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EFSA Panel rules on trio of supplement ingredients

By Will Chu

The European Food Safety Authority (ESFA) has taken the month of July to give its scientific opinion on a number of dietary supplement ingredients following requests from the European Commission.

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All-natural new launches and product updates

By Nikki Hancocks

Product launches and updates from this month reveal an 'all-natural' theme, with 'pure' flavours, a beauty-from-within innovation and a new patent approval for an all-natural product.

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EFSA expands opportunities for vitamin D fortification

By Nikki Hancocks

Lallemand has successfully expanded the permitted categories of use for its vitamin D yeast in the EU after gaining favourable opinion from the EFSA for the use in 32 additional food categories.

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Experts offer clarity on labeling calories for non-macronutrients

By Stephen Daniells

Despite some confusion in the marketplace and an unresolved citizen’s petition on the issue, dietary supplement brands should label all nutrition information, particularly calories on sports nutrition products, industry experts tell NutraIngredients-USA.

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New guide offers transparency on plant-based sports nutrition

By Nicola Gordon-Seymour

Increasing popularity of plant-based sports nutrition has compelled sports nutritionist, TJ Waterfall, to compile a new guide designed to educate consumers and promote the industry’s commitment to vegan and vegetarian nutrition.

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UK Gov considers bold new nutraceutical laws

By Nikki Hancocks

The UK's Government has published a report of proposals which aim to attract significant investment and boost innovation in the nutraceutical sector post-Brexit.

ANSES: ‘We have questions about nanomaterials'

ANSES: ‘We have questions about nanomaterials'

By Will Chu

In light of the recent ruling concerning titanium dioxide, French authorities have cast the net wider and urged caution over the use of nanomaterials in food as well as in antibacterial products.

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ASA rejects supplement Instagram ads and health links

By Will Chu

The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has rejected advertisements by a UK-based food supplement retailer, which used social media to state its products could prevent, treat or cure human disease.

ISAPP moves to define definition and scope of postbiotics

ISAPP moves to define definition and scope of postbiotics

By Will Chu

The International Scientific Association for Probiotics and Prebiotics (ISAPP) has clarified the term ‘postbiotics’ in a statement that responds to the scientific groundswell and growing number of postbiotic applications.

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