According to CHR Hansen, the manufacturer of Bifidobacterium (BB-12):
The world’s best documented Bifidobacterium
Used in food and dietary supplements since 1985, described in more than 3071 scientific publications and backed by more than 1801 clinical studies, Bifidobacterium (BB-12®) is the world’s best documented Bifidobacterium.
Bifidobacterium (BB-12®) has received a Generally Recognized As Safe (GRAS) status by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in the US. In Europe, Bifidobacterium animalis has been granted Qualified Presumption of Safety (QPS) status since 2007 by the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) - a status granted on species level.
The large number of clinical studies and scientific publications indicate that the BB-12®probiotic strain – alone or in combination with other of our probiotic strains – may have beneficial effects regarding the gastrointestinal and immune areas.
Alone, the BB-12® probiotic strain:
Nothing on this page is meant to be perceived as an approved claim.