Responding to the need for strain-specific probiotic testing, Eurofins becomes the first third party laboratory to employ DuPont’s polymerase-chain-reaction (PCR) genotyping assays to identify probiotics at the strain level.
Dietary ingredients have still mostly escaped the most recent iteration of tariff lists for Chinese goods released by the Trump Administration. The real risk is not to the bottom line but to trade relationships in general, experts in the industry agree.
The Italian Ministry of Agricultural, Food and Forestry Policies (MIPAAF) has approved legislation that simplifies the cultivation, harvesting and processing of botanical plants potentially used for food supplements.
The long-running saga of proposed new regulations for New Zealand's supplement industry has taken another turn, with a new Members' Bill being laid out in parliament detailing a whole new set of proposals.
China has cemented its status as one of the world’s most important global players, according to industry body the International Probiotics Association (IPA), with data revealing that nearly half of all APAC sales come from the country.