As has happened for a number of years gone by, Digestive Wellness has once again has hit the top ten list for food and health trends in 2018. With ongoing emerging research linking our gut to brain health...

Australian shoppers may only associate probiotics with yoghurt and drinks like Yakult, but these tiny microorganisms are being added to more and more foods. Where once probiotics could only survive in...

A class action has been brought against fermented milk drink makers Yakult in the USA concerning health claims made on the product.   A motion to dismiss the action was denied as US district judge...

Fermented food bacteria aid human health, research Bacteria that have evolved to eat their way through yeast in the human gut could inform the development of new treatments for people suffering from bowel...

Gut and immune function health claims guidelines for EU updated The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has launched an open consultation on its updated draft Guidance on the scientific requirements...

Oral therapy could cure peanut allergies, Australian research study A probiotic treatment for peanut allergy has been successfully trialled by Australian researchers at the Murdoch Children’s Research...

First global probiotic health claim granted to Chr. Hansen in Korea Global bioscience and ingredients company Chr. Hansen has had its probiotic health claim for its product Urex approved in Korea. Urex...

Australian functional beverage market soars, IBISWorld From time-poor professionals to weekend sports enthusiasts and sleep-deprived students, consumption of functional beverages in Australia is soaring,...

The future of functional food regulation, Canadean Strict regulations on health claims have made Europe a centre for clinical trials in the functional food market. Japan, on the contrary, has become a...

DuPont has approval for a probiotic health claim in Switzerland US-based agriculture and nutrition technology company DuPont has won approval for a probiotic health claim in Switzerland, saying it is the...