08 Sep 2017 Annual Meeting Report Now Available

September 9, 2017. The 2017 Annual Meeting Report is now available. Read about the meeting including summaries from six discussion groups: · How do we fully leverage the well-established and documented benefits of probiotics and prebiotics for the benefit of patients and the public · Synbiotics –what...

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isapp consensus statement on prebiotics

16 Jun Prebiotic definition updated by ISAPP

June 16, 2017. Prebiotic definition updated by ISAPP. ISAPP published a consensus statement updating the prebiotic concept - Expert consensus document: The International Scientific Association for Probiotics and Prebiotics (ISAPP) consensus statement on the definition and scope of prebiotics. Available open access from Nature Reviews in...

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infographic on effects of probiotics and prebiotics on microbiota

10 May ISAPP Publishes two new infographics

May 10, 2017. ISAPP publishes two new infographics: “Effects Of Probiotics And Prebiotics On Our Microbiota” and “The Gut Microbiota: Our Microbial Partners”. Check them out for consumer-friendly information on basic facts about our gut microbiota and the interplay with probiotics, prebiotics and colonizing microbiota. ...

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women & their microbes conference

25 Apr Conference: Women & their Microbes

April  19, 2017. Announcing an innovative conference, Women & their Microbes. Latest research on the female oral microbiome, the role of the skin microbiome in women’s health, the impact of pregnancy stress on the microbiome, and the vaginal microbiota will be presented. Friday, June 2,...

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World Gastroenterology Association

25 Apr WGO updates Guidelines on Probiotics and Prebiotics

April 18, 2017. - The World Gastroenterology Organisation published a 2017 update of Practice Guideline on Probiotics and Prebiotics. Currently, the updated version is only available in English, but the 2011 version is still available in French, Mandarin, Portuguese, Russian, and Spanish. Note especially updated Tables 8...

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benefits of fermented foods article

10 Jan Health Benefits of Fermented Foods

December 19, 2016. Health Benefits of Fermented Foods: Microbiota and Beyond was published today as an outcome from a discussion group led by Bob Hutkins PhD and Maria Marco PhD at the 2016 ISAPP meeting. This paper explores the health benefits attributed to both the...

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image of FDA comments

10 Jan ISAPP posts comments with the FDA on Dietary Supplements

December 9, 2016. ISAPP posts comments with the FDA on Dietary Supplements: New Dietary Ingredient Notifications and Related Issues: Guidance for Industry. Comments discussed: Exclusion of novel substances as dietary ingredients Identity of a live microbial ingredient Chemical alteration Assessment of antibiotic resistance gene transfer History...

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