Five Probiotic Formulations from Lallemand Granted Health Claims by Health Canada
MONTREAL, February 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ –
Lallemand Health Solutions (LHS) is extremely pleased to announce that its long-term
commitment in substantiating the health benefits of its probiotics has been recognised by
the Canadian Health Authorities.
The Natural Health Products Directorate (NHPD), the regulatory agency for natural
health products in Canada, has granted FIVE of LHS’s key Probiotic Formulas new condition
specific health claims in the areas of digestive health, natural defenses and stress.
These new health claims are based on strong scientific and clinical data supporting each
benefit and condition of use. This culminates many years of work and research in
partnership with leading universities and hospitals.
The products and their newly approved health claims are as follow:
“Helps to reinforce the body’s natural defences in children” (Claim NPN 80019993).
“Helps to reduce stress-related gastrointestinal complications like nausea”
(Claim NPN 80021343).
“Helps to reduce the risk of traveler’s diarrhea” (Claim NPN 80021342).
“Restoring and maintaining intestinal flora”;
“Helps to reduce the risk of antibiotic associated diarrhea AAD (in children and
adolescents from 2 to 18 years of age).” (Claim NPN 80020017)
- Lalflor(R) (sachets or capsules) (Saccharomyces cerevisiae Boulardii CNCM I-1079):
“Helps to reduce the risk of antibiotic associated diarrhea” (Claim NPN 80038395).
These products had already been recognised by the Canadian Health Authorities for
their probiotic benefits with claims such as “Probiotic to benefit health and/or confer a
health benefit”, or “Probiotic that contributes to a natural healthy gut flora”.
The realization of obtaining these condition specific claims will allow the end users
to understand the targeted health benefits of Lallemand’s probiotic formulations. This
will further solidify the position of Lallemand’s customers in an already expanding and
Lallemand Health Solutions
Lallemand Health Solutions is dedicated in bringing to its customers, from food
supplement or pharmaceutical industries, the highest quality probiotic solutions produced
within current GMP and ISO 9001 environments. Thanks to its fully integrated offer, LHS is
a unique probiotic player in the global arena that can provide its customers and partners
solutions from fermentation and lyophilization all the way to finished product
capabilities. Lallemand Health Solutions is covering more than 30 countries across 5
For more information, please visit http://www.lallemand-health-solutions.com, or
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