NUTRITION

Main information

  • Trade name:
  • NUTRITION CARE LACTOBAC
  • Medicine domain:
  • Humans
  • Medicine type:
  • Allopathic drug

Documents

Localization

  • Available in:
  • NUTRITION CARE LACTOBAC
    Australia
  • Language:
  • English

Other information

Status

  • Source:
  • Dept. of Health,Therapeutic Goods Administration - Australia
  • Authorization number:
  • 219750
  • Last update:
  • 08-10-2017

Public Assessment Report

Public Summary

Summary for ARTG Entry:

219750

NUTRITION CARE LACTOBAC

ARTG entry for

Medicine Listed

Sponsor

Nutrition Care Pharmaceuticals Pty Ltd

Postal Address

25-31 Keysborough Avenue,Keysborough, VIC, 3173

Australia

ARTG Start Date

30/01/2014

Product category

Medicine

Status

Active

Approval area

Listed Medicines

Conditions

Colouring agents used in listed medicine for ingestion, other than those listed for export only under section 25 of the Act, shall be only those included in

the list of 'Colourings permitted in medicines for oral use'.

The sponsor shall keep records relating to this listed medicine as are necessary to: (a) Expedite recall if necessary of any batch of the listed medicine,

(b) Identify the manufacturer(s) of each batch of the listed medicine. Where any part of or step in manufacture in Australia of the listed medicine is

sub-contracted to a third party who is not the sponsor, copies of relevant Good Manufacturing Practice agreements relation to such manufacture shall be

kept.

The sponsor shall retain records of the distribution of the listed medicine for a period of five years and shall provide the records or copies of the records

to the Complementary Medicines Branch, Therapeutic Goods Administration, upon request.

The sponsor of the listed medicine must not, by any means, intentionally or recklessly advertise the medicine for an indication other than those accepted

in relation to the inclusion of the medicine in the Register.

All reports of adverse reactions or similar experiences associated with the use or administration of the listed medicine shall be notified to the Head, Office

of Product Review, Therapeutic Goods Administration, as soon as practicable after the sponsor of the goods becomes aware of those reports. Sponsors

of listed medicines must retain records of such reports for a period of not less than 18 months from the day the Head, Office of Product Review is notified

of the report or reports.

The sponsor shall not supply the listed medicine after the expiry date of the goods.

Where a listed medicine is distributed overseas as well as in Australia, product recall or any other regulatory action taken in relation to the medicine

outside Australia which has or may have relevance to the quality, safety or efficacy of the goods distributed in Australia, must be notified to the National

Manager Therapeutic Goods Administration, immediately the action or information is known to the sponsor.

Products

1. NUTRITION CARE LACTOBAC

Product Type

Single Medicine Product

Effective date

3/03/2014

Warnings

If diarrhoea persists for more than 6 hours in infants under 6 months, 12 hours in children under 3 years, 24 hours in children aged 3-6 years or 48 hours

in adults and children over 6 years, seek medical advice (or words to that effect).

If symptoms persist consult your healthcare practitioner (or words to that effect).

Standard Indications

Treatment of mild digestive disorders. [Warning S required]

Aids, assists or helps in the maintenance or improvement of general well-being.

Aids digestion.

Relief or treatment of diarrhoea. [Warning DIAR required]

Helps maintain healthy digestive function.

Specific Indications

Indegenous microflora populations are decreased during antibiotic therapy

May help maintain normal resistance to infection

May assist in restoring and maintaining normal healthy intestinal microflora after antibiotics

For healthy digestion

Helps maintain a healthy balance of intestinal flora/bacteria

To support the gastrointestinal micro-ecology (gut flora) for the maintenance of epithelial tissue integrity

Friendly intestinal microflora

For healthy intestines

Additional Product information

Pack Size/Poison information

Pack Size

Poison Schedule

Components

1. Formulation 1

Public Summary

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Dosage Form

Powder, oral

Route of Administration

Oral

Visual Identification

Active Ingredients

Bifidobacterium longum

250 million CFU/g

Lactobacillus rhamnosus

4.75 billion CFU/g

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22-3-2019

Safety and efficacy of l‐lysine monohydrochloride and l‐lysine sulfate produced using Corynebacterium glutamicum CCTCC M 2015595 for all animal species

