EFSA has published its recommendations on how to conduct whole genome sequence (WGS) analysis of microorganisms used in the food chain - a step which should solve identification issues once and for all.
The probiotic strain Bacillus subtilis DE111 offers beneficial immunomodulatory benefits through anti-inflammatory and suppressive action on both innate and adaptive cell types, according to a new study.
Researchers have highlighted nutrition as a possible factor influencing the effectiveness of the COVID-19 vaccine, as recent news establishes a link between vitamin D levels and an adequate immune response.
The pandemic has boosted interest in immune health support ingredients of all kinds. As scientists race to determine the best way to help patients in the current crisis, NutraIngredients-USA takes a look at what some of the latest research has to say...
As bodies age, their systems do, too. The concept of addressing ‘immunosenescence,’ or the specific aging of the immune system, has risen as a way to look at keeping older individuals healthier for longer as a subset of supporting their overall health.
The immune support category continues to dominate dietary supplements as the pandemic proceeds to push consumers toward prioritizing their immune health. But with more than two million Americans getting the COVID-19 vaccine every day, where does the category...
Despite the presence of established ingredients, an expanding consumer pool and constant demand for immune health products is offering opportunities for new ingredients to break through and offer formulators different ways to support immunity.
Folium Biosciences has become another US-based firm to submit a Novel Foods application to the UK for its cannabidiol (CBD)-based oil in response to the 31 March deadline set by the country’s food authority.
After a record-breaking 2020 Digital Summit, the IPA World Congress + Probiota Americas is back for 2021 with a dynamic extended program, a more immersive platform with new features, and more on-demand content.