European Food Safety Authority

Mooted PARNUTs revisions have been welcomed

PARNUTS revision

Industry backs vote to amend PARNUTs framework

By Kacey Culliney

European industry and consumer groups have broadly backed draft amendments to the much-debated specialised foods Directive known as PARNUTs.

Start-ups hope EFSA will look more favourably on research designed with the agency's requirement in mind

Probiotic start-ups pushing new research to please EFSA

By Shane Starling

Spanish and British probiotics companies are driving funds into strain and product-specific studies as they attempt to build scientific backing that will survive in the European Union health claims clampdown.

The quest for a radical new world for antioxidants

The quest for a radical new world for antioxidants

Here’s a radical thought for the marketers - the benefits of antioxidants may not be related to antioxidant activity. Last week’s NutraIngredients Antioxidants Conference suggested some tough choices are ahead.