By Will Chu, Niamh Michail, Hank Schultz, and Cheryl Tay
The interest in cannabidiol (CBD) use in food supplements, foods, and even as an ingredient in cosmetics has gained much momentum in the past five years, but what is the regulatory situation around the world?
Translating policy into action to improve nutrition is proving a struggle for some countries, according to new data, which clarify gaps in food fortification coverage as well as availability and intake.
Medical nutrition terminology is not consistently defined - with frequent inconsistencies between definitions and regulations relating to specific terms and practices, warn researchers who argue that standardised terminology is needed.
Probiotic food and drink companies 'should be more angry' about health claim restraints which act as barriers to consumer health, according to a marketing expert who spoke at Probiota Copenhagen last week.