Gregor Reid with the Tukwamuane Yogurt mamas in Mwanza, Tanzania outside their community kitchen

Our Mission

To advance scientific excellence in probiotics and prebiotics

ISAPP observes World Digestive Health Day, May 29, 2014. ISAPP collaborated with the World Gastroenterology Organisation to prepare educational materials, including guidelines on choosing a probiotic and prebiotic, the WGO Handbook on Gut Microbes and informative videos. Go to educational materials.


ISAPP Activities


February 12, 2015

EFSA Publishes Gut/Immune Health Claim Guidance. EFSA technical report aims to clarify requirements for gut and immune health claims on foods: Outcome of a public consultation on the discussion paper for the revision of the guidance on the scientific requirements for health claims related to gut and immune function. This document is open to public comment until 23 March 2015. Submit comments


February 3, 2015

IPA Europe Created. The Global Alliance for Probiotics (GAP) has joined with the International Probiotics Association (IPA) and Yoghurt Live Fermented Milks Association (YLFA) to create a European branch of the IPA. The new International Probiotics Association Europe (IPA Europe) expects to be better able to address policy issues facing the probiotic field in Europe. Announcement. 


May 19-21, 2015

ISAPP 2015 Annual Meeting will be held on the Georgetown University campus, Washington DC. This meeting is by-invitation, but limited registration to certain sessions will be possible for regulatory, academic and legal professionals in the DC area. More information.

Colin Hill (ISAPP President 2011-2014)

Professor Colin Hill, President of ISAPP (2012-2015)

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