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News in Brief

ANVISA grants novel food certification for Levagen

By Stephen Daniells

Gencor’s Levagen, a clinically studied form of palmitolethanolamide (PEA), has been granted novel foods certification by Brazil’s National Health Surveillance Agency ANVISA.

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Apsen launches 'first psychobiotic' in Brazil

São Paulo-based Apsen has partnered with Lallemand Health Solutions to launch a probiotic formulation for the brain-gut axis on the Brazilian market, with approved health claims by the Brazilian Health Authorities, ANVISA.

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What amounts to a novel nutritious ingredient in Brazil?

By Natasha Spencer

What’s the appeal of novel ingredients in preventative health, functional and sports nutrition products among Brazilian consumer? NutraIngredients-LATAM spoke with Jaume Reguant, Healthcare Director at Bioiberica to find out.