News : Regulation, Food & Health

SIA 2024: February 24, Paris expo

#SIA2024 will take place from February 24 to March 3, 2024 at Paris expo, Porte de Versailles from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Ashwaghanda and stress, anxiety, and sleep: what does the science say?

The ashwaghanda is a plant extract you can find in the ingredient lists of food supplements, but do you know what is it exactly? This article makes a statement of what the science says established concerning this extract: its definition and health effects on human.

New guideline for probiotics and prebiotics from WGO and ISAPP

The World Gastroenterology Organization (WGO) recently released an updated guideline document, aimed at helping gastroenterologists and other physicians understand the appropriate clinical applications of probiotics or prebiotics. The guideline was created with input from experts in gastroenterology, probiotics and prebiotics, with efforts co-led by experts from the International Scientific Association for Probiotics and Prebiotics (ISAPP). To create these guidelines, experts comprehensively evaluated the evidence from randomized, controlled trials for gastrointestinal conditions, including which specific prebiotic strain or substance showed a positive effect. The guidelines present a list of conditions for which there is positive evidence for the effectiveness of probiotics and/or prebiotics.

Take part in a major European study on fermented foods!

The aim of this questionnaire, the only one of its kind in Europe, is to collect and analyse data on the consumption of fermented foods by the European population. This project is supported by the European programme PIMENTO – COST ACTION CA20128 – Promoting Innovation of fermented fOods.

Lipids and Nutrition Group day 2023: November 27, Paris

The 2023 Lipids and Nutrition Group Day will take place on Monday, November 27 in person at FIAP (Paris 14) from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Natexpo: October 22-24, Paris Villepinte

Natexpo 2023 will be held at Villepinte in Paris on october 22-24. Natexpo is the international trade show for organic products, is the event that is shaping the future of organic.

WHO/Europe is calling upon consumers for a healthier society

WHO/Europe is calling upon consumers to become a part of a project aimed at creating a healthier society. Indeed, consumers can participate to the test of an artificial intelligence (AI) tool that will help countries across the WHO European Region to effectively monitor and regulate the promotion of harmful products from tobacco and alcohol to foods high in salt, trans fats and sugars – and to monitor the marketing of breastmilk substitutes and foods for infants and young children.

NutrEvent: October 17th and 18th, Rennes

NutrEvent 2023 will be held at the couvent des Jacobins in Rennes on october 17 and 18. Nutrevent is the European leading partnering event dedicated to innovation in Food, Human and Animal Nutrition.

“I Feel Good” Show: 19 et 20 september, Paris

Les 19 et 20 septembre 2023 à l’espace Champerret de Paris se tiendra le salon “I Feel good” by BPIFrance (le salon international dédié au bien-être et au développement durable). Le salon ouvrira ses portes à partir de 9h et mettra en avant les produits innovants et verts, ainsi que les ressources naturelles et renouvelables pour créer des produits de santé et bien-être écologiques, des ingrédients jusqu’aux produits. ​

Ferment’IA conference: September 13, Paris

On September 13, 2023, a day dedicated to Ferments of the Future will be held, dedicated to researchers in artificial intelligence and data science! The objective of the Ferments of the Future Grand Challenge (2023-2030) is to innovate in the field of ferments and fermented foods to respond to the challenges of health, climate change and adaptation to consumer expectations.