Safety and efficacy of l‐lysine monohydrochloride and l‐lysine sulfate produced using Corynebacterium glutamicum CCTCC M 2015595 for all animal species

Published on: Thu, 21 Mar 2019 Following a request from the European Commission, the Panel on Additives and Products or Substances used in Animal Feed (FEEDAP) was asked to deliver a scientific opinion on l‐lysine monohydrochloride and l‐lysine sulfate produced using Corynebacterium glutamicum CCTCC M 2015595 when used as nutritional additive in feed and water for drinking for all animal species. The active substance is l‐lysine and it is produced in two different forms (monohydrochloride or sulfate). O...

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22-3-2019

Safety and efficacy of l‐tryptophan produced with Escherichia coli CGMCC 11674 for all animal species

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Published on: Thu, 21 Mar 2019 Following a request from the European Commission, the Panel on Additives and Products or Substances used in Animal Feed (FEEDAP) was asked to deliver a scientific opinion on l‐tryptophan produced by fermentation with Escherichia coli CGMCC 11674 when used as a nutritional additive in feed and water for drinking for all animal species and categories. The production strain did not raise safety concerns. The FEEDAP Panel cannot conclude on the safety of l‐tryptophan produced ...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

21-3-2019

Hill’s Pet Nutrition Expands Voluntary Recall of Select Canned Dog Food for Elevated Vitamin D

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Hill’s Pet Nutrition today announced it is expanding its recall of select canned dog food products due to elevated levels of vitamin D.

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

20-3-2019

Assessment of the application for renewal of authorisation of Bonvital® (Enterococcus faecium DSM 7134) as a feed additive for weaned piglets and pigs for fattening

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Published on: Tue, 19 Mar 2019 Bonvital® is the trade name for a feed additive based on Enterococcus faecium DSM 7134 currently authorised for use in piglets, pigs for fattening, sows, chickens for fattening, chickens reared for laying and minor poultry species. This opinion concerns the renewal of the authorisation of Bonvital® as a zootechnical additive for weaned piglets and pigs for fattening. The applicant is proposing to increase the minimum and maximum inclusion level of the additive in feed for ...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

5-3-2019

Statement from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., and Susan Mayne, Ph.D., director of the Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition, on tests confirming a 2017 finding of asbestos contamination in certain cosmetic products and new steps that FDA is

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FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

1-3-2019

Safety and efficacy of l‐tryptophan produced by fermentation with Escherichia coli CGMCC 7.248 for all animal species

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Published on: Thu, 28 Feb 2019 Following a request from the European Commission, the Panel on Additives and Products or Substances used in Animal Feed (FEEDAP) was asked to deliver a scientific opinion on l‐tryptophan produced by fermentation with a genetically modified strain of Escherichia coli CGMCC 7.248 when used as a nutritional additive in feed and water for drinking for all animal species and categories. The production strain E. coli CGMCC 7.248 and its recombinant DNA were not detected in the f...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

1-3-2019

Safety and efficacy of l‐threonine produced by fermentation with Corynebacterium glutamicum ■■■■■ for all animal species

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Published on: Thu, 28 Feb 2019 Following a request from the European Commission, the Panel on Additives and Products or Substances used in Animal Feed (FEEDAP) was asked to deliver a scientific opinion on l‐threonine produced by fermentation with Corynebacterium glutamicum ■■■■■ when used as a nutritional additive in feed and water for drinking for all animal species and categories. The product under assessment is l‐threonine produced by fermentation with a ■■■■■ strain of C. glutamicum (■■■■■). l‐Threo...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

26-2-2019

Safety and efficacy of TYFER™ (ferric tyrosine chelate) as a zootechnical feed additive for chickens, turkeys and minor poultry species for fattening or reared for laying/breading

Safety and efficacy of TYFER™ (ferric tyrosine chelate) as a zootechnical feed additive for chickens, turkeys and minor poultry species for fattening or reared for laying/breading

Published on: Mon, 25 Feb 2019 Following a request from the European Commission, EFSA was asked to deliver a scientific opinion on the safety and efficacy of the product TYFER™ (ferric tyrosine chelate) as zootechnical feed additive for chickens, turkeys and minor poultry species for fattening or reared for laying/breeding. The additive is safe for chickens for fattening at the maximum expected level of 200 mg TYFER™/kg complete feed; this conclusion can be extended to chickens reared for laying/breedin...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

26-2-2019

Safety and efficacy of a molybdenum compound (E7) sodium molybdate dihydrate as feed additive for sheep based on a dossier submitted by Trouw Nutrition International B.V.

