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2014-05-29 23:10:00

Review Paper Outlines Alternative Methods to Traditional Probiotic Enumeration Techniques Zurich, Switzerland (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 The International Probiotics Association supported a grant for the article “Enumeration of probiotic strains: Review of culture-dependent and alternative techniques to quantify viable bacteria,” which has just been published in the issue of Journal of Microbiological Methods and available as Open Access. The work was performed by Dr. Catherine Davis,...

2013-12-02 23:20:08

This must-attend scientific event gathers scientific, academia, industry and health professionals from all over the world. Zurich, Switzerland (PRWEB) December 02, 2013 The International Probiotics Association has formally opened registration for the 4th IPA World Congress. The biennial global event will be held in Athens, Greece on May 9-11, 2014 and will be co-hosted by the Greek Ministry of Rural Development and Foods. Prospective attendees are encouraged to visit the website and...

2013-08-14 23:01:27

The IPA congratulates the authors but comments on design issues with the study. Zurich, Switzerland (PRWEB) August 14, 2013 In a recently published study, Allen and co-workers (2013) report on a specific probiotic preparation to reduce the incidence and/or duration of antibiotic associated diarrhea (AAD) and Clostridium difficile diarrhea (CDD). Despite the null outcome, the authors should be congratulated with performing the largest study of its kind to date, consisting of almost 3,000...

2013-06-27 23:37:41

The IPA appreciates EFSA's transparency in process. Zurich, Switzerland (PRWEB) June 26, 2013 The International Probiotics Association has formally submitted questions for clarification relating to the European Food Safety Authority’s (EFSA’s) scientific and technical guidance document. These questions were submitted after a recent Parliament meeting in Brussels. The questions document was based on recommendations from a review team that included industry scientists, academics and...


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