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Sweden to expand mandatory vitamin D fortification

The Swedish National Food Agency (NFA) has proposed an extension of the products subject to mandatory vitamin D fortification.

Higher fibre intake could cut diabetes risk

New research data, coupled with a fresh meta-analysis of previous studies, has added to evidence that increasing dietary fibre reduces the risk of developing diabetes.

Novel food legislation faces hold-up as Member States reject Parliament’s ‘right to veto’

The long running process to develop a new centralised legislative procedure for novel food approvals has hit the rocks again – meaning major delays and backlogs are now on the cards, warn industry insiders.

Prebiotics bring infant formula closer to ‘golden standard’ of breast milk: Review

There is growing evidence of the health benefits of adding prebiotics to infant formula, according to a review from Belgian and Russian researchers.

Human data supports salmon oil’s ability to reduce oxidative stress

Supplements of salmon oil may reduce markers of oxidative stress, with no effects from additional multivitamins, says a new study from Australia.

News in brief

BEUC calls for caffeine claim ban following EFSA opinion

With the European Food Safety Authority’s (EFSA) caffeine safety opinion finally published yesterday, the European Consumer Organisation (BEUC) has called now for the ‘obvious conclusions’ to be drawn.