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Innovation from EFSA in FEED & FOOD

From Retro to Repro?
Stakeholder Engagement for Improved Harmonisation & Better Animal Welfare

Regulatory Workshop

Monday, June 17, 13.00, Prague Congress Centre, Terrace 2B

The workshop will cover the regulatory aspects of probiotics in humans and animals in the EU and other key global areas. Topics to be covered include:

  • 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.


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

Title of presentation: "
Regulatory hurdles for EU food & feed probiotics - how best to hit those moving targets"

Atte von Wright IPC

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

Title of presentation: "Probiotics and resistance to antimicrobials, intrinsic resistance in the genomic era"

Justyna Palasinska IPC

Justyna Palasinska
Senior Regulatory Affairs Manager at Pen & Tec Consulting, Spain


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