PROBIOTICS RESOURCE CENTER
The Probiotics Resource Center, organized in association with the International Probiotics Association (IPA) and sponsored by Nutrasource Pharmaceutical and Nutraceutical Services , offers SupplySide West attendees a high-profile location to learn about key issues in the probiotics market.
In this area of the exhibition, attendees can access a wide range of content, including theater presentations and product showcases, and have the opportunity to sample a selection of ingredients and products from category leaders. Participating companies include: Amin Talati Upadhye, BIO-CAT Microbials, Bifodan, Deerland Enzymes & Probiotics, DuPont, Eurofins, Lallemand Health Solutions, MeriCal, NSF International, Pharmachem/Probiotical, Prenexus Health, RNI Consulting, Trust Transparency Consulting, UAS Labs and Winclove Probiotics.
Probiotics Resource Center Theater: Schedule and Agenda
Wednesday, Sept. 27
Probiotics for Oral Health
The effect of probiotics on a variety of oral health issues is being studied in a number of settings with promising results. New research found orally administered probiotics reduced signs of gingivitis, indicating big potential for a new market.
Probiotics for Hearty Kids & Teens
Children and teens face specific challenges where probiotics can play a role. Discover some key U.S. data describing those challenges, from diet imbalance and gut health to immune health and more, as well as a selection of LHS targeted probiotic formulas and strains for Hearty Kids & Teens.
Probiotic Evaluation Using Flow Cytometry
Probiotics are typically enumerated using a culture-based colony formation unit (CFU) assay, but there are many challenges with this process. Instead, flow cytometry is a laser-based method able to measure multiple parameters on individual cells in minutes. Learn about enumeration by flow cytometry and future flow cytometry applications.
Expanding Probiotic Possibilities with OPTI-BIOME®
Naturally stable probiotic strains are the answer for companies hoping to capture a share of the rapidly expanding probiotic market, but shelf-stable strains with proven benefits are essential. Learn about updated research on OPTI-BIOME® Bacillus subtilis MB40 and other strains in BIO-CAT Microbial’s portfolio, and get insight into the latest food applications opportunities.
Thursday, Sept. 28
Prebiotics: Prenexus Health Presents Current Trends and Research
Discover the role of prebiotics for health, including differences among prebiotics, and their impact on the microbiome, with a focus on the specific role of select prebiotics for health, based on current research and clinical trials, including the applications of prebiotics.
Marketing Probiotics to the Mass Market
As consumers increasingly seek out probiotics, there is great potential for these products in the mass market. Hear about the future of probiotics and clinically studied ingredients that can play a role.
Prebiotics: Out of the Shadows
The prebiotics category has enjoyed relatively consistent growth while staying in the shadow of probiotics. This success has materialized despite the category being largely undefined and without a voice of its own. How can we shine a light on prebiotics to establish its place and voice as an independent vibrant category?
DuPont™ Probiotics Proves Effect on Immune Function in Healthy Elderly Subjects
Elderly people represent the fastest growing population globally. Targeted dietary interventions that restore microbiota composition could potentially help maintain overall health and improve the quality of life of the elderly. A new study found daily consumption of Bifidobacterium animalis ssp. lactis HN019 enhances cellular immune activity in healthy elderly subjects.
Adding Value to Your Product Portfolio: Strategies for IP Procurement, Enforcement & Clearance
Having a grasp on your company’s strategy for protecting and asserting its intellectual property (IP), or defending against a claim of patent infringement by a competitor, is crucial to having a successful product portfolio. Get an overview of IP procurement, enforcement strategies and clearance.
Evaluation of Dietary Supplements Containing Probiotics under NSF/ANSI 173
Get an introduction to NSF/ANSI 173 – dietary supplements, as well as a look at NSF’s evaluation process, including labeling requirements and regulatory compliance in the United States, as it pertains to dietary supplements containing probiotics. Also, hear about observed trends in the labeling and regulatory compliance of probiotics.
Bradley Lampe, MPH
Senior Research Toxicologist – Risk Assessment
Mitigating Risk in Clinical Trials
Taking the time to manage risk in the planning stage optimizes the clinical trial process and provides the best opportunity for study success. Gain insights into risk-based approaches to clinical trial development, important aspects of a clinical trial protocol, and the importance of monitoring the clinical trial at the early stage.
Last Lawyer Standing: Laughter and Learning
IPA’s own counsel, a legal eagle who has always wanted to be a comedian, will close out the show with his first ever stand-up performance, including gut-busting probiotic humor! After, Ivan will provide an update on some of the most important legal and regulatory issues impacting the US probiotic industry, including New Dietary Ingredients, Class Actions and FTC enforcement of claims, labeling and more.