Safety and efficacy of a molybdenum compound (E7) sodium molybdate dihydrate as feed additive for sheep based on a dossier submitted by Trouw Nutrition International B.V.

Published on: Mon, 25 Feb 2019 No abstract available. © European Food Safety Authority, 2015 Safety and efficacy of a molybdenum compound (E7) sodium molybdate dihydrate as feed additive for sheep based on a dossier submitted by Trouw Nutrition International B.V.

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

15-2-2019

Safety of Yarrowia lipolytica yeast biomass as a novel food pursuant to Regulation (EU) 2015/2283

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Published on: Thu, 14 Feb 2019 Following a request from the European Commission, the EFSA Panel on Nutrition, Novel Foods and Food Allergens (NDA) was asked to deliver a scientific opinion on Yarrowia lipolytica yeast biomass as a novel food (NF) pursuant to Regulation (EU) 2015/2283. The NF is the dried and heat‐killed biomass of Yarrowia lipolytica, a yeast species that is widespread in nature and which can be found in the environment as well as in foods. The production process is sufficiently describ...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

31-1-2019

Hill’s Pet Nutrition Voluntarily Recalls Select Canned Dog Food for Excessive Vitamin D

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FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

29-1-2019

Purina Animal Nutrition Voluntarily Recalling Purina® Honor® Show Chow® Showlamb Grower Due to Elevated Copper Level

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)– Purina Animal Nutrition is voluntarily recalling two lots of Purina® Honor® Show Chow® Showlamb Grower due to elevated copper levels. The feed is packaged in purple branded Purina Honor Show Chow bags.

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

19-1-2019

Safety for the environment of vitamin D3 for salmonids

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Published on: Thu, 17 Jan 2019 The Panel on Additives and Products or Substances used in Animal Feed (FEEDAP Panel) of EFSA assessed the safety for the target species and the consumer of the use of a maximum total level of 1.5 mg vitamin D3/kg feed in fish nutrition (2017). The assessment was based on data that had been provided by the Norwegian Food Safety Authority (NFSA). Since the data set provided by the NFSA did not include any new information concerning the safety for the user and the environment...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

17-1-2019

Assessment of genetically modified maize MON 89034 × 1507 × NK603 × DAS‐40278‐9 and subcombinations independently of their origin for food and feed uses, import and processing, under Regulation (EC) No 1829‐2003 (application EFSA‐GMO‐NL‐2013‐112)

Assessment of genetically modified maize MON 89034 × 1507 × NK603 × DAS‐40278‐9 and subcombinations independently of their origin for food and feed uses, import and processing, under Regulation (EC) No 1829‐2003 (application EFSA‐GMO‐NL‐2013‐112)

Published on: Wed, 16 Jan 2019 Maize MON 89034 × 1507 × NK603 × DAS‐40278‐9 (four‐event stack maize) was produced by conventional crossing to combine four single events: MON 89034, 1507, NK603 and DAS‐40278‐9. The GMO Panel previously assessed the four single events and four of their subcombinations and did not identify safety concerns. No new data on the maize single events or their four subcombinations that could lead to modification of the original conclusions on their safety have been identified. Th...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

15-1-2019

Assessment of genetically modified maize MON 89034 × 1507 × MON 88017 × 59122 × DAS‐40278‐9 and subcombinations independently of their origin for food and feed uses, import and processing under Regulation (EC) No 1829/2003 (application EFSA‐GMO‐NL‐2013‐11

