Newswise — Washington D.C. -- What’s new in Fiber? Join the 12th Vahouny Fiber Symposium and learn about the latest science and innovations. From submitted abstracts, we selected a few to highlight.

The presentations – from around the world - will highlight the technical development of new ingredients or new approaches to evaluating health benefits of a dietary fiber.

Talks on chicory will be delivered by Veerle Dam, PhD of Sensus and Marie-Luise Puhlmann from Wageningen University & Research;

High amylose wheat will be discussed by Katie Harris and Damien Belobrajdic (CSIRO);

Psyllium containing products will be presented by Johnson W. McRorie Jr.;

Measurement of available carbohydrates will be discussed by Barry Mccleary;

Kirstie Canene-Adams, PhD will discuss reformulation modeling;

Thaisa Moro Cantu-Jungles from Purdue University will present on prebiotic dietary fibers and shifts in the gut microbiota;

And, an evaluation of human health safety claims related to dietary fiber using the FDA Adverse Event Reporting System (CAERS) will be presented by Derek Drechsel.

Please visit the registration page to learn more about this exciting upcoming conference.


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