Food for special medical purposes as tube feeding and special dietary supplements have been the main topics during the annual congress of the German „Diätverband“(28th of June 2013 in Berlin). Well-known experts were speaking about the influence of tube and sip feeding treating and preventing the malnutrition, proven by medical and economic facts.

In future, for the so called “ergänzende bilanzierte Diäten”, the obligatory text will be “for the dietary management” instead of the labeling “for the dietary treatment….”