Assessment of genetically modified maize MON 89034 × 1507 × MON 88017 × 59122 × DAS‐40278‐9 and subcombinations independently of their origin for food and feed uses, import and processing under Regulation (EC) No 1829/2003 (application EFSA‐GMO‐NL‐2013‐11

Published on: Mon, 14 Jan 2019 Maize MON 89034 × 1507 × MON 88017 × 59122 × DAS‐40278‐9 (five‐event stack maize) was produced by conventional crossing to combine five single events: MON 89034, 1507, MON 88017, 59122 and DAS‐40278‐9. The GMO Panel previously assessed the 5 single maize events and 11 of their subcombinations and did not identify safety concerns. No new data on the single maize events or their 11 subcombinations that could modify the original conclusions on their safety were identified. Th...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

12-1-2019

Safety and efficacy of Lactobacillus reuteri NBF‐2 (DSM 32264) as a feed additive for cats

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Published on: Fri, 11 Jan 2019 Following a request from the European Commission, the Panel on Additives and Products or Substances used in Animal Feed (FEEDAP) was asked to deliver a scientific opinion on the safety and efficacy of Lactobacillus reuteri NBF‐2 when used in feed for cats at a minimum dose of 6 × 109 colony forming units (CFU) per animal and day. The additive is a preparation of viable cells of L. reuteri DSM 32264. This species is considered by EFSA to be suitable for the qualified presum...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

12-1-2019

Safety and efficacy of Lactobacillus reuteri NBF‐1 (DSM 32203) as a feed additive for dogs

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Published on: Fri, 11 Jan 2019 Following a request from the European Commission, the Panel on Additives and Products or Substances used in Animal Feed (FEEDAP) was asked to deliver a scientific opinion on the safety and efficacy of Lactobacillus reuteri NBF‐1 when used in feed for dogs at a minimum dose of 6 × 109 colony forming units (CFU) per animal and day. The additive is a preparation of viable cells of L. reuteri DSM 32203. This species is considered by the European Food Safety Authority to be sui...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

12-1-2019

Assessment of the application for renewal of authorisation of selenomethionine produced by Saccharomyces cerevisiae NCYC R397 for all animal species

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Published on: Fri, 11 Jan 2019 The Panel on Additives and Products or Substances used in Animal Feed (FEEDAP) was asked to deliver a scientific opinion on the application for renewal of authorisation of organic form of selenium produced by Saccharomyces cerevisiae NCYC R397 (Alkosel®) for all animal species. The FEEDAP Panel has delivered two opinions (on 2007 and 2016) on the safety and efficacy of the additive. The additive is characterised as organic selenium mainly selenomethionine (63%); it was ini...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

21-12-2018

FDA permits marketing of a diagnostic test to aid in measuring nutrients in breast milk

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The FDA authorized use of a new test that measures nutrients in breast milk providing healthcare professionals with tool to aid in the nutritional management of newborns.

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

20-12-2018

Scientific assistance to assess the detoxification process for dioxins and PCBs in sunflower cake by hexane extraction

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Published on: Wed, 19 Dec 2018 EFSA was requested to provide scientific assistance to the European Commission on a detoxification process for dioxins and PCBs from sunflower cake by hexane extraction in an emergency situation, as specified in Article 7 of Commission Regulation (EU) 2015/786. The process entails hexane extraction of sunflower oil from the cake to remove dioxins (PCDDs and PCDFs) as well as DL- and NDL-PCBs. The data provided by the applicant were assessed with respect to the efficacy of ...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

15-12-2018

Annual Report of the Scientific Network on BSE‐TSE 2018

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Published on: Fri, 14 Dec 2018 The EFSA Scientific Network on bovine spongiform encephalopathies and other transmissible spongiform encephalopathies (BSE‐TSE) held its 13th meeting on 15‐16 October 2018 in Parma. The meeting served as an opportunity to exchange scientific information on BSE‐TSE related issues among EU Member States, countries from the European Free Trade Association (EFTA), EFSA, the European Commission and ad hocparticipants. In this occasion, ad hoc representation included the World A...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

14-12-2018

Response to comments on the Scientific Opinion on the scientific substantiation of a health claim related to Symbiosal® and lowering of blood pressure and reduced risk of hypertension pursuant to Article 14 of Regulation (EC) No 1924/2006

