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A consistently broad interpretation of health claim emerges in Europe
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This month on Synapse: A consistently broad interpretation of "health claim" emerges in Europe


Dr Manja Epping and Steffen Wirsing provide a European perspective on how 'health claims' are regulated and the latest developments in the German Federal Court of Justice on the interpretation of such claims.



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