Japanese firm House Wellness Foods is tapping into the functional food sector's growing trend of healthy convenience with a new range of products featuring its patented lactic acid bacteria strain, heat-killed Lactobacillus plantarum L-137 (HK L-137).
Companies seeking to commercialise a probiotic product across the globe face a 'daunting task', which is why trade association the International Probitics Association (IPA) is vowing not to let up in its efforts to achieve a more consistent...
Brands must share the responsibility for shortages of infant formula in some Australian stores, instead of heaping the blame on daigou shoppers, says Australia-China Daigou Association (ACDA) president Dr Mathew McDougall.
The International Probiotics Association (IPA) has urged the industry to support its efforts to bring consistency to the global regulatory landscape, so that the rules can keep pace with technology and scientific advancement.
There is just one week to go until the region's leading probiotics and microbiome summit, Probiota Asia, gets underway in Singapore, but there is still time to register and join a host of top brands at the event.
There is insufficient evidence as to the efficacy of probiotics on ulcerative colitis (UC) patients, and future studies should test different strains and delivery methods, according to a study led by Japan's Keio University.