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A product intended to supplement the diet that bears or contains one or more of the following ingredients: a vitamin; a mineral; an herb or other botanical; an amino acid; a dietary substance for use by man to supplement the diet by increasing the total dietary intake; and ‘is not represented for use as a conventional food or as a sole item of a meal or the diet.
It is always the responsibility of the producer or importer and seller of foods that the products are safe for the consumer. For example correct labelling of food products is essential for allergic individuals and others with food hypersensitivity.
Vitamin and mineral substances may be considered for inclusion in the lists following the evaluation of an appropriate scientific dossier concerning the safety and bioavailability of the individual substance by EFSA. Companies wishing to market a substance not included in the permitted list need to submit an application to the European Commission.