Vitafoods Europe is an annual event attracting 18,500+ of the most senior decision-makers in the global nutraceutical industry. This year, the Vitafoods Europe Education Programme has been revamped and includes three streams: R&D Forums, Business Workshops and Probiotics Summit.
Following Ms. Carine Lambert’s decision to leave IPA Europe at the end of January 2017 for family reasons, the Board of IPA Europe has appointed Ms. Rosanna Pecere to take over as new Executive Director, effective 23 January 2017.
To mark the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the passing of Prof. Elias Metchnikoff, pioneer of the science of ferments and first person ever to observe the health benefits of these microorganisms, Danone organised an event in honor of its founder, Isaac Carasso. His vision for the science of ferments led to the development of Danone’s first yogurt and to the current booming science around ferments. IPA Europe and its members attended this once in a lifetime event that took place on 5 December at the Pasteur Institute in Paris.
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IPA Europe is now registered in the official list of EFSA's stakeholders and looks forward to contributing to EFSA’s work plan and priorities.
The Board of IPA Europe is pleased to announce the appointment of Ms Rosanna Pecere to take over the position of Executive Director of IPA Europe as of 1 February 2017.
Join a top quality panel of experts on November 16 to discuss about the challenges and opportunities for the pre- & probiotics industry!
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Join the IPA and industry members as well as attendees from the FDA and FTC in this one-day collaborative workshop.
Check out the new IPA Counsel Corner and read Ivan Wasserman's article explaining how probiotics are regulated in the USA.
Informa’s SupplySide West, the leading ingredient and solutions tradeshow where science & strategy intersect, 20th annual event takes place October 4-8 in Las Vegas. The IPA Probiotics resource center will be an active destination for all things related to the global probiotics market and will include 5 one-hour presentations on both Thursday and Friday followed by an informative Q&A.
The Probiotics Congress: USA is taking place in La Jolla, San Diego, CA on 3-4 October. The event is collocated with the 4th Microbiome R&D and Business Collaboration Forum: USA. Global speakers from across the spectrum of microbiome research and industry will share and discuss the promise of this stunning new field.
Metabolic and brain function are the focus of the 2016 Harvard Probiotics Symposium: Gut Health, Microbiota & Probiotics throughout the lifespan. Top researchers from around the globe will present their latest research in what promises to be a stimulating two days in Boston, Massachusetts. International Probiotics Association will be there September 15 & 16.
IPA responds to the article published by researchers at the Novo Nordisk Foundation Center for Basic Metabolic Research at the University of Copenhagen on the effect of probiotic products on the fecal microbiota of healthy adults (posted in Genome Medicine on 10 May 2016).
The conference will explore the probiotic scientific frontier, its evolution and commercial application in food, supplements and related product areas. Leading experts will present the latest scientific, technical and market insights. IPA members benefit from a special member discount. Please register with the IPA promotional code to benefit from 25% off registration.
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As well as revising the general scientific guidance – which applies to health claims across the board – the Authority has updated its specific guidance for claims related to the immune system and the gastro-intestinal tract.
Members of the International Probiotics Association benefit from a special discount.
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The chairs of two committees of IPA Europe actively participated in the roundtable discussion of the Prebiotics & Probiotics 2015 online event that was organised by NutraIngredients on November 17. Bart Degeest, Chair of the Advocacy & Communication Committee and Arthur Ouwehand, Chair of the Scientific Advisory Board discussed about regulatory shifts in the EU and the status of the probiotic market in Europe and beyond.
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On September 30, IPA Europe was officially launched as the European branch of the International Probiotics Association. To mark the launch, IPA Europe hosted a policy discussion ‘Towards a clear status for probiotics in Europe’ with the aim of finding a solution to overcome deadlock that persists at EU level.
IPA Europe is holding a policy debate on Wednesday 30 September 2015 at the heart of the European district in Brussels. This event aims to introduce the newly created organisation and discuss potential solutions and ways forward for the probiotics sector. Speakers include EU and EFSA officials, Members of European Parliament, and scientific experts.
Member companies of International Probiotics Association (IPA), Global Alliance for Probiotics (GAP) and Yoghurt Live Fermented Milks Association (YLFA) are joining forces to create a single broad representative platform – a European branch of IPA, called International Probiotics Association Europe (IPA Europe).
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