9th International Akademie Fresenius Conference “Health Claims and Functional Ingredients”

Categorised in: Posted on Wed 29th January

Health claims and Functional Ingredients: several aspects of the Health Claims Regulations were presented during the Conference “Health Claims and Functional Ingredients” (link), hosted by  Akedemie Fresenius in Mainz (DE) on 4th and 5th June 2019.

The conference’s structure was divided into three different panels: the Legal frame, Application and Authorisation, Nutrition and Functional Ingredients.

IPA Europe was represented by the Executive Director Ms Rosanna Pecere, who gave a presentation on understating probiotics in an European context. During the presentation, Ms Pecere summarised the EU Regulatory Framework on probiotics which penalise the probiotic category, indicating that a correct food information is needed to enable the consumers to make a responsible choice, and concluded presenting  several approaches on how to move forward.