Dispatches from Vitafoods Europe 2012

Nutraceutical industry needs new trial design culture: Research veteran

By Shane Starling

- Last updated on GMT

The multi-billion euro global nutraceutical industry will never achieve its potential until it better adapts pharma protocols – and this can be done with food nutrients, says Dr Stephen de Felice, who was the keynote speaker at the recent Vitafoods expo and conference.

After his presentation, the chairman of the Foundation for Innovation in Medicine and the gentleman who invented the term ‘nutraceutical’ in 1989 , dropped by to express his hope and frustration for an industry he has spent life working to better.

“That’s the new market – between the drug market and the present dietary supplement market. The products are not without promise but they don’t do the clinical studies,”​ Dr de Felice said.

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