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Published on: Thu, 13 Dec 2018 Following a request from the European Commission, EFSA was asked to review the comments received on the Scientific Opinion of the EFSA Panel on Dietetic Products, Nutrition and Allergies (NDA) on the scientific substantiation of a health claim related to Symbiosal® and lowering of blood pressure and reduced risk of hypertension pursuant to Article 14 of Regulation (EC) No 1924/2006. Comments originating from the applicant (Han‐Biotech GmbH) were submitted to EFSA via the E...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

7-12-2018

Magnesium citrate malate as a source of magnesium added for nutritional purposes to food supplements

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Published on: Thu, 06 Dec 2018 The present scientific opinion deals with the assessment of the bioavailability of magnesium, from the proposed nutrient source, magnesium citrate malate (MgCM), when added for nutritional purposes to food supplements. MgCM is a mixed salt consisting of magnesium cations and citrate and malate anions, and with a magnesium content of 12–15%. MgCM is proposed to be used in food supplements that are intended to provide up to 300–540 mg/day magnesium. The data provided demonst...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

24-11-2018

The EFSA‐funded collection of dietary and related data in the general population aged 10‐74 years in Greece

The EFSA‐funded collection of dietary and related data in the general population aged 10‐74 years in Greece

Published on: Fri, 23 Nov 2018 The Hellenic Health Foundation received support from the European Food Safety Authority in order to organise a national nutrition survey according to the methodology described in the EFSA Guidance document and to collect food consumption and related information among 780 adolescents, adults and elderly residing permanently in Greece. The EFSA‐funded data collection was largely based on the protocol of a large scale Greek national nutrition and health survey, called HYDRIA....

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

24-11-2018

Hazard identification and ranking for poultry at slaughter

Hazard identification and ranking for poultry at slaughter

Published on: Fri, 23 Nov 2018 The Hellenic Health Foundation received support from the European Food Safety Authority in order to organise a national nutrition survey according to the methodology described in the EFSA Guidance document and to collect food consumption and related information among 780 adolescents, adults and elderly residing permanently in Greece. The EFSA‐funded data collection was largely based on the protocol of a large scale Greek national nutrition and health survey, called HYDRIA....

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

15-11-2018

Assessment of genetically modified maize MZHG0JG for food and feed uses, import and processing under Regulation (EC) No 1829/2003 (application EFSA‐GMO‐DE‐2016‐133)

Assessment of genetically modified maize MZHG0JG for food and feed uses, import and processing under Regulation (EC) No 1829/2003 (application EFSA‐GMO‐DE‐2016‐133)

Published on: Wed, 14 Nov 2018 The scope of application EFSA‐GMO‐DE‐2016‐133 is for food and feed uses, import and processing of genetically modified (GM) maize MZHG0JG in the European Union. Maize MZHG0JG was developed to confer tolerance to the herbicidal active substances glyphosate and glufosinate‐ammonium. The molecular characterisation data and bioinformatic analyses do not identify issues requiring food/feed safety assessment. None of the identified differences in the agronomic/phenotypic and com...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

31-10-2018

Outcome of a public consultation on the draft guidance on the scientific requirements for health claims related to muscle function and physical performance

Outcome of a public consultation on the draft guidance on the scientific requirements for health claims related to muscle function and physical performance

Published on: Tue, 30 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0100 The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) carried out a public consultation to receive input from the scientific community and all interested parties on a draft guidance on the scientific requirements for health claims related to muscle function and physical performance, prepared by the EFSA Panel on Nutrition, Novel Foods and Food Allergens (NDA), supported by the Working Group on Claims. The draft guidance was endorsed by the Panel for public consultation ...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

31-10-2018

Safety and efficacy of a super critical carbon dioxide extract of Humulus lupulus L. flos when used as a feed flavouring for all animal species

Safety and efficacy of a super critical carbon dioxide extract of Humulus lupulus L. flos when used as a feed flavouring for all animal species

