The lack of a clear, shared definition of nutraceuticals risks them remaining in the grey area between food and pharmaceuticals and failing to reach their full potential as a therapeutic tool, suggests a new review in the British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology.
By Katia Merten-Lentz, partner at international law firm Keller and Heckman
New novel food regulations came into force in the European Union this January. Thanks to this new legislation, food business operators are now equipped with tools facilitating innovation, Keller and Heckman partner Katia Merten-Lentz suggests.
Boosting skills, lifting agricultural productivity, improving the UK’s diet and dealing with the fallout from Brexit were identified as priorities for the coming 12 months at the first UK Food and Drink Sector Council meeting.
NutraIngredients-Asia and FoodNavigator-Asia are bringing together business leaders, policymakers and academics to debate how industry can meet the food and nutritional challenges brought about by Asia-Pacific's rapidly ageing population.
With social care and medical costs are predicted to hit €17.8bn (£15.7bn) a year in the UK by 2030, politicians from all parties have called on the Government to address the issue of malnutrition amongst the elderly.
The methods used by German authorities in proposals for safe maximum levels of vitamin and mineral supplements have come under criticism for failing to take into account EU-wide guidance from EFSA and 'is at odds with internationally recognised procedures'....
Food and supplement companies are firmly in the sights of China's Supreme People's Procuratorate (SPP), which is demanding a fresh clampdown on illegal advertising for food, drugs and wellness products.
The International Plant Sterols and Stanols Association (IPSSA) is today launching an initiative to provide more information on the importance of LDL- cholesterol as a key modifiable risk factor for heart disease, and what people can do in general to...