As most residents of Bangkok will confirm, food is a matter of national pride, yet why should insect recipes be confined to Southeast Asia, asks Massimo Reverberi.
A soy distribution company has been ordered to cease manufacturing and distribution until it comes into compliance with food safety laws.
Food Standards Australia New Zealand has called for submissions on four new amendments to antipodean food safety regulations covering the use of water in wine production, propionates in processed meat, L-cysteine monohydrochloride as a food additive and permitting the irradiation of blueberries and raspberries to control pests.
Food that travels faster through the gut results in bacteria producing less harmful by-products in the digestive system, resulting in a healthier gut environment, according to a study.
Food giant Nestlé has appointed Ulf Mark Schneider as its new CEO, effective from the start of next year.
According to GOED, global sales of the supplements are valued at US$3.9bn. But growth has slowed considerably during the last several years for many reasons, writes Ian Chant.
UK snacks supplier Tyrrells is investing in Yarra Valley Snack Foods – the Australian business it acquired last year – as it looks to expand the Tyrrells brand in the Australian and Asia Pacific markets.
French politicians have dropped the proposed palm oil tax, leading some politicians to say the country is being blackmailed by producer countries. "We are legislating with a knife at our throats," said one.