The Philippines is making its bid to join the world’s US$2.6tr halal export market by aligning its halal accreditation systems and institutions.
Shanghai’s food safety watchdog ordered the meat supplier that was at the centre of an expired meat scandal in 2014 to pay fines for producing and selling substandard products.
One in six Australian women and a tenth of men will be severely obese by 2025, while more people are overweight now than are not, new modelling has found.
Australia's biggest ever diet survey has confirmed that the vast majority of Australians have poor eating habits.
A newly drafted policy by India’s food regulator will hold all e-commerce entities responsible for the quality of food they serve to customers.
More than 20 farmers from ‘Eua Island in Tonga recently graduated from the first school in the Pacific to teach young farmers how to grow and sell more food with...
The AI Group has disputed claims from consumer group CHOICE that its confectionery members are ignoring the country’s health star labeling system.
The US has challenged China through the World Trade Organization (WTO) regarding government support of wheat, corn and rice.
Studies suggest that, over time, exposure to the Blue Light could cause serious long-term damage to our eyes and sleep patterns.
The World Health Organisation has asked countries on the west side of the Pacific to consider imposing a tax on all soft drinks in a bid to tackle rising rates...
There is concern about the considerable variance in the recommended consumption levels of infant formula and follow-on formula in Asia and questions over the amount of protein they are required...
High reported rates of type 2 diabetes in some Pacific Island nations have been called into question after Australian researchers found deficiencies in the methods used to test for the...
China is bringing anti-dumping duties of 33.8% against the US for sales of DDGS, claiming damage was done to the domestic market.
China's Ministry of Commerce has decided to impose anti-dumping duties on distiller's dried grains (DDGs) from the US, according to Xinhua news agency.
Australian livestock exporters have identified unapproved supply chains in use in the Middle East over the recent Eid al Adha festival of sacrifice.
The UAE is poised to unveil the world’s first international halal certification network as the Dubai-based International Halal Accreditation Forum drafts a set of bylaws that should come into operation...
The war of words between Meat & Livestock Australia (MLA) and the Australian Beef Association (ABA) has escalated, following criticism of the MLA’s Eastern Young Cattle Indicator (EYCI).
Asia’s functional foods and supplements industry needs to stop making unfounded health claims, while also better educating policy makers about the sound science behind its reputable products.
Manufacturers must re-engineer processed foods share research in a bid to tackle the double burden of malnutrition across Southeast Asia.
Australian researchers have made a breakthrough in investigating salt tolerance in plants which could lead to new salt tolerant varieties of crops, and also answer unresolved questions in plant biology.
Last week, the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) published an historical analysis of internal sugar industry documents.
University of Sydney and Ramazzini Institute researchers are claiming widespread bias in industry-funded research into artificial sweeteners, arguing those financially backed by business are far more likely to have favourable results....
The newly released official forecast of crop productivity in South Australia predicts that the 2016-17 winter harvest will be 12% above the five-year average, though the discovery of an aphid...
Channel catfish and Nile tilapia diets provide platform for comparing forms of lysine used in feed, say researchers.
A scholarship programme between New Zealand and China boosting understanding of each other’s food safety systems has been extended for two more years.