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Italy sets up fine system for non-compliant health claims

Italy sets up fine system for non-compliant health claims

In an effort to reduce misleading uses of health claims on advertising for nutritional products, the Italian government has published a decree detailing financial penalties.

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Time running out for Australian supplement firms to respond to raft of regulatory changes


Have your say today: NutraIngredients state of the industry survey

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Naturally functional: Are consumers turned off by 'added' functionality

The 'upgraded' bacteria produces enough vitamin B12 to enable EFSA claims, and could pave the way for further probiotic claims, says Winclove.

First steps: Winclove set for 'probiotic claim' with B12 producing bacteria

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EU Commission revises “outdated” medical device regulation

Feficiency of vitamins A, D, and E was positively correlated with RRTI occurrence. ©iStock

Vitamin A, D and E deficiency linked to repeat colds and flu in Chinese children: Case control study

Academics did not see a detrimental effect of soy food intake among women who were treated with endocrine therapy. ©iStock

Soy and breast cancer controversy: Dietary products ‘safe and beneficial’, study finds

Antrodia salmonea helps kill cancer cells, said study.

Taiwan mushroom’s cancer cell destroying properties pose potential treatment benefits

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Omega-3 could decrease mortality rate in postmenopausal women, study suggests

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