Oral/Gum health

BLIS K12 is part of a portfolio of clinically documented bacterial strains for supporting our natural immune defense and preventing infections of the mouth and throat.   Image © Jan-Otto / Getty Images

News in brief

Probi announced 1st production batches of dairy-free BLIS K12

By Stephen Daniells

Probiotic player Probi has completed the first commercial production batches of a dairy-free BLIS K12 at its US manufacturing site, with the new BLIS strains available shortly to customers around the world.

The study found that the potential oral probiotic could inhibit the activity of various common pathogenic bacteria.    Image © Jan-Otto / Getty Images

Study identifies new oral probiotic candidate

By Stephen Daniells

A bacterial strain isolated from the mouth and throat of a healthy five-year-old child may prevent the adherence of a key oral pathogen, suggests a new study from China.

Getty | Roger Utting

Thousands sign petition demanding Holland & Barrett store closures

By Nikki Hancocks

Holland & Barrett staff have set up a petition, signed by thousands of staff and customers, begging the company to close its stores during the coronavirus pandemic as they argue their lives and the lives of customers are being put at risk.

Last chance saloon: NutraIngredients Awards 2020 deadline TODAY

Get your entries submitted by today ... or miss out!

Last chance saloon: NutraIngredients Awards 2020 deadline TODAY

By Nathan Gray

It is time to pick a category and submit your entry to the NutraIngredients Awards 2020. Make sure you get your submission to one of our 12 categories in before the the end of today (Friday 7th February).

LAST CHANCE! Calling all probiotic, prebiotic and microbiome focused researchers

Probiota Frontiers sessions deadline is today!

LAST CHANCE! Calling all probiotic, prebiotic and microbiome focused researchers

By Nathan Gray

Are you a researcher with compelling new data on the microbiome? Do you have exciting probiotic or prebiotic science to share? Would you like to present your findings at the leading microbiome-focused event? If so, today is the last day to submit your...

NutraIngredients Awards 2019: One week left

Deadline is 25th January

NutraIngredients Awards 2019: One week left

By Robert Rose

The NutraIngredients Awards is set to celebrate the best of the nutrition and dietary supplements industry as it returns to Geneva for its fifth year alongside Vitafoods Europe 2019 next May. Which of our 12 categories will you be applying for?

MEPs last week said they were “convinced the authority should be endowed with a sufficient budget to hire independent in-house experts with no conflicts of interest”. ©iStock

Analysis: Can EFSA ever cut ties with industry?

By David Burrows

The consultation for a new policy on independence at the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) draws to a close this week and campaigners have told FoodNavigator that the final document won’t be worth the paper it’s written on

©iStock/BrianAJackson

Your Voice Matters

Have your say today: NutraIngredients state of the industry survey

By Nathan Gray

Which consumer trends will be important for your business? Are European markets too fragmented? What is in store for your category? How are EU rules affecting your prospects? To gauge our readers’ views on these – and many more questions - NutraIngredients...