Regulatory Workshop

EU regulatory aspects of Probiotics & Potential Synergy with other Feed/Food Components

Monday, November 9, 2020, 13.00, Prague Congress Centre, Terrace 2B

Please note that the Workshop is not included in the Conference registration.

The workshop will cover the regulatory aspects of probiotics in humans and animals in the EU. Topics to be covered include:

  • Novel probiotic strains in the EU food chain - basic data requirements - biostimulants, feed additives, food ingredients & food supplements, FSMPs & biocides
  • Possible synergies - with botanicals, prebiotics, enzymes, & other components
  • Challenges for efficacy & claims
  • Nutrition and health claims
  • Feed additives
  • Biostimulants & Biocides

Who to participate: Small and medium enterprise representatives, scientists, researchers, technical supports, regulatory teams involved in the development and presentation of probiotic dossier submission for the European Food Safety Authority and the US FDA.

Why participate: Get an update on the current approaches of regulators to strain safety and permissible claims in humans and animals; to nutrition and health claims related to probiotics in foods, novel foods, dietary supplements, and nutraceuticals. You will also learn about common pitfalls and how to avoid rejection by EFSA or the USA FDA.


Chairman: Elinor McCartney
European Union Food Chain Legislation Expert Pen & Tec Consulting, Spain

See you at the next Regulatory Workshop on Monday, November 9, 2020 in Prague.