Published on: Tue, 30 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0100 Following a request from the European Commission, the EFSA Panel on Additives and Products or Substances used in Animal Feed (FEEDAP) was asked to deliver a scientific opinion on the safety and efficacy of a super critical carbon dioxide extract of Humulus lupulus L. flos (hop strobiles) when used as a sensory feed additive for all animal species. The additive is specified to containing 40% beta acids and less than 0.2% alpha acids. Known substances of conce...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

31-10-2018

Guidance on the scientific requirements for health claims related to muscle function and physical performance

Guidance on the scientific requirements for health claims related to muscle function and physical performance

Published on: Tue, 30 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0100 EFSA has asked the Panel on Nutrition, Novel Foods and Food Allergens (NDA) to update the guidance on the scientific requirements for health claims related to physical performance published in 2012. The update takes into account the experience gained by the NDA Panel with the evaluation of additional health claim applications, changes introduced to the general scientific guidance for stakeholders for health claims applications and information collected from ...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

31-10-2018

Safety and efficacy of Lactobacillus hilgardii CNCM I‐4785 and Lactobacillus buchneri CNCM I‐4323/NCIMB 40788 as a silage additive for all animal species

Safety and efficacy of Lactobacillus hilgardii CNCM I‐4785 and Lactobacillus buchneri CNCM I‐4323/NCIMB 40788 as a silage additive for all animal species

Published on: Tue, 30 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0100 Following a request from the European Commission, the Panel on Additives and Products or Substances used in Animal Feed was asked to deliver a scientific opinion on the safety and efficacy of a strain of Lactobacillus hilgardii and of Lactobacillus buchneri when used as a technological additive intended to improve ensiling at a proposed application rate of 3.0 x 108 colony forming units (CFU)/kg fresh material. The two bacterial species are considered by EFS...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

25-10-2018

Nutrition Facts Label Reboot: A Tale of Two Labels

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The Nutrition Facts Label (NFL) on packages consumers look at when they’re buying groceries or preparing a meal has undergone a makeover. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has changed it to reflect updated scientific findings and help consumers make better-informed choices about the foods their families eat. Until the deadlines, consumers may see two different versions on the products they buy: the original label they’ve been using, as well as the new label. The Consumer Update will emphasize...

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

25-10-2018

Safety of zinc chelate of methionine sulfate for the target species

Safety of zinc chelate of methionine sulfate for the target species

Published on: Wed, 24 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0200 Zinc chelate of methionine sulfate is intended to be used as a nutritional additive (functional group: compounds of trace elements). The additive is zinc chelated with methionine in a molar ratio 1:1. It is intended to supply zinc as a nutritional additive to all animal species/categories. In 2017, the EFSA Panel on Additives and Products or Substances used in Animal Feed (FEEDAP) adopted an opinion on the safety and efficacy of zinc chelate of methionine su...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

11-9-2018

Risk assessment of substances used in food supplements: the example of the botanical Gymnema sylvestre

Risk assessment of substances used in food supplements: the example of the botanical Gymnema sylvestre

Published on: Tue, 28 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 Botanicals and preparations derived from these are among the substances frequently added to foods and food supplements, yet the safety of many botanicals has not been systematically assessed. In the context of the EU‐FORA fellowship programme, the fellow performed an assessment on the safety of the botanical Gymnema sylvestre, in accordance with EFSA's guidance on the assessment of safety of botanicals. Although preparations of G. sylvestre are marketed as f...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

6-9-2018

Statement from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., on an updated approach for including added sugar information on the Nutrition Facts labels of pure maple syrup and honey

Statement from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., on an updated approach for including added sugar information on the Nutrition Facts labels of pure maple syrup and honey

Proposed rule revises front of package calorie labeling requirements to provide more flexibility to industry

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

31-8-2018

Public Notification: Extenze Nutritional Supplement contains hidden drug ingredient

Public Notification: Extenze Nutritional Supplement contains hidden drug ingredient

The Food and Drug Administration is advising consumers not to purchase or use Extenze Nutritional Supplement, a product promoted for sexual enhancement. This product was identified during an examination of international mail shipments.

