Regulation & Policy

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ConMéxico: Anemia continues to be 'serious public health problem'

By Kacey Culliney

Mexico has a number of programs in place targeting malnutrition, including mandatory flour fortification and premium milk distribution, but actions must be strengthened, says the Mexican Council of the Consumer Products Industry ConMéxico.

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ANVISA issues guide for probiotic food applications

By Kacey Culliney

Brazil's National Health Surveillance Agency (ANVISA) has published guidance on necessary requirements when applying to use probiotics in food and make associated health claims.