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What is a Food for Special Medical Purposes? and how to recognise it?

It is not always easy to understand the differences among various categories of food products and under which law they are regulated. MNI has developed a statement of principles intended to provide information on Foods for Special Medical Purposes (FSMPs) vs General / Fortified Food in the context of the European Union regulatory framework.

It is not always easy to understand the differences among various categories of food products and under which law they are regulated. MNI has developed a statement of principles intended to provide information on Foods for Special Medical Purposes (FSMPs) vs General / Fortified Food in the context of the European Union regulatory framework. 

Furthermore, jointly with SNE (Specialised Nutrition Europe), MNI has published a simple factsheet with 6 easy steps to recognise an FSMP under the EU law.

Learn More:

6 easy ways to recognise an FSMP under the EU law (December 2022)

MNI Statement of Principles "Differentiation between Food for Special Medical Purposes (FSMPs) and General Food within the scope of EU Regulations (November 2022)"

Go to FSMPs webpage

 

Disclaimer: these documents are intended for general information purposes only and does not constitute legal or other professional advice. It does not replace the relevant EU laws. The information provided is without prejudice to national regulations and interpretations.