Leading soy supplier Solae has criticised the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) for a selective approach that saw the agency’s health claims panel dismiss upward of 30 human intervention studies contained in an article 14, soy protein, cholesterol-lowering...
The UK Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has ruled against press adverts promoting the bowel health potential of probiotic and fibre-containing food supplements due to a lack of scientific backing.
The Danish Veterinary and Food Administration (DVFA) has issued a consumer warning about food supplements containing black cohosh after becoming aware of several websites promoting the menopausal herb.
In part two of this exclusive NutraIngredients podcast, Professor Albert Flynn, chair of European Food Safety Authority’s Scientific Panel on Dietetic Products, Nutrition and Allergies (NDA) refutes criticism the agency is biased toward certain nutrients.
French nutricosmetics specialist Laboratoires Innéov has had a submission linking its proprietary blend with improved skin health turned down by the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) health claims panel.