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The European Specialist Sports Nutrition Alliance (ESSNA) has announced that leading nutrition companies Kerry and Fonterra have joined its membership. Fonterra, a leading global manufacturer of dairy products with an interest in protein-based sports supplements and Kerry, which has an industry-leading portfolio of taste & nutrition systems and functional ingredients & actives for the food,… » read more

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A report published by the charity Vitamin D Mission earlier this week revealed that, alarmingly, the number of children with vitamin D deficiency has soared by more than 200% in the past five years, with 4,638 under-16s admitted to hospital with vitamin D deficiency and rickets. The cause of this has been attributed to the… » read more

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Nutraingredients.com has published an article stating that the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has rejected claims that endurance gels benefit athlete performance. Commenting on the article, Dr Adam Carey, Chair of the European Specialist Sports Nutrition Alliance (ESSNA) said that the decision was reached because the evidence submitted was not of the right type, adding… » read more

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The European Specialist Sports Nutrition Alliance (ESSNA) has announced that it will host a seminar focusing on sports nutrition regulation, open to all, on Tuesday 7 October. The seminar will deliver an overview of the European legislation that has the greatest effect on the sports nutrition industry, and will aim to clearly explain the different… » 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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The decision by both the European and the US authorities to approve the use of the new sweetener Advantame adds a new weapon to the arsenal of those seeking to tackle obesity. For many years now there have been sustained customer trends to choose low calorie products to the extent that for the main cola… » read more

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The European Specialist Sports Nutrition Alliance (ESSNA) has announced that leading medical herbalists, Herbs in a Bottle, and the European experts on regulatory advice in health, Nutraveris, have joined its membership. Herbs in a Bottle, one of the UK’s leading suppliers of quality sports nutrition, and Nutraveris, which provides scientific and regulatory advice on health… » read more

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The European Union exists to regulate, and therefore it regulates, as Descartes would have said; and in no area is that more true than in that of food law argue food law experts Kasia Wilk & Chris Whitehouse. The European Union is not particularly popular at the moment, and many would like to repatriate a… » read more

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