High profile food scares have turned the spotlight on food safety in Asia. While new regulations are coming into force, consumers and exporters seek assurances of product safety as contamination can have dire consequences all around the world.
The provision of high quality products is fundamental to the goal of the complementary medicines industry of enhancing consumers’ health.
Before it was sold to food stalls and restaurants in China, much of the expired meat that has been all over recent headlines in the country had originally been part...
Increases in the food energy supply in many countries of the world, leading to a higher availability of cheap energy-dense foods, is more than enough to explain a concurrent increase...
China topped the RASFF notifications by country of origin with 413 last year, followed by Turkey (201), India (199), Spain (166) and USA (164).
Nestlé India has been allowed to export Maggi noodles by the Bombay High Court but the product will remain off shelves in India.
Consumption of a low-calorie cranberry juice cocktail could help lower the risk of chronic diseases including heart disease, diabetes and stroke, say researchers from the United States Department of Agriculture...
A 20% duty on sugary drinks in England could result in 2,400 fewer cases of type 2 diabetes and 1,700 fewer cases of stroke and coronary heart disease, according to...
The antipodean food regulator, Fsanz, has called for submissions on a proposal to address issues identified since the nutrition and health claims standard was gazetted.
Dubai’s Jebel Ali Free Zone Authority (Jafza) pitched itself as a one-stop Halal hub at a road show in Japan this month, while the UAE is still working towards finalising...
Taiwan updates its certification in wake of scandals
NAN PRO-3 follow-on formula found to contain insect larvae was only contaminated "when moisture entered the packet," says Nestlé India.
Neogen Corporation has acquired the assets of a food testing lab in southwest India adding the market is ‘extremely attractive’ because of the expanding middle class.
Whole Genome Sequencing (WGS) and geographic mapping clearly improves source tracking and surveillance of foodborne outbreaks, according to researchers.
Nestlé India is destroying Maggi noodles worth an estimated Rs 320 crore (US$50m, €45m) which is stock withdrawn from the market.
Chinese police have detained 17 people after they foiled a gang that had been smuggling beef from Japan.
Only half of Australians eat enough fruit and just six in 100 meet the recommended daily intake of vegetables, official data reveals.
India’s food regulator will test all brands of instant noodles, pasta and macaroni that contain Tastemaker masala in the wake of what has been labelled by observers as the highest...
The Indian consumers behind claims insect larvae were found in a pack of NAN PRO-3 follow-on formula “declined” to provide the product for analysis, says Nestlé India.
India's food safety watchdog has ordered all variants of Nestlé’s Maggi noodles to be withdrawn from sale and further production and exports to be stopped.
The CEO of Nestlé has said he is confident Maggi Noodles will return “very soon” after they were withdrawn from the Indian market due to lead level concerns.
Eight out of 10 residents of Fukushima prefecture are comfortable buying local produce four years after the nuclear accident in 2011, according to a survey by local consumer groups.
Now with one in every four people in the country being overweight, China has placed second in the list of countries with the largest number of obese inhabitants, leading analysts...
Nestlé has hit back at orders from an Indian food safety authority to recall Maggi noodles because of lead levels.
The University of California Davis (UC Davis) has signed an agreement with officials from a Chinese city to coordinate research and training activities in food safety.
An exciting new area of research involves the endocannabinoid system (ECS) and the phyto-cannabinoid cannabidiol (CBD).