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2010-12-25 00:01:25

Federal Trade Commission Cracks Down On Probiotic Claims In Advertising Will this lead to even more confusion for consumers? Beltsville, MD (Vocus/PRWEB) December 23, 2010 In the wake of the Federal Trade Commission's (FTC) recent crackdown on advertising claims made by Dannon, consumers may be more confused than ever about the benefits of probiotics. The FTC ruled that Dannon was making unsubstantiated claims regarding their Activia® and DanActive brand products"”a yogurt and...

2010-12-20 08:00:00

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Dec. 20, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the Global Probiotics Council (GPC), a committee formed by Danone and YAKULT HONSHA CO., LTD., announced the launch of the fourth annual Young Investigator Grant for Probiotics Research (YIGPRO). This grant provides two awards, each in the amount of $50,000, to rising young stars. This year's grant focus is on the role of probiotics and gastrointestinal microbiota in health and wellness. Applications will be accepted until February 15,...

2010-12-15 10:34:00

FTC Charges that Evidence Supporting Benefits of Probiotics Falls Short WASHINGTON, Dec. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Dannon Company, Inc. has agreed to settle Federal Trade Commission charges of deceptive advertising and drop claims that allegedly exaggerated the health benefits of its Activia yogurt and DanActive dairy drink. These two popular Dannon products contain beneficial bacteria known as probiotics. Dannon will stop claiming that one daily serving of Activia relieves...

2010-09-03 04:29:00

DALLAS, Texas, September 3, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Buy this report now: http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/digestive-health-ingredients- 225.html (Due to the length of this URL, it may be necessary to copy and paste this hyperlink into your Internet browser's URL address field. Remove the space if one exists.) This market report analyzes the trends prevailing in the digestive health ingredients market in the United States. It gives the revenue forecast, competitive...

2010-09-02 06:29:00

DALLAS, Texas, September 2, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Buy this report now: http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/digestive-health-ingredients- 225.html (Due to the length of this URL, it may be necessary to copy and paste this hyperlink into your Internet browser's URL address field. Remove the space if one exists.) This market report analyzes the trends prevailing in the digestive health ingredients market in the United States. It gives the revenue forecast, competitive...

2010-08-02 10:00:00

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Aug. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- The Global Probiotics Council (GPC), a committee established in 2004 by Danone and YAKULT HONSHA CO., LTD., announced the two recipients of the third annual Young Investigator Grant for Probiotics Research (YIGPRO) today. The program was created to contribute to the advancement of probiotics and gastrointestinal microbiota research in the United States. The gastrointestinal microbiota is made up of trillions of live microbes that inhabit the human...


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tessitura
  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
This word is Italian in origin and comes from the Latin 'textura,' web, structure.