• About
  • Infant Nutrition
  • Medical Foods
  • Parenteral Nutrition
  • Gluten-free Foods

BSNA is the voice of the specialist nutrition industry in the UK

Latest News

Home parenteral nutrition (HPN) for patients with advanced malignancy: British Intestinal Failure Alliance (BIFA) statement

Advances in the delivery of parenteral nutrition (nutrition through the vein) and improved homecare support…

​Supporting the continued safe production of infant formula

BSNA members adhere to strict safety protocols to mitigate against contamination with bacteria, and formula…

​New EU acrylamide legislation

Acrylamide is a chemical substance formed by a reaction between amino acids and sugars, both…

Commission Notice on the classification of Food for Special Medical Purposes

BSNA welcomes the Commission Notice on the classification of Food for Special Medical Purposes (FSMPs)…

Study finds gluten-free mixes superior to plain gluten-free flour

A study from Brunel University, comparing gluten-free multi-purpose mixes to plain gluten-free flour, found the…

NEW BSNA Infographic on Baby Foods

BSNA members are committed to supporting parents and care-givers in the feeding of infants in…

No detectable pesticide residues found in baby foods in the UK: FSA monitoring programme highlights approaches to food safety that have been made by baby food manufacturers

All EU countries have a national monitoring programme and all major components of national diet…

Industry commitment to providing high quality, safe and age appropriate nutrition for infants and young children

The infant nutrition industry is committed to acting in a responsible, ethical, and professional manner…

RCSLT and BDA formally adopt IDDSI

The Royal College of Speech & Language Therapists (RCSLT) and The British Dietetic Association (BDA)…

The Value of Nutrition on Prescription

Nutrition is imperative to our existence and over the years the awareness of the importance…

Latest Blog

BAPEN Annual Conference 2017

BSNA was proud to exhibit at the BAPEN Annual Conference 2017, which was also BAPEN’s…

ESPEN Congress

The 39th European Society for Clinical Nutrition and Metabolism (ESPEN) congress took place from the…

Managing tube feeding on holiday

Most of us look forward to going on holiday or travelling to another country at…

30 Years of PINNT!

It is so easy to take the simple notion of eating for granted and the…

Home Artificial Nutrition Awareness Week 2017

​BSNA is pleased to support PINNT (Patients on Intravenous and Naso-gastric Nutrition Therapy) Home Artificial…

World Breastfeeding Week 2017

This week we salute World Breastfeeding Week. Breastfeeding is the best way to feed an…

The Role of Specialist Formula Milks

Breastfeeding is the best way to feed a baby and is important for both mum…

New report on maternal obesity from APPG Fit and Healthy Childhood

Prospective and new parents must be provided with more information on infant nutrition. The APPG…

Survey highlights the importance of gluten-free prescriptions in supporting patients with coeliac disease

A recent Department of Health consultation on the availability of gluten-free foods on prescription for…

We represent the following companies

The expenditure of disease-related malnutrition is estimated at £19.6bn/yr in England

29.3% of infants born in England are exclusively breastfed at 6-8 weeks

Coeliac disease affects 1 in 100 people

Parenteral nutrition is used by patients for a total of 1.2mn days/yr