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The LanguaL 2017™ Thesaurus  -  Systematic Display


 Updated 2018-06-12

 

FTCA1298
Descriptor    DIETARY SUPPLEMENT
Synonym(s)food supplement; nutritional supplement 
Scope noteThis term is for CLASSIFICATION ONLY; DO NOT USE term in indexing. Use a more precise narrower term. 
Description 
Index dietary/food supplements according to legal and market definitions. The United States defines dietary supplements in the Dietary Supplement Health and Education Act of 1994 (DSHEA). Pub L 103-417, 108 STAT. 4235, (Oct. 25, 1994): A dietary supplement is a product taken by mouth that contains a "dietary ingredient" intended to supplement the diet. The "dietary ingredients" in these products may include: vitamins, minerals, herbs or other botanicals, amino acids, and substances such as enzymes, organ tissues, glandulars, and metabolites. Dietary supplements can also be extracts or concentrates, and may be found in many forms such as tablets, capsules, softgels, gelcaps, liquids, or powders. In the European Union, food supplements are framed by two kinds of regulations: - the EU vertical regulation relating to food supplements, composed with the directive 2002/46/CE (essentially for the definition of food supplements) and the regulation 1170/2009 (which lists the vitamins and minerals, and the chemical forms of the substances allowed in food supplements); - the EU transversal regulation relating to foodstuffs and especially the 2006/1924 regulation concerning nutrition and health claims, and the EU labeling transversal regulations, 90/496/EC and 2008/100/EC. The EU regulation 2002/46/CE defines food supplements as "foodstuffs the purpose of which is to supplement the normal diet and which are concentrated sources of nutrients or other substances with a nutritional or physiological effect, alone or in combination, marketed in dose form, namely forms such as capsules, pastilles, tablets, pills and other similar forms, sachets of powder, ampoules of liquids, drop dispensing bottles, and other similar forms of liquids and powders designed to be taken in measured small unit quantities". [Directive 2002/46/EC] Codex Alimentarius also includes supplements containing vitamins or dietary minerals [http://www.codexalimentarius.net/download/standards/10206/cxg_055e.pdf]
 
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A. PRODUCT TYPE

DIETARY SUPPLEMENT

DIETARY SUPPLEMENT, AMINO ACID OR PROTEIN

DIETARY SUPPLEMENT, COMBINATION

DIETARY SUPPLEMENT, HERBAL OR BOTANICAL

DIETARY SUPPLEMENT, METABOLITE, CONSTITUENT, EXTRACT OR ISOLATE

DIETARY SUPPLEMENT, MINERAL

DIETARY SUPPLEMENT, NOT SPECIFIED

DIETARY SUPPLEMENT, OTHER

DIETARY SUPPLEMENT, VITAMIN

FOOD ADDITIVES

PRODUCT TYPE, EUROPEAN UNION

PRODUCT TYPE, INTERNATIONAL

PRODUCT TYPE, NOT KNOWN

PRODUCT TYPE, OTHER

PRODUCT TYPE, USA

B. FOOD SOURCE

C. PART OF PLANT OR ANIMAL

E. PHYSICAL STATE, SHAPE OR FORM

F. EXTENT OF HEAT TREATMENT

G. COOKING METHOD

H. TREATMENT APPLIED

COMPONENT REMOVED

COMPONENT SUBSTITUTED

FOOD MODIFIED

INGREDIENT ADDED

NO TREATMENT APPLIED

TREATMENT APPLIED NOT KNOWN

WATER ADDED OR REMOVED

J. PRESERVATION METHOD

K. PACKING MEDIUM

NO PACKING MEDIUM USED

PACKED IN EDIBLE MEDIUM

PACKED IN GAS OTHER THAN AIR

PACKED WITH AEROSOL PROPELLANT

PACKING MEDIUM NOT KNOWN

PACKING MEDIUM, OTHER

VACUUM-PACKED

M. CONTAINER OR WRAPPING

N. FOOD CONTACT SURFACE

P. CONSUMER GROUP/DIETARY USE/LABEL CLAIM

R. GEOGRAPHIC PLACES AND REGIONS

Z. ADJUNCT CHARACTERISTICS OF FOOD

ADJUNCT CHARACTERISTICS OF FOOD NOT KNOWN

ADJUNCT CHARACTERISTICS OF MEAT, POULTRY OR FISH

ADJUNCT CHARACTERISTICS OF PLANTS

BIOTECHNOLOGICALLY DERIVED FOOD

FOOD CONTENT RANGE (EUROPE)

FORMULATED MIX

HACCP GUIDE

MATERIAL OF CONTACT PRIOR TO PACKAGING

PRESENCE OF CASING OR RIND

PRESENCE OF PACKING MEDIUM

PRODUCTION ENVIRONMENT

STATUS OF FOOD NAME




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