Legal Framework

Legal Framework and Policy Updates

TDRs and MRPs are governed by European legislation and relevant international and national standards.  

MRPs for weight control are regulated under general food law. Their composition requirements are set under Commission Regulation (EU) No 432/2012 of 16 May 2012 establishing a list of permitted health claims made on foods.. 

Nutritional and labelling requirements for TDRs are provided by Commission Delegated Regulation 2017/1798 supplementing Regulation (EU) No 609/2013 of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards the specific compositional and information requirements for total diet replacement for weight control.