Probiotic Foods & Supplements

Probiotic Foods & SupplementsProbiotic Foods & Supplements

Thirty licenses for the production of pharmaceutical probiotic supplements have been issued by the Food and Drug administration, said Hossein Rastegar, head of the FDA’s Food and Drug Control Laboratories, on the sidelines of the third national conference on probiotic foods, held on Sunday at Tehran’s Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences. “According to our studies, about 90% of people don’t have adequate information about the beneficial properties of probiotic foods and supplements; certain probiotics can help reduce rates of colorectal cancer,” IRNA quoted him as saying.