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EFSA says studies lacked product type specificity in rejecting yoghurt wight loss claims

EFSA health claim opinions

EFSA rejects yoghurt weight loss health claims

By Shane STARLING

168 human publications including 48 intervention studies, 20 observational studies, 12 meta-analyses, 13 reviews, and 75 other studies (bioavailability and mechanistic studies) have failed to convince the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) that fat-free...

One or two studies can be enough to win a health claim, researchers conclude

Researchers unravel EU hydrocolloid health claims

By Anne Bruce

Planning, wording and relevant science are the keys to fibre health claim success in the EU, researchers have found after scrutinising the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) approach to hydrocolloids.

Symposium outlines methods of best practice for designing clinical trials

Clinical trial tips to win an EFSA health claim

By Oliver Nieburg

Atlantia Food Contract Research Organisation has identified methods of best practices to help food and supplements makers conduct human intervention studies that will help them win a European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) health claim.

EFSA ha rejected a Valio probiotic gut health claim

EFSA health claim opinion

EFSA rejects 86-study strong Valio probiotic gut health claim

By Shane Starling

The European Food Safety Authority has rejected an article 13.5 health claim that sought to link consumption of the probiotic strain, Lactobacillus rhamnosus GG, with gastrointestinal benefits.

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