Vitamin D supplementation may cut the risk of asthma exacerbation in children but it does not impact respiratory infections in healthy children, a review has found.
The public will have the best part of a month to offer input into new guidelines for proprietary foods, health supplements and additives as India’s food regulator sets out to...
Indian nutraceuticals market to touch $6bn by 2020
Cosmo Films’ Export Oriented Unit (EOU) has entered into its second expansion phase.
Mondelēz did not breach competition rules following a complaint from a distributor it was placing unfair terms on rural stockists, rule Indian authorities.
Over the last few days it feels like we’ve written about little more than the Maggi noodles affair in India. Thankfully it is reaching a conclusion. But still it raises...
The Bombay high court has ruled that the chief executive of India’s food regulator, the FSSAI, had “acted in an emergent, drastic and arbitrary” fashion in ordering Nestlé to withdraw...
On June 5, India’s food regulator, the FSSAI, ordered nine lines of Maggi, the Nestlé noodle brand that dominates the market, to be removed from shelves in India.
Reactionary and radical moves by politicians and administrators who like to ride roughshod over common sense are unexceptional occurrences in India.
Regulations confusion will serve to allow the ‘inspector raj’ into the food industry
Nestlé India’s Maggi noodles have been cleared by one Indian lab but failed tests in another as the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has given them the green light....
India’s food processing minister has said her department was doing a “good job” as she reacted to a report that claimed that almost Rs1tn (US$15.7bn) worth of farm commodities is...
At least five premium chocolate makers are looking to build up India’s cocoa sector to produce single origin Indian chocolate.
Indian controls cannot ensure sesame seeds exported to the EU are safe, according to the Food and Veterinary Office (FVO).
Nestlé India’s net sales plummeted 20.1% in the second quarter largely due to the Maggi noodles scare.
Diabetics who skip breakfast may be provoking hazardous blood sugar spikes by fasting until lunch, according to new research.
Blendhub Corp. has set up its third Portable Powder Blending plant (PPB) in Mexico, after Spain and India, as it plans to open 40 factories in the next three years...
20% of Indian food tests revealed adulterated or misbranded products
Mondelēz International has launched what it claims is India’s first aerated chocolate by bringing Cadbury Dairy Milk Silk Bubbly to the world’s fastest growing chocolate market.
Cargill has launched a food safety awareness initiative in India sharing it is a shared responsibility of farmers, the food industry, regulators and consumers.
Indian regulator is preparing new alcohol and labelling regulations
Fivefold spike in sugary drinks sales worrying diabetes campaigners
India has moved to establish a maximum limit for melamine in liquid and powdered infant formula.
Supreme Court judges compel authorities to get tougher on adulteration
Nestlé India has been allowed to export Maggi noodles by the Bombay High Court but the product will remain off shelves in India.