International Probiotics Association - Europe

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Lobbying Costs

200,000€ - 299,999€

Financial year: Jan 2021 - Dec 2021

Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

1.25 Fte (2)

Lobbyists with EP accreditation


High-level Commission meetings


Lobbying Costs over the years

  • Info

    International Probiotics Association - Europe   (IPA Europe)

    EU Transparency Register

    294688218286-10 First registered on 27 Jul 2015

    Goals / Remit

    IPA Europe, the European voice for probiotics, advocates for a well-defined status for probiotics in Europe that aims to properly inform the consumer and thus increase awareness of the benefits of probiotics.

    IPA Europe is a non-profit international association, based in Brussels, that represents the interests of the European Probiotic Industry in all discussions with the European Institutions, the European Food and Safety Authority (EFSA), international institutions and national authorities, aiming to consolidate the probiotic category and boost the EU competitiveness.

    IPA Europe is engaged in establishing a clear framework for the use of the term probiotics, to better address the challenges the probiotic sector is facing and contribute actively to the international debate in the Codex Alimentarius.

    Main EU files targeted

    IPA Europe is active in the development of a clear legal framework acrosss the EU harminizing the use of the term probiotic in food, in:
    - Nutrition and Health Claim Regulation
    - Food information to the Consumer Regulation,
    - Development of a Codex standard
    - Farm to Fork strategy
    IPA Europe is an EFSA registered stakeholder, and participate actively to the EFSA initiatives and Panels.


    Head Office
    Ave d'Auderghem 22-28
    Bruxelles 1040
    EU Office
    Ave d'Auderghem 22-28
    Bruxelles 1040


  • People

    Total lobbyists declared


    Employment timeLobbyists

    Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)


    Lobbyists with EP accreditation

    All Lobbyists with EP accreditation over time

    0 accreditations were / are live (in bold) for the selected state of 28 Mar 2023

    Name Start date End Date
    Mr Federico FACCHIN 31 Aug 2019 08 Feb 2020

    Complementary Information

    None declared

    Person in charge of EU relations

    Data not provided by Register Secretariat due to GDPR

    Person with legal responsibility

    Data not provided by Register Secretariat due to GDPR

  • Categories


    Trade unions and professional associations

  • Networking


    Member organisations

    None declared

  • Financial Data

    Interests represented

    Promotes their own interests or the collective interests of their members

    Closed financial year

    Jan 2021 - Dec 2021

    Lobbying costs for closed financial year

    200,000€ - 299,999€

    Major contributions in closed year

    None declared

    Intermediaries for closed year

    None declared

    Intermediaries for current year

    None declared

    Closed year Costs

    200,000€ - 299,999€

    Other financial info

    None declared

  • EU Structures

    Groups (European Commission)


    Groups (European Parliament)


    Other activities

    DG SANTE Advisory groups : Farm to Fork Strategy, Claims and Labelling
    EFSA advisory group

  • Meetings


    1 meetings found. Download meetings

    The list below only covers meetings held since November 2014 with commissioners, their cabinet members or directors-general at the European Commission; other lobby meetings with lower-level staff may have taken place, but the European Commission doesn't publish information about such meetings. All information below comes from European Commission web pages.

    • Date 20 Sep 2016 Location Brussels
      Subject Regulatory environment for probiotics
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Vytenis Andriukaitis
      Portfolio Health &amp; Food Safety
      • Nathalie Chaze (Cabinet member)
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