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Are omega-3 fatty acids prebiotic ingredients?

By Stephen Daniells

Omega-3s may beneficially alter the composition of the gut microbiome and lead to increases in the production of short chain fatty acids, says a study from King’s College London.

Tereos Syral will resubmit the rejected claim by the end of the year with new studies. Photo credits: / piotr_malczyk

Tereos to spend €0.5m to resubmit rejected 'normal defecation' claim

By Annie Harrison-Dunn

The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has rejected Tereos Syral’s health claim application for short-chain fructooligosaccharides (scFOS) from sucrose and the maintenance of normal defecation – but the company said it is ready to invest big money...

Beneo ends two-year prebiotic price freeze

Beneo ends two-year prebiotic price freeze

By Shane Starling

Leading prebiotic supplier Beneo-Orafti has pushed up prices for its inulin and oligofructose prebiotic fibres by 8%, citing rising input costs in its first price increase in two years.


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