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Danone says there is not enough claims clarity to make a submission for Actimel and other products

EFSA gut/immune health meeting

Danone tells EFSA: Health claims “learning experience” is too costly

By Shane Starling

The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has repeatedly emphasised that the 2006 EU nutrition and health claims regulation is a learning experience for everyone involved – from its health claims assessment panel to industry stakeholders, to the member...

Defining the drug/food borderline is an

EFSA gut/immune health meeting

NDA details the food-drug divide and its “impossible task”

By Shane Starling in Amsterdam

“It’s a critical issue to figure out how to show the health benefits with foods without crossing the borderline into medicines,” European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) NDA health claims panel working group member, Maria Saarela, told NutraIngredients at...

Health claims, economic positivity and innovation: Views form HIE

Dispatches from HiE 2010

Health claims, economic positivity and innovation: Views form HIE

By Shane Starling & Jess Halliday in Madrid

The NutraIngredients team at HIE in Madrid discusses the first day of the trade show. Discussions were focused on health claims, and Shane Starling gauged reactions on the latest set of opinions from EFSA, from the likes Volac, Carbery, Glanbia on whey,...

Snack Size Science: Probiotics for dummies

Snack Size Science: Probiotics for dummies

By Stephen Daniells

NutraIngredient’s Snack Size Science brings you the week's top science every two weeks. This week we look at how probiotics may help keep babies healthy. A healthy baby is a happy baby.

Beauty from Within 2010 conference is Monday

Beauty from Within 2010 conference is Monday

By Katie Bird and Shane Starling

The Beauty from Within conference, brought to you by CosmeticsDesign-Europe.com and NutraIngredients.com, is only a week away and will uncover how you can get the most out of this emerging sector.

Nestlé enters functional foods ring as claims climate heats up

Nestle

Nestlé enters functional foods ring as claims climate heats up

By Shane Starling

On Monday Nestlé invited a media pack to the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology near its Lausanne, Switzerland, base to tell the world about its big move into, as it called it, “the opportunity between food and pharma”.

Snack Size Science: Ahoy to omega-3 from soy

Snack Size Science: Ahoy to omega-3 from soy

NutraIngredient’s Snack Size Science brings you the week's top science every two weeks. This week we cast our net for the newest science on sourcing fish oil from plants.

Nutricosmetics should be distributed as cosmetics products

Special Edition : Beauty From Within

Nutricosmetics should be distributed as cosmetics products

By Katie Bird

In the first part of this nutricosmetics series, we explore why edible beauty is tipped for significant growth. But success will only be found if the products are associated with cosmetics brands and sold in selective distribution channels, according...

EFSA health claims chief offers rejected dossier hope

EFSA health claims chief offers rejected dossier hope

By Shane Starling

In this third and final part of this exclusive NutraIngredients podcast with Professor Albert Flynn, chair of European Food Safety Authority’s Scientific Panel on Dietetic Products, Nutrition and Allergies (NDA), explains how rejected article 13.1 can...

EFSA health claims chief: Our methods are misunderstood

EFSA health claims chief: Our methods are misunderstood

By Shane Starling

In part two of this exclusive NutraIngredients podcast, Professor Albert Flynn, chair of European Food Safety Authority’s Scientific Panel on Dietetic Products, Nutrition and Allergies (NDA) refutes criticism the agency is biased toward certain nutrients.

Health claims chief highlights EFSA’s compromised comms policy

Health claims chief highlights EFSA’s compromised comms policy

By Shane Starling

Professor Albert Flynn, chair of European Food Safety Authority’s Scientific Panel on Dietetic Products, Nutrition and Allergies (NDA) tells Shane Starling how its communication ambitions are being thwarted by a lack of funding.

Neotame proposed as 'bitter blocker' for functional foods

Neotame proposed as 'bitter blocker' for functional foods

Recently approved under the EU sweeteners directive, neotame could be used to mask the strong taste of vitamins and minerals in functional foods - as well as more traditional uses in sweet foods, according to its European distributor.

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