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AESAN is considering allowing the use of the term "probiotics" on the label of food products


Dec 01, 2020

The Spanish Agency for Food Safety and Nutrition (AESAN), after a series of considerations related to the presence of specific legislation that regulates the use of probiotics in human food and taking into account that it has been proven that there are a large number of supplements foods on the market, in which the term “probiotic / s” appears, AESAN has considered:

“Until there is a uniform criterion, on the part of the Member States of the European Union, it is considered that it could be accepted that the term 'probiotic/s' appears on the label of the products, both nationally manufactured and from other countries of the European Union.”

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