Managing Editor, Europe
Latest From Tom Gallen
EU Set To Maintain Safe Intake Levels For Vitamin D And Folate In Supplements
Positive news for dietary supplement manufacturers as EFSA plans to maintain the existing tolerable upper intake levels for vitamin D and folate. The regulator recently revealed plans to cut levels for vitamin B6 and selenium.
People On The Move: Appointments At Reckitt, Nestlé, H&H
A round-up of the latest appointments in the health and wellness industries: Reckitt names new Health and Nutrition presidents; Nestle hires external CFO; and H&H announces new CEO.
Health Claim For Anxiety Reduction Among Latest EU Rejections
The health claim “Affron contributes to maintain a healthy mood by reducing the negative traits of depressive and anxiety feelings” is one of four rejected by the European Commission in the first half of 2023.
Algae With Claimed Immunity Benefits Gets EU Nod For Supplement Use
An algae extract that is claimed to support the immune system while helping to protect against oxidative stress has obtained a positive opinion as a novel food in the European Union.
People On The Move: Appointments At AESGP, Alliance Pharma, FSE, Venture Life
A round-up of the latest appointments in Europe's consumer health industry: AESGP names Haleon's Workman as president; Alliance Pharma shareholders re-elect board; Food Supplements Europe re-elects Stada's Šímová as chair; and Venture Life announces departure of co-Founder and CCO Daly.
Sweden Drops Plans For Max Levels In Supplements After Commission Consultation
Sweden will not introduce proposed limits for vitamin D and iodine in dietary supplements after the European Commission warned it would create a disproportionate barrier to trade with other EU member states.