Global probiotics leader Danone says its withdrawn probiotic health claim dossiers will remain untouched on its shelves at least until it attends a gut and immune health claim workshop to be hosted by EFSA this year.
The European Food Safety Authority yesterday committed to increased applicant dialogue and a series of health claim workshops at the stakeholders meeting it hosted yesterday at its Parma headquarters, but many industry representatives left with key concerns...
Scott Bush, the VP of marketing, health and nutrition in Bioactives at Danisco USA, talks to Stephen Daniells about the challenges the probiotics industry faces in the form of new European Union health claims laws.
With little change in sight in the European Union’s new stringent health claims system, industry is being urged to get creative to promote healthy foods and supplements, at a packed Vitafoods discussion this morning.
As the drama surrounding the European Union health claims system thickens, Vitafoods hosts a day-long seminar that will unpick key issues from marketing practices to the drug/food borderline to legal and consumer perspectives of healthy food and supplement...
Swedish probiotics supplier Probi has six months to cease linking its probiotic strain Lactobacillus plantarum 299v with improved iron absorption, after its health claim rejection was written into the Official Journal of the European Union this week.
Sales of the world’s first probiotic juice, ProViva, have not been dented by the raft of probiotic strain negative opinions flowing from the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA), with sales jumping eight per cent in the first quarter of 2010.