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Substance-based medical devices under MDR – Steps you need to take!

We are happy to invite you to our next webinar! Substance-based medical devices under MDR – Steps you need to take! by our experts Dr. Marlen Landschreiber and Dr. Solveigh Krusekopf Date: 29th of January 2020 Time: 3:00pm (CET) – 30 min talk and 15 min Q&A Major changes will come to pass under [...]

Substance-based medical devices under MDR – Steps you need to take!2020-01-13T11:36:06+01:00

Regulatory Highlights of 2019

Cannabidiol (CBD) The market of cannabidiol (CBD)-containing products has been booming in Europe, Canada and the USA while regulations were clearly lagging behind. In January, the European Commission updated the Novel Food Catalogue regarding Cannabis sativa L., Cannabidiol and Cannabinoids. According to the Novel Food Catalogue, more or less all products consisting of [...]

Regulatory Highlights of 20192019-12-20T15:33:36+01:00

Top ingredient/trends of 2019

The most prominent ingredient during this year was certainly cannabis/cannabidiol (CBD). The market of CBD-containing products as food/food supplements is thriving, but the classification of CBD products as novel food has serious repercussions for the industry. Plant-based proteins are another hot trend that is here to stay, as part of the so-called plant-based revolution. [...]

Top ingredient/trends of 20192019-12-20T15:35:01+01:00

Merry Christmas and a happy new year!

Dear Colleagues and Friends, The year is coming to an end and we would like to thank all our customers, business partners, and friends for the great cooperation we have enjoyed with you. We wish you a very successful upcoming business year and look forward to great projects and partnerships with you and your [...]

Merry Christmas and a happy new year!2019-12-10T16:51:33+01:00

Adaptogens and valid health claims by integrating standardized stress tests with clinical trials

Consumers’ perception of healthy living is shifting from only addressing physical health to a more holistic approach where exercise, food and mental wellbeing play a key role. According to Euromonitor, 62% of global consumers associate health with mental wellbeing. Euromonitor also reported that one of the five trends impacting consumers’ health and nutrition is [...]

Adaptogens and valid health claims by integrating standardized stress tests with clinical trials2019-12-10T16:47:17+01:00

Why invest in clinical research? Benefits of conducting research with an experienced CRO

In the last years, there has been an increasing demand from consumers to understand how a health-enhancing product works and provides its benefits. As technology evolves and consumers gain better understanding of medical knowledge, brands will benefit from scientifically and clinically substantiated products. As a consequence, food business operators (FBO) are being challenged to [...]

Why invest in clinical research? Benefits of conducting research with an experienced CRO2019-12-10T09:58:05+01:00

NEWS DIGEST by a&r | November 2019

We dedicate this November issue to the importance of clinical research in the field of natural health products. Also, we announce our first free webinar for 2020; it is going to be about substance-based medical devices under MDR. […]

NEWS DIGEST by a&r | November 20192019-12-10T16:44:32+01:00

MDR – A new Corrigendum on the way?

The EU Medical Devices Regulation (MDR, 2017/745), which came into force in May 2017, must be implemented by 26th May 2020. So far, only five Notified Bodies are able to certify products under the new regulation. As far as we know, only two products have been CE certified under MDR, one being BSI for [...]

MDR – A new Corrigendum on the way?2019-11-05T15:46:38+01:00

Plant-based protein – the protein paradigm shift

In the food sector, plant proteins are widely used both in conventional and in organic markets. Although animal protein consumption is increasing at global level, the EU is seeing the emergence of low animal protein diets. Recent changes across some EU countries suggest the beginning of a shift back towards plants and to less [...]

Plant-based protein – the protein paradigm shift2019-11-05T14:42:15+01:00