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Healthy ageing and probiotics – the webinar results

What is the secret of healthy ageing? How can we ensure a long existence, while maintaining a high quality of life and a strong health? These were the topics of the webinar held on July 13th, organised by IPA Europe in collaboration with the International 11th Congress Probiotics, Prebiotics and new Foods. Featuring Professor Claudio ...

What’s in the name ‘probiotic’? Framing the use of the term to correctly identify probiotics in food and dietary supplements

What’s in the name ‘probiotic’? The topic of correctly identifying probiotics in food and dietary supplements is discussed in the article by Rosanna Pecere, executive director of IPA Europe in the latest issue of Agro Food Industry Hi Tech. Rosanna Pecere contends that “ The correct use of the term probiotic, per these criteria, will help to ...

Probiotics are high on the agenda in European Countries: after Spain and Denmark, the Netherlands on the right track on the use of the term probiotic

After Spain has recently allowed the use of the term probiotic invoking the mutual recognition principle, and  Denmark has started to discuss this topic in the national Parliament, asking for a European clarification on the use of the term, the Netherlands also intervene to define the use of the term probiotic in food and food supplements.  On Friday the “Nutrition and Health ...

The letter published on Gastroenterology in December 2020 brings additional arguments for the use of probiotics in prevention of diseases

In the letter of Maurizio Koch, MD, and Lucio Capurso, MD,  published on Gastroenterology in December 2020,  the Authors comment on two clinical recommendations of the American Gastroenterology Association (AGA) and bring additional arguments for the use of probiotics in the prevention of Clostridioides difficile infection, and on acute gastroenteritis in children, which are based on ...