Probiotics

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Probiotic shows promise for reducing frequency of common cold symptoms

By Olivia Haslam

Susceptibility to common cold symptoms such as runny nose, sneezing, and sore throat, could be reduced by supplementing with probiotic LAB strain Lactobacillus paragasseri SBT2055 (LG2055), particularly in people with weakened immunity, a new study has...

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Trends from Anuga 2023: Functional dairy

By Teodora Lyubomirova

DairyReporter recently visited the biennial tradeshow that took place in Cologne, Germany. Here, we bring you the first of a series of articles dedicated to the trends we spotted, starting with functional dairy.

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Dietary microbes & probiotic pills linked to better cognition

By Stephen Daniells

Increased intake of beneficial bacteria from fermented foods and prebiotic and probiotic dietary supplements are associated with better cognition, says a new analysis of data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES).

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Next-gen probiotic gets FDA no objection GRAS

By Stephen Daniells

Netherlands-based Caelus Health has received a letter of no objection from the US FDA regarding the GRAS (generally recognized as safe) status for a next-generation microbe.

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Five-fold increase: ADM opens 'world-first' production hub in Spain

By Teodora Lyubomirova

The nutrition solutions specialist has invested more than US$30m into the Valencia-based production facility, which will serve several key global markets and significantly boost the company's capability to produce the sought-after ingredients.

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France to allow ‘probiotic’ on food supplements labels

By Stephen Daniells

France's General Directorate for Competition, Consumer Affairs and Fraud Prevention (DGCCRF), part of its Ministry of the Economy, has announced that the term “probiotic” will be allowed on the labels of food supplements in the country.

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NZMP to supply Maypro with probiotics

By Jim Cornall

NZMP, Fonterra’s ingredients brand, and Maypro, a global suppliers of nutraceutical ingredients and fine chemicals, have entered into an agreement whereby Maypro will be an authorized reseller of NZMP's BifidoB HN019 and LactoB HN001 probiotic strains...

Recipients of the Danone North America Fellowship Grant will explore how the gut microbiome, yogurt and probiotics help sustain human health and wellness through growth, development, and longevity. Pic: Getty Images/vavlt

Danone North America continues research grants

By Jim Cornall

For the 10th year in a row, Danone North America will award two graduate students $25,000 each for conducting research to further study the role of the gut microbiome, yogurt and probiotics for human health.

SynSynbiotec specializes in the R&D of probiotics for applications in human and animal nutrition. Pic: Getty Images/tupungato

Sacco to take control of Synbiotec

By Jim Cornall

Italian headquartered biotech company Sacco srl, which produces lactic bacteria and probiotics for the food, nutraceutical and pharmaceutical industries, has recently taken over the majority of Synbiotec, a spin-off company of the University of Camerino...

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NZMP partners with Sun Genomics on personalized probiotics

By Jim Cornall

NZMP, the ingredient-solutions brand of global dairy company Fonterra, and Sun Genomics, one of the world’s first, made-to-order probiotic companies, have established a partnership to undertake consumer studies to better understand the various health...

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Fonterra and VitaKey partner on probiotics

By Jim Cornall

Looking to a future where it is likely that many foods will be more valued for their specific health benefits, Fonterra and VitaKey Inc. have announced a dairy science collaboration on Fonterra’s probiotic strains.