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Experts wanted: EFSA calls for new NDA Panel members

Experts wanted: EFSA calls for new NDA Panel members

By Nathan GRAY

The European Food Safety Authority has opened applications for its next Scientific Panel on Nutrition, Novel Food and Food Allergens (NDA) – which is tasked with setting dietary reference values and authorising and rejecting health claims dossiers.

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VITAFOODS 2017 PREVIEW

Sports nutrition regulation has improved but is still uncertain: ESSNA

By Emma Jane Cash

Regulation for sports nutrition has had a long and winding road over the last decade but there are still issues that need addressing, says European Specialist Sports Nutrition Alliance (ESSNA) vice-chair Stuart Shotton ahead of his talk at Vitafoods 2017...

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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?

Last year there were European press reports that the ketone drinks were being used by cyclists at the Tour de France, but this was adamantly by the UK-based Sky team accused.

'20 to 30 elite sportspeople/teams' involved in ketone research

By Annie Harrison-Dunn

Oxford researchers behind a novel performance-enhancing ketone drink get around an email a day from sports teams hoping to buy the product – and another 20-30 unnamed professional teams have already been involved in research trials with the product.

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