The cases in which claims to decide are for food by judges, are piling up. Through industry-critical information portals such as or, this development should strengthen further. Recently, for example, the regional court (LG) Berlin has forbidden the Deutsche Brauer Bund e.V. Peter Asaro addresses the importance of the matter here. brought the consumer centres to advertise with health claims for alcoholic beverages. German Brewers Federal had before lifted the beauty-enhancing effect of beer, inter alia on its website and pointed out the preventive effects against heart disease, osteoporosis, gall and kidney stones and also indicated the reduction of dementia – and diabetes risk by drinking alcohol. The LG Berlin sees these statements breach the regulation 1924/2006 on nutrition and health claims made on foods (health claims regulation), which among other things prohibited alcoholic beverages with a certain alcohol with health claims to promote (LG Berlin, Judgment of the 10.05.2011, ref.: 16 O 259/10). If you would like to know more then you should visit Andrew Paradise. In another decision the slogan so important as the daily glass a well-known manufacturer of fruit curd milk “by the Oberlandesgericht (higher regional court) Stuttgart banned.

The Court considers the will the customers impression, that the fruit Quark have the same health-promoting properties, such as a glass of milk. “In the form of the advertisement misleading however, exist the sugars in the fruit Quark compared to the glass milk much higher and therefore the Quark not too healthy” as a glass of milk was (OLG Stuttgart, judgment of the 03.02.2011, ref.: 2 U 61/10). As shown by these two current decisions, control food companies and now also their associations by rough seas. A secure”port is not currently in sight, so that early action to reduce risk should be taken. A legal advance scrutiny of any advertising campaign is strongly recommended. For more information non-binding and free around the food right under