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Time for an EU health claims rethink

Time for an EU health claims rethink

In a NutraIngredients.com round table discussion, DSM’s Bas van Buijtenen expresses widespread industry concern with the EU nutrition and health claims process, while Cantox’s Nigel Baldwin tells us what we should expect from next month’s meeting with...

What NutraIngredients took away from Vitafoods 2009

What NutraIngredients took away from Vitafoods 2009

Last week, executives in the functional food and dietary supplement industries gathered in Geneva for the sector’s biggest European trade event. Here, NutraIngredients reveals some of the key messages it took away from Vitafoods 2009.

A higher bar for infant nutrition

A higher bar for infant nutrition

The infant nutrition market has shifted one notch upwards, adjusting to safety concerns and stricter requirements. Shane Starling speaks to DSM’s Fabiana Assis on how the firm has raised the bar in response.

France gets with European supplements programme

France gets with European supplements programme

France has not been the fastest uptaker of European Union food supplement laws, but market liberalisation is underway, says French food supplements association (Synadiet) president, Alban Maggiar. If only EFSA would stop being so "Soviet-like"...

Omega-3 and the need for an RDI

Omega-3 and the need for an RDI

Omega-3 is arguably one of the ingredients most essential to people’s overall health, but consumption still falls massively short. In this roundtable discussion, Lorraine Heller speaks to experts in the field about the necessity and challenges of establishing...

Are health claims doomed?

Are health claims doomed?

With concern about the severity of EFSA’s health claim rulings raging, industry is asking if the regime may be stifling innovation and restricting the market. Shane Starling reports.

Finding positives in EFSA's negative HC opinions

Finding positives in EFSA's negative HC opinions

The level of science required to back health claims under Europe’s new regulations is high, and negative opinions are likely, but there is no need to panic, says Indena’s Christian Artaria. Yet.

Round table: Gut health and obesity

Round table: Gut health and obesity

Modifying our gut bacteria with probiotics and prebiotics may be a new weapon in the fight against obesity. Three experts active in this field discuss the current state of play, and what the future may hold for weight management with probiotics and prebiotics.

Blending food with cardiology

Blending food with cardiology

Cardiologist Richard Collins, a special guest of Cognis, explores the ease of formulating tasty and heart-healthy foods.

Healthy decadent chocolate

Healthy decadent chocolate

Decadent and healthy may not be words readily associated with each other, but Kerry Ingredients & Flavours showcases how to boost the fibre and protein content of chocolate without affecting texture.

The several ages of nutrition

The several ages of nutrition

Addressing consumers' nutritional needs is no longer a matter of one-size-fits-all. PL Thomas explains what consumers need and when they need it.

The soy taste challenge

The soy taste challenge

Solae surveys the market for soy-based products and responds to the challenge of making them taste good.

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