Probiotic Guidelines, Then and Now

Earlier this month, the Council for Responsible Nutrition and the International Probiotics Association (IPA) announced the publication of probiotic guidelines. This is not the first effort to develop probiotic guidelines. Those were developed in May of 2002, by a panel … Continue reading

International Scientific Association for Probiotics and Prebiotics Addresses Antibiotic Stewardship

The International Scientific Association for Probiotics and Prebiotics (ISAPP) initiated a project this fall to determine if probiotics can reduce antibiotic use. In the context of an individual person, reduced antibiotic use means fewer adverse effects, reduced chance to develop … Continue reading

Heeney Earns Student Award at ISAPP Annual Meeting in Finland

This year’s International Scientific Association for Probiotics and Prebiotics (ISAPP) annual meeting is being held June 7–9, in Turku, Finland. The ISAPP is an association of academic and industrial scientists involved in research on fundamental and applied aspects of probiotics and … Continue reading