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

29-8-2018

Outcome of the public consultation on a draft protocol for the Scientific Opinion on dietary sugars

Outcome of the public consultation on a draft protocol for the Scientific Opinion on dietary sugars

Published on: Fri, 10 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) carried out a public consultation to receive input from the scientific community and all interested parties on a draft protocol for the Scientific Opinion on free sugars from all dietary sources, prepared by the EFSA Panel on Dietetic Products, Nutrition and Allergies (NDA Panel), supported by the ad‐hoc Working Group on Sugars. The draft protocol was endorsed by the Panel for public consultation at its plenary meeti...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

29-8-2018

Protocol for the scientific opinion on the Tolerable Upper Intake Level of dietary sugars

Protocol for the scientific opinion on the Tolerable Upper Intake Level of dietary sugars

Published on: Fri, 10 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 In June 2016, EFSA received a mandate from the national food competent authorities of five European countries (Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden) to provide a dietary reference value (DRV) for sugars, with particular attention to added sugars. A draft protocol was developed with the aim of defining as much as possible beforehand the strategy that will be applied for collecting data, appraising the relevant evidence, and analysing and integrating t...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

29-8-2018

Update of the tolerable upper intake level for vitamin D for infants

Update of the tolerable upper intake level for vitamin D for infants

Published on: Tue, 07 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) carried out a public consultation to receive input from the scientific community and all interested parties on the draft Scientific Opinion on the update of the tolerable upper intake level for vitamin D for infants. This draft Scientific Opinion was prepared by the EFSA Panel on Dietetic Products, Nutrition and Allergies (NDA Panel) and endorsed by the Panel for public consultation by written procedure on 9 April 20...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

31-7-2018

ADM Animal Nutrition Recalls Mintrate® 36-15 Breed Right Cattle Tub - A specific lot of product may contain elevated levels of non-protein nitrogen, could harm cattle

ADM Animal Nutrition Recalls Mintrate® 36-15 Breed Right Cattle Tub - A specific lot of product may contain elevated levels of non-protein nitrogen, could harm cattle

ADM Animal Nutrition, a division of Archer Daniels Midland Company (NYSE: ADM), is recalling 200-pound tubs of Mintrate® 36-15 Breed Right Tub cattle feed, product number 54549AAA6H, because the product may contain elevated levels of non-protein nitrogen, which could be harmful to cattle. Excessive levels of non-protein nitrogen can be toxic to cattle and can cause muscle tremors (especially of face and ears), abdominal pain, bloat, frothy salivation, excessive urination, teeth grinding, incoordination, ...

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

26-6-2018

Statement from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., on FDA’s new steps to advance health through improvements in nutrition under the agency’s Nutrition Innovation Strategy

Statement from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., on FDA’s new steps to advance health through improvements in nutrition under the agency’s Nutrition Innovation Strategy

Announcement of public meeting to solicit input on plans to modernize food standards and labeling

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

14-6-2018

Statement from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., on the agency’s efforts to better equip consumers with nutritional information about dietary fiber in their food

Statement from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., on the agency’s efforts to better equip consumers with nutritional information about dietary fiber in their food

Statement from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., on the agency’s efforts to better equip consumers with nutritional information about dietary fiber in their food

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

25-4-2018

Labrada Nutrition Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Egg in "Leanpro8" Protein Powder

Labrada Nutrition Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Egg in "Leanpro8" Protein Powder

Labrada Nutrition of Houston, TX, is recalling specific lots of its "LeanPro8" Protein Powder because they may contain undeclared egg protein. People who have allergies to egg protein run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

21-10-2018

Although I’ve been focusing on medical products, we're also advancing our food safety and nutrition work, such as our joint advice w/ EPA on making informed choices about eating fish for women who are pregnant, may become pregnant or are breastfeeding  ht

Although I’ve been focusing on medical products, we're also advancing our food safety and nutrition work, such as our joint advice w/ EPA on making informed choices about eating fish for women who are pregnant, may become pregnant or are breastfeeding ht

Although I’ve been focusing on medical products, we're also advancing our food safety and nutrition work, such as our joint advice w/ EPA on making informed choices about eating fish for women who are pregnant, may become pregnant or are breastfeeding https://go.usa.gov/xPnda . pic.twitter.com/nktV9BDAC3

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration