TITLE

European probiotics industry fears regulations will scuttle market for health-promoting or disease-preventing foods

AUTHOR(S)
Vogel, Lauren
PUB. DATE
August 2010
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;8/10/2010, Vol. 182 Issue 11, pE493
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the effect of the European Union nutrition and health regulations on European probiotic food industry in the consumer market. The regulations will protect the consumers against misleading advertisement and require the industry to submit all food and supplement health claims to the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) for scientific evaluation. Doctor Elinor McCartney, director of Pen & Tec Consulting, says that the there should be a guidance from EFSA.
ACCESSION #
53067657

 

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