EFSA seeks comment on gut, immune function claims guidance10 Feb 2015
EFSA is giving stakeholders and other interested parties the opportunity to comment on the draft update of its guidance for health claims related to gut and immune function. The guidance, which was first published in 2011, is intended to assist applicants in preparing their applications for the authorisation of health claims related to the gastrointestinal […]
The guidance, which was first published in 2011, is intended to assist applicants in preparing their applications for the authorisation of health claims related to the gastrointestinal tract, the immune system, and defence against pathogenic microorganisms. It includes examples from past and ongoing evaluations to illustrate EFSA’s approach to evaluating health relationships and outcome variables which may be acceptable in these areas, as well as the conditions under which they may be acceptable.
The revision takes into account the outcome of a public consultation on a discussion paper together with new scientific evidence available to EFSA’s Panel on Dietetic Products, Nutrition and Allergies (NDA) and the experience gained from the evaluation of health claim applications related to the gastrointestinal tract, the immune system, and defence against pathogenic microorganisms.
Interested parties are invited to submit written comments by 23 March 2015.
Scouting out the latest health trends and innovations at Vitafoods Europe
20 May 2022
From mood, cognition, and gut health to the importance of selling experiences rather than products, the Healthy Marketing Team (HMT) rounds up the biggest trends it spotted at Vitafoods Europe last week.Read more
Top trends to watch at Expo West
18 Feb 2022
From the foodification of supplements to mission-driven commerce, trendspotters at Natural Products Expo West have identified the top 10 trends shaping the US healthy food industry.Read more
New Product Zone showcased the most innovative products at Fi Europe
15 Dec 2021
Attendees of Fi Europe 2021 were able to discover an extensive selection of the most innovative products, showcased alongside insightful information at the New Product Zone.Read more
Startup Innovation Challenge 2021: Recognising disruptive ideas in F&B innovation
6 Dec 2021
The Fi Global Startup Innovation Challenge aims to support innovative projects within the F&B industry by offering startups the opportunity to showcase their innovations and meet the industry's foremost ingredients professionals.Read more
Fi Europe Innovation Awards: Recognising innovative ingredient solutions at Fi Europe 2021
6 Dec 2021
The Fi Europe Innovation Awards recognise ground-breaking work in food and beverage ingredients at the annual Fi Europe, co-located with Hi Europe, event. This year has featured some outstanding ingredients and concepts in the fields of health, sustain...Read more
Fi Europe opens its doors to in-person attendees today!
30 Nov 2021
After a week-long online program Fi Europe opens for in-person attendees under 2G measures in Frankfurt today – if you’re not able to attend in-person, you can follow the program from the show floor live on the online platform.Read more
Obama celebrated 60 with top vegan brands
9 Aug 2021
Plant-based foods have become so widely accepted that former President Barack Obama’s 60th birthday celebration featured a vegan, plant-based menu, according to a menu leaked by Bloomberg.Read more
Plant-based nugget prices cheaper than real chicken
3 Aug 2021
Chickenflation is a real thing, and plant-based protein maker Alpha Foods is taking advantage of skyrocketing chicken prices to grab the attention of non-meat eaters and meat eaters alike.Read more
Future of Nutrition Award debuts at the Fi Europe Innovation Awards
16 Jul 2021
The Fi Europe Innovation Awards, held at Fi Europe 2021 co-located with Hi Europe, celebrate people, companies and organisations breaking new ground in the Food & Beverage industry.Read more
Flavor company Givaudan crowdsources flavors with its Aroma Kiosk
12 Apr 2021
Swiss flavor giant Givaudan has rolled out its Aroma Kiosk, a digital sensory tool that crowdsources flavor preferences. These kiosks are located globally in grocery and retail stores as well as universities where shoppers can interact with the technol...Read more
Are you a supplier?
Here's what we can do for you
- Generate quality leads for your business
- Stay visible for 365 days of the year
- Receive product inquiries and respond to meeting requests directly
- Improve company online presence through Search Engine Optimisation