Nutrition Claims

Nutrition claims are a key tool for FEDIOL members to accurately inform consumers on relevant and useful nutrients in vegetable bottled oils and enable them to make informed and meaningful choices.

Regulation 1924/2006 on nutrition and health claims list the authorised nutrition.

Today, the main nutrition claims of interest for our sector are on polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFA) and specifically Omega-3 fatty acids, monounsaturated fatty acids (MUFA), as well as unsaturated fatty acids. Other claims of interest for the sector are related to Omega-6 fatty acids, Omega-9 fatty acids, the ratio of Omega-6 to Omega-3 fatty acids as well as cholesterol.