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The 2nd International Conference on East-West Perspectives on Functional Foods: Science, Innovations and Claims.
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PMID:  18818176     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The 2nd International Conference on East-West Perspective on Functional Foods held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, on November, 2007, discussed the current work on some traditional Asian foods and new technologies that offer both challenges and opportunities for functional foods. The highlight of the conference was on the current regulatory status of nutrition and health claims related to functional foods and the experiences in some countries on the substantiation of claims. Attention was also given to strategies for effective communication of functional foods to consumers. The conference concluded with recommendations to strengthen R and D efforts and harmonization of protocols and methodologies on functional foods within the region.
Rodolfo F Florentino
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Congresses    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Asia Pacific journal of clinical nutrition     Volume:  17     ISSN:  0964-7058     ISO Abbreviation:  Asia Pac J Clin Nutr     Publication Date:  2008  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2008-09-26     Completed Date:  2009-01-28     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9440304     Medline TA:  Asia Pac J Clin Nutr     Country:  Australia    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  540-3     Citation Subset:  IM    
International Life Sciences Institute Southeast Asia Region, Singapore.
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MeSH Terms
Evidence-Based Medicine
Food Labeling / legislation & jurisprudence*
Health Food / standards*
Legislation, Food*

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