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Global Approaches to Probiotic Safety & Efficacy in Humans & Animals

Regulatory Workshop

The workshop covered the regulatory aspects of probiotics in humans and animals in the EU and other key global areas. Topics covered included:

  • Novel probiotic strains
  • Nutrition and health claims and the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA)
  • US FDA approaches to probiotic safety and efficacy
  • Global aprpoaches to the safety & efficacy of probiotics in animals
  • Legal claims & creative approaches to probiotic claims

Who to participate: Small and medium enterprise representatives, scientists, researchers, technical supports, regulatory teams involved in the development and presentation of probiotic dossier submission for the European Food Safety Authority and the US FDA.

Why to participate: Get an update on the current approaches of regulators to strain safety and permissible claims in humans and animals; to nutrition and health claims related to probitoics in foods, novel foods, dietary supplements, and nutraceuticals. You will also learn about common pitfalls and how to avoid rejection by EFSA or the USA FDA.

Keynote Speakers

Elinor McCartney 
European Union Food Chain Legislation Expert Pen & Tec Consulting, Spain

Title of presentation: "Global approaches to probiotic safety & efficacy in humans & animals"

Atte von Wright IPC

Atte von Wright
Professor emeritus, Institute of Public Health and Clinical Nutrition, University of Eastern Finland, Finland 

Title of presentation: "Safety Assessment of the Non-QPS Microorganisms in the EU, Problems and the Way Forward"

See you at the next Regulatory Workshop on Monday, 17th June 2019 in Prague.