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ISAPP: “The panel concluded that the general benefit of support­ing a healthy digestive tract was reinforced by evidence gathered on a large number of different probiotic strains representing commonly studied species.”

ISAPP consensus: Gut, yes. Immunity, no (for now)

Time to recognise ‘core benefits of certain probiotics’: ISAPP

By Shane STARLING

The evidence has grown so strong for the best-documented probiotic strains that a generic digestive health claim should exist, according to a consensus statement from leading international researchers published this week in Nature Reviews: Gastroenterology...

Jamieson Labs sold to US private equity firm

Jamieson Labs sold to US private equity firm

By Hank Schultz

Jamieson’s Laboratories, Ltd, Canada’s leading dietary supplement manufacturer, has entered into an agreement to sell the company to CCMP Capitol Advisors for a reported $300 million.

Health claims report slammed as ‘unscientific’

Health claims report slammed as ‘unscientific’

By Lorraine Heller

A new report that calls for fewer restrictions on the use of health claims in Canada has been criticized as being “superficial” and not grasping the intricacies of the Canadian and US food legislative frameworks.

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