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By Elias Papadopoulos, Political Consultant In early March the European Commission published a Roadmap on the Evaluation of the Regulation on the functioning of the internal market. In place since 1998, an assessment of the Regulation is indeed long overdue. Perhaps nowhere is intra-EU free trade more problematic than when it comes to food. As… » read more

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ESSNA is pleased to announce that it has agreed to become an official partner of the Sports Nutrition 2014 online event organised by the widely-read website Nutraingredients.com. This free-to-attend one-day online event, taking place on September 10th 2014 at 1.30pm London time, will offer valuable insights and presentations about the key sports nutrition products, which… » read more

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The European Specialist Sports Nutrition Alliance (ESSNA) has adopted a new Code of Practice that strengthens the Alliance’s commitment to regulatory compliance and fair business practice. ESSNA members have helped develop the Code and will be expected to comply with its provisions. The Code, which has been agreed by all ESSNA members, was created to… » read more

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23 July 2014. The European Specialist Sports Nutrition Alliance (ESSNA) has announced that leading sports nutrition companies Scitec Nutrition and Protein World have joined its membership. Hungarian sports nutrition and food supplement manufacturers Scitec Nutrition, and Protein World, one of the UK’s leading manufacturers of protein-based sports supplements, become the latest companies to commit themselves… » read more

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ESSNA Vice-Chair Martin Cheifetz has appeared on BBC Radio Kent’s Breakfast show, representing ESSNA, on Monday 30th June just after 8am. Mr Cheifetz, who was interviewed by John Warnett and appeared alongside a number of other experts, discussed the sports nutrition industry’s concerns around the industrial chemical dinitrophenol (DNP), which the radio show was able… » read more

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A move by the Commission to amend the law on honey won’t buy off opposition from the anti-GMO lobby. The European Commission has today published Directive (EU) 66/2014 amending Council Directive 2001/110/EC relating to honey. This new piece of legislation constitutes a review of the Honey Directive that was triggered by a ruling of the… » read more

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The leading pan-European trade body for specialist sports nutrition products has launched an online survey to find out who is using such products and why. The European Specialist Sports Nutrition Alliance (ESSNA) has posted its survey on its website and is encouraging athletes and users of sports nutrition products to provide data about the kind… » read more

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It seems common sense that, if an error is found in legislation, then this law should be immediately amended; at the very least, the erroneous provision should not be allowed to influence the course of a related court proceeding. This is not, however, how some EU Member States seem to view such a scenario. Three… » read more

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The European Specialist Sports Nutrition Alliance (www.ESSNA.com) will be represented at Food Matters Live in London in November 2014. This important new health and nutrition forum will see Chair Dr Adam Carey and Vice Chair Martin Cheifetz speaking on the regulation of sports food and compliance on 19th November. More information can be found at… » read more

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