China is tightening legislation surrounding cross border e-commerce (CBEC) - a move expected to “significantly impact" imported dairy brands.
The number of Australians diagnosed with diabetes has leapt by one-third to more than 1.2m in the last eight years—a growth driven primarily by a rise in type 2 diabetes,...
The worlds biggest packaged food manufacturer, Nestlé, has revised its growth target for the year to 4.5%, after the Maggi noodle recall in India knocked sales and under-calculated U.S. Skin...
A lack of tougher penalties and shortage of staff are hindering local authorities’ attempts to tighten control over businesses that violate food safety laws as more samples of meat, vegetables...
India’s top consumer court has ordered tests on nine samples of Maggi noodles as part of a class action filed against Nestlé.
After an 11-month police investigation, a man has appeared in an Auckland court charged with threats he allegedly made to poison infant formula with the controversial 1080 pesticide.
France and Japan have signed a cooperation agreement around food safety.
Edible insects pose no special risks to human health – when consumed directly or used as stock feed – according to a new risk assessment from the European food safety watchdog.
The use of fake pesticides use may jeopardise India’s status as leading exporter of food grains, fruits and vegetable, Ficci has warned.
Industry groups have called for a criminal investigation into the practices of India’s food regulator, it has emerged.
After months of proposals and briefings, China has now revised its food safety laws for the first time in six years.
Mars Incorporated has opened a pre-competitive research and training facility in China to address food safety.
Nestlé Pakistan has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences (UVAS), Lahore.
Chinese dairy Huishan is "taking legal advice" after the withdrawal of a food safety alert relating to a batch of its fresh milk.
China’s tough new “one brand, one formulation” policy for its infant formula market will eliminate over 80% of domestic products currently on sale, according to government calculations.
India’s vice-president has acknowledged that heart disease is “achieving epidemic proportions” in the country, and urged health authorities to join the private sector to take a robust approach in tackling...
Japan and Portugal have signed a memorandum of cooperation to work together on food safety.
Non-communicable diseases are now responsible for half of all Malaysian deaths each year, according to a senior health official.
A tougher food safety law will come into effect in China next month to bring more stringent sanctions for violations, including economic penalties, while defending whistleblowers more stridently.
India’s existing food safety laws serve a “pivotal role” in securing public health, Bombay High Court has ruled in a move that gives some rare good news the country’s beleaguered...
Food Industry Asia (FIA) will scale-up food safety capacity building in ASEAN and China after signing an agreement with the World Bank for the Global Food Safety Partnership (GFSP).
An impending report on childhood obesity will point to the need for a stronger emphasis on food education in schools, according Sir Peter Gluckman, the New Zealand prime minister’s chief...
New research has shown for the first time that the part of the brain used for learning, memory and mental health is smaller in people with unhealthy diets.
India’s food regulator intends to have a new product approvals process set up within the next six months.
The American Feed Industry Association (AFIA) says the FDA’s publication on the future use of nanomaterials in feed is to be commended and will facilitate further research into new technologies....