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What's on the label isn't always what's in the product

Do commercial probiotics need better quality controls?

By Nathan GRAY

Probiotic products should have a more stringent quality control process with processes that ensure contents match what is on the label, warns a new position paper.

MEPs last week said they were “convinced the authority should be endowed with a sufficient budget to hire independent in-house experts with no conflicts of interest”. ©iStock

Analysis: Can EFSA ever cut ties with industry?

By David Burrows

The consultation for a new policy on independence at the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) draws to a close this week and campaigners have told FoodNavigator that the final document won’t be worth the paper it’s written on

GALLERY: Your guide to what's happening at Vitafoods 2017

GALLERY: Your guide to what's happening at Vitafoods 2017

By Nathan GRAY

With Vitafoods 2017 just around the corner, we take a look at the latest innovation, product launches, and other interesting offerings at the three-day event. Take a browse through our gallery to see what's on offer!

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What should EFSA do to improve the NHCR?

By Emma Jane Cash

The aims of health claims are to encourage fair competition, prevent the public from being mislead and to promote innovation, but more and more companies are being put off by the application process. What needs to change?

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