Shoppers believe probiotics provide great health benefits and they want to consume them through food and drink beyond the refrigerator aisle, according to a new survey of more than 11,000 consumers across the world.
Recent comments by Bill Gates supporting probiotics and ways to modulate the microbiome to help tackle malnutrition are hugely significant, says the executive director of the International Probiotics Association (IPA).
Before rushing into an amendment of DSHEA it’s wise to consider how the law has already been modified and how full enforcement of those provisions might accomplish what the modification advocates have in mind, a trade organization cautions.
“There’s a new idea emerging that if you have a lot of followers on Instagram and you have a six pack then you are an authority on nutrition and health,” sports nutrition professionals were warned during a nutrition myth-busting conference held in Ireland...
A recent article in the Wall Street Journal has caused consternation among stakeholders in the probiotics space. Why? Well, for an article written by an MD and cancer researcher it’s as unscientific as it is potentially damaging.
As widely predicted, the plaintiff’s bar has turned its attention to the burgeoning CBD category with a series of lawsuits alleging that products contain “significantly lower levels of CBD than advertised.”
Trade body Natural Health Products New Zealand has called for the removal of a research paper which claimed that six out of 10 of the country’s best-selling fish oil products contained less omega-3 fatty acids than what was stated.