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Infant formula marketing: The Lancet calls for total social media ban

Respected British medical journal The Lancet says global infant formula marketing regulations need tightening – including a complete ban on social media channels.

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Gut-brain axis uses immune system to ‘talk,’ study shows

The gut microbiome and the brain communicate to each other via the immune system, a study has shown as researchers delve deeper into the so-called 'gut-brain axis'. 

DISPATCHES FROM VITAFOODS Europe 2016

Nutraveris showcases its online reference platform at Vitafoods

French consultancy, Nutraveris was at Vitafoods to make available the latest version of its nutrient-health claim database that will better enable clients to source claims and nutrition research materials.

Food Standards Agency in row with scientists

The Food Standards Agency (FSA) board last week decided to go ahead with plans to replace its General Advisory Committee on Science (GACS) with a new Science Council in the face of unanimous opposition from members of GACS, who feared the loss of independent specialist scientific advice in the FSA’s...

European Obesity Day 2016

Meal replacements have key role to play in obesity battle – and need support from EU policy makers

Ahead of this year’s European Obesity Day, the trade groups Specialised Nutrition Europe (SNE) and European Very Low Calorie Diet (VLCD) Industry Group have called for greater support for regulated slimming products to stop overweight and obese consumers turning instead to more appealing ‘fad diets’.

Women's well-being chocolate Nutricoa enters market with vitamin supplement alternative

Start-up Nutricoa aims to make vitamin supplementation more palatable with a range of fortified chocolates aimed at women.