May 12, 2011

The much anticipated review of probiotic safety, conducted by the US Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality Advancing Excellence in Health Care, and jointly sponsored by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Office of Dietary Supplements (ODS), the NIH National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM), and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition (CFSAN), has been published. Safety of Probiotics to Reduce Risk and Prevent or Treat Disease.