Having earlier told food companies that it was their responsibility “not to poison their customers”, Prime Minister Tony Abbott has changed his view and announced that his government will now...
Registrar Corp claims not all foreign companies are familiar with food canning US FDA requirements as it celebrates National Canned Food Month this February.
Despite living among the highest population of diabetics in the world, Indians consumed just one-fifth of the global daily average for calories through packaged food and soft drinks last year.
People who have low levels of vitamin D are more likely to have diabetes, regardless of how much they weigh, say researchers.
DNV has acquired International Standards Certifications (ISC) which has a strong presence in Asia.
Ministers in the Philippines have signed off the regulatory side of their country’s Food Safety Act 2013, bringing new levels of oversight to the industry and placing greater responsibility onto...
The number of people dying of food poisoning grew slightly last year, with figures released by the National Health and Family Planning Commission showing an increase of less than 1%.
Consumer watchdog Choice Australia has called on the federal government to take action on country-of-origin food labelling in the wake of a recall of frozen mixed fruit linked to a...
Male students who were light drinkers before starting university may be particularly susceptible to the gateway effect of heavy alcohol use during their first weeks in college.
Berries from Patties Foods have been linked to an Australian outbreak of Hepatitis A which has sickened at least five people.
ANSES has created a cooperation agreement with the China National Center for Food Safety Risk Assessment (CFSA).
While food security is nothing new, the scale and interconnectedness of the problem the world is now facing make it “one of the most significant challenges humanity has ever faced,”...
Data from the largest follow up study yet suggests that there is a significant shift in the species diversity seen in the microbiome before the onset of type 1 diabetes.
A series of food safety incidents last year has taken its toll on McDonald’s Japan, with the company declaring its first net loss in 11 years.
A Taiwanese food oil producer is one of the front-runners on an annual league table that features the world’s most controversial companies of the previous year.
Tighter legislation seems inevitable in order to cut calories and reduce obesity rates, according to a new analysis from Euromonitor International.
New Zealand dairy cooperative Fonterra has admitted "human error" cost it a multi-million dollar license to export cheese to the US.
Mead Johnson Nutrition cannot foresee "how or when" the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) will conclude its investigation into the promotional practices of its Chinese infant formula business....
Australia and New Zealand’s health and food lawmakers do not appear to be backing down in their opposition to the use of low-THC hemp as a food following a meeting...
China's agricultural products are generally safe and reliable, China’s chief agricultural economist has stated.
A probiotic could hold the key to treating peanut allergies in children, researchers in Melbourne have found.
Food safety guidelines for insects destined for human consumption have been created for the first time in response to their likelihood of becoming widely consumed in Europe.
A series of human infections from bird flu this year, alongside a spate of import bans, illustrates the acute fear among Chinese officials over the threat posed by live poultry...
Most of New Zealand’s omega-3 fish oil capsules have less fatty acid that the level shown on the label, scientists have found.
The culinary practice of smoking bacon, a traditional method of preserving pork, has been banned in the Chinese city of Chongqing after being blamed for much of its noxious air.