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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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The UK Government should be proactive in seeking reform of football if the national team is to have any real prospect of future success, argues Whitehouse Consultancy Chairman, Chris Whitehouse. The United Kingdom’s Minister for Sport, Helen Grant, has come in for strong criticism on a leading UK political blog site for her “silence” on… » 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 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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UPDATE: The Daily Mirror has taken down its article suggesting that Isla Vista killer Elliot Rodger’s consumption of creatine as a sports nutrition supplement may have contributed to his actions following a swift response by the European Specialist Sports Nutrition Alliance (ESSNA). ESSNA’s defence of the substance highlighted its safety record and explained the lack… » 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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Leading specialist food news site Nutraingredients.com reports on the latest action from the European Specialist Sports Nutrition Alliance, ahead of the London Marathon which is taking place next Sunday. European sports nutrition group raises red flags for London marathoners By Shane Starling, 08-Apr-2014 The 40,000 professional and amateur runners that will spill through the streets… » 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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