November 12, 2012

The term “probiotic” will no longer be allowed on food labels in the EU starting December 14, 2012. EFSA has remained unconvinced that the strength of the science behind probiotic products meets their efficacy standards. Conferring a health benefit is imbedded in the term, “probiotic;” therefore, the term can only be used on products with an approved health benefit. NUTRAingredients article.