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    Regulatory Requirements for Meal Replacement Products: An International Review

    This article reviews and discusses the regulatory status of meal replacement products internationally with an emphasis on 1991 Codex Alimentarius Commission (CODEX), relevant product categories, intended purposes and consumer confidence. Restructuring some of the regulations in the US may be useful to both manufacturers and consumers. Introduction “Meal replacement” is a term used in the US and other parts of the world to describe a type of product used to replace a per...