. A health claim is the relationship between a substance and a disease or health-related condition. A qualified health claim means that the claim is supported by scientific evidence but doesn't meet the more rigorous "significant scientific agreement" standard that is required for an … [Read more...]

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