edited by Wolfgang Kneifel
Probiotics and Health Claims examines the international picture regarding probiotic food applications, placing a particular emphasis on the legal context and assessment procedures of probiotic health claims in the major markets for these products.
Health claim legislation is described and the ways in which manufacturers can ensure compliance are discussed. The book also covers the use of meta-analysis to assess available data, and case examples from various regulatory cultures and traditions are included.
- Focuses on health claim legislation
- Includes chapters on the current situation in all the major world markets including Europe, the USA, Japan, India and China
- Covers food, feed and pharmaceutical applications of probiotics
- Probiotics and Health: From History to Future
- The World’s Oldest Probiotic: Perspectives for Health Claims
- Probiotics: from Strain to Product
- Probiotics and Health Claims: Challenges for Tailoring their Efficacy
- Probiotics: from Origin to Labeling from a European and Brazilian Perspective
- Substantiating Health Benefit Claims for Probiotics in the United States
- Health Claims and Dietary Guidance in the United States: Case “Reduced Cardiovascular Disease Risk”
- Probiotics and Health Claims: a Japanese Perspective
- Regulation of Probiotics in China
- Probiotics and Health Claims: an Indian Perspective
- The Role of Meta-analysis in the Evaluation of Clinical Trials on Probiotics
- Applied Studies with Probiotics: Fundamentals for Meeting the Health Claims
- Probiotics Research: the Pediatric Perspective
- Probiotics and Health Claims Related to OTC Products and Pharmaceutical Preparations
- Probiotics and Health Claims: the Perspective of the Feed Industry
- Developing LGG®Extra, a Probiotic Multispecies Combination
- Probiotics and Health Claims: How to Be Met by SMEs?
- Probiotic Products: How Can They Meet the Requirements?
- Probiotics and Health Claims: Hurdles for New Applications?
- Probiotics and Innovation