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Pepsi backs Dutch muscle function project

Pepsi backs Dutch muscle function project

By Shane Starling

Food giant PepsiCo has joined a private-public research project in the Netherlands that is investigating how nutrition affects muscle function in athletes and the elderly.

Bimuno: May be feeling financial discomfort after EFSA rejected its gastro discomfort health claim appeal

EFSA rebuffs prebiotic appeal hopes

By Shane Starling

The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) health claims panel has given short shrift to an appeal by a Malta-based start-up urging it to revise a 2009 rejection of the prebiotic potential of the company’s proprietary Bimuno formulation.

Nestlé boosts Chinese food science activity

Nestlé boosts Chinese food science activity

By Shane Starling

Food giant Nestlé has opened a new food science lab in mainland China as it extends the activity of its Beijing-based Nestlé Research Center (NRC).

Pharma research? Nutra research? Perhaps both...

CRN: IND guidance could run against spirit of DSHEA

By Shane Starling

As the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) prepares final guidance on Investigational New Drugs (INDs) a leading trade group has warned of the damaging effect on nutrient research that could follow if the application of INDs is not modified from the current...

The secrets of success for clinical trials

Dispatches from SupplySide West

The secrets of success for clinical trials

By Stephen Daniells

Increasing regulatory pressure around the globe is focusing attention on supporting the efficacy of ingredients and products. Dr Jay Udani, CEO of Medicus Research, gave us his 5 secrets for clinical trials success.

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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