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EFSA says no to probiotic health claims guidance


July 7, 2009
By FoodQualityNews.com

July 7, 2009 – The European Food Safety Authority is unlikely
to consider setting guidance for probiotic health claims, despite
mounting pressure from industry and the scientific community stressing
the need for a clear regulatory framework.

July 7, 2009 – The European Food Safety Authority is unlikely
to consider setting guidance for probiotic health claims, despite
mounting pressure from industry and the scientific community stressing
the need for a clear regulatory framework.

The current lack of regulatory definitions and standards for probiotics
has resulted in the term being misused both commercially and
scientifically, producing an inconsistent and often unfair market for
the products. | READ MORE

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