Missed the IPA workshop in Washington, DC? No worries. Stephen Daniells recapped the event: 13 things we learned from the IPA’s DC Workshop appears on Nutraingredients website and includes our well-travelled executive director George Paraskevakos. Daniells reports: “From market sizing to the positions from FDA and FTC on NDIs and claims substantiation, the International Probiotic Association’s DC workshop succeeded in providing a venue for … Read More
IPA is partnering with Nutrasource to bring the Probiotics Resource Center (T129) to SupplySide West 2016 in Las Vegas. Industry experts at leading probiotic and prebiotic companies will speak at booth T129 on Oct 6 & 7 from 10:00 am – 5:30 pm. Lecture Schedule: Thursday, October 6 10:30 am – Probiotics and Respiratory Infections Dupont – Markus Lehtinen, Ph.D., Technology Leader, Active Nutrition 11:30 am … Read More
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is extending the comment period for the revised draft guidance for industry entitled “Dietary Supplements: New Dietary Ingredient Notifications and Related Issues,” that appeared in the Federal Register of August 12, 2016. They are taking this action in response to requests to extend the comment period to allow interested persons additional time to submit … Read More
IPA is excited to be attending Probiotics Congress USA in La Jolla near San Diego, California on October3-4th. Because the lineup includes the 4th Microbiome R&D and Business Collaboration Forum, this enterprising assembly brings academics and industry stakeholders to the table. Awareness in microbial ecosystems in animal and human health has led to a surge in research, publications and companies … Read More
International Probiotic’s Association is partnering with Nutrasource at the October SupplySide West 2016 in Las Vegas to bring the Probiotics Resource Center, an education and networking pavilion. Nutrasource’s Jennifer Andrews shares an insightful Q&A conducted with IPA’s Executive Director, George Paraskevakos. Some of the questions: How has the probiotics market changed in last 5 years? New areas being explored Challenges for probiotics companies … Read More
SupplySide West celebrates 20th anniversary & prepares for largest event to-date PHOENIX, (August 10, 2016) – Informa’s SupplySide West, the leading ingredient and solutions tradeshow where science & strategy intersect, 20th annual event takes place October 4-8 at Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino in Las Vegas. Named to Trade Show News Network’s list of top 250 tradeshows in the United … Read More
Microbes help shape help neural development, brain biochemistry, and behavior. As research in human application advances, the gut-brain axis may be a potent target for mental disorders and diseases including anxiety and depression as well as Parkinson’s disease, Alzheimer’s disease, schizophrenia and autism. Join global researchers for MIND, MOOD & MICROBES, the 1st international conference on the microbiota and gut-brain … Read More
IPA Executive Director George Paraskevakos sat down with Nutra-Ingredients reporter Annie-Rose Harrison-Dunn at a recent Vitafoods event. Paraskevakos discussed the surge in IPA membership as well as outreach efforts to further position probiotic stakeholders in commercial and government conversations. Read the entire article here: IPA ‘rebirth’ sees probiotic membership surge.