The Italian Ministry of Health has acted on recent adverse events linked to turmeric-based food supplements by prohibiting all health claims linked to the botanical, and issuing a new warning to be used on product labels.
The Italian Association of Health Products and Manufacturers, FederSalus and the Giovanni Lorenzini Foundation, are to team up in a pact looking to generate deeper insight into supplements’ role in nutrition.
Italy’s Ministry of Health has made available a document that looks into improving the nutritional needs of the country’s elderly by addressing the ‘triple burden of malnutrition’ that this group is susceptible to.
American consumers are increasingly looking for products with a focus on simple, high-quality ingredients and sustainability. And a group of Italian companies believe their products are ready to meet these demands: with their drinks on show at the Winter...
Italian food authorities issue guidance on the purity of amino acids in dietary supplements becoming only the second European country to do so in moves intended to guarantee consumers ‘a high level of protection’.
Differences in gut bacteria could account for altered nutrient absorption
Polyphenols from plant extracts are absorbed into the body at widely different times, with the microbiota playing an important role in significant variation in bioavailability and absorption patterns, warns a new study.
As the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) welcomed a broad range of stakeholders to its Italian HQ today to debate data and process transparency, the food industry asked at what point openness brakes innovation and competitive advantage?
European researchers are attempting to discover whether moving to a
different country and changing diet can alter the risk of
developing cardiovascular disease (CVD) using population studies
from Italy, Belgium and the UK.