Response to Consumer Magazine Article about Glucosamine / Probiotics


Extract from article:  The European Food Safety Authority, which approves health claims that can be used in the EU, hasn’t given the green light to claims for glucosamine or chondroitin. On the basis of the evidence assessed for joint health, the authority found a relationship hadn’t been established between taking the supplements and beneficial outcomes for the general population.

NPNZ’s response:

Natural Products NZ was surprised at the EU Food Safety Authority’s refusal to allow claims about glucosamine and chondroitin because such claims are currently allowed by one of the world’s most rigorous regulators, Australia’s TGA.

Read more:  CONSUMER Glucosamine_probiotic response NPNZ_Nov 2014

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