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....
UK-based ingredients distributor Direct Food Ingredients has opened an office and warehouse in Los Angeles where it will focus its activities in nutraceuticals and sports nutrition and push its quality...
Child obesity has already doubled this century in Beijing
Around two-thirds of Australians are obese and consume on average a quantity of chocolate each year equivalent to a passenger’s first-class baggage allowance on long-haul flights, Csiro, the country’s government...
A move by Australia’s natural supplement regulator to cut redundant red tape has met with approval from the industry.
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.
Ministry: Hiked import tariffs not a means to swell Indonesian coffers
Unhealthy Australia now one of the world’s biggest salt consumers
Diabetics who skip breakfast may be provoking hazardous blood sugar spikes by fasting until lunch, according to new research.
Heightened national risk assessment is seen as decisive in mitigating both existing and new hazards, said the two bodies behind a recent international feed risk analysis event in Rome.
Heptadecanoic acid, a saturated fat found in dairy products, may actually help stop prediabetes in its tracks, says a National Marine Mammal Foundation study.
Chinese scientists have developed a method to detect melamine in milk and infant formula using gold nanoparticles.
20% of Indian food tests revealed adulterated or misbranded products
Savola Group’s Iranian subsidiary is under fire in Iran for allegedly dumping vegetable oil in the market, a month after MPs attacked the Saudi firm’s investments in the country....
Cargill has launched a food safety awareness initiative in India sharing it is a shared responsibility of farmers, the food industry, regulators and consumers.
Could Australia be hamstrung by earlier WTO country-of-origin ruling?
Osamu Corporation is recalling all of its frozen tuna sourced from one processing plant in Indonesia because samples have been found to be contaminated with Salmonella.
Sugary drinks may cause type 2 diabetes regardless of obesity – and artificially-sweetened drinks or fruit juice are not necessarily healthier alternatives, according to new research.
Nearly two million people in the U.S. will develop type 2 diabetes in the next 10 years if the current consumption of sugar sweetened beverages remains constant, predict a team...