Eating a diet rich in fibre can shape the immune system to reduce allergies to substances such as peanuts, new research shows.
People who drive an hour or more a day are significantly heavier and wider at the waist than those who spend 15 minutes or fewer behind the wheel, research shows.
Muslim consumers may be unintentionally consuming significant quantities of “hidden” haram ingredients in food products thanks to complex supply chains, according to a new report.
The antipodean food regulator has commissioned an advisory group to assess the safety of nano-technology following the release of two reports reviewing the effects of nano-particles in food additives and...
China’s anti-corruption agency has published a report that highlights a raft of alleged failings by China’s food and pharmaceuticals regulator identifies widespread loopholes and derelictions of duty in its practices....
Overweight mothers were nearly three times more likely than normal-weight mothers to have a daughter who will become obese as an adult—and obese mothers were five times more likely to...
Ingredion has obtained a general-level digestive health claim from the A for its Hi-Maize resistant starch stating that the ingredient “helps to maintain/support a healthy digestive system when consumed as...
A popular diet is proving to be effective for improving the health of people with type 2 diabetes, a pilot trial has found.
Hong Kong has suspended live poultry imports to control the spread of a serious bird flu outbreak after samples from Tuen Mun tested positive for the H7N9 strain.
Made By Cow, an Australian company, says it has developed a safe way for people to enjoy untreated milk, without heat pasteurization or homogenization.
Supermarkets will take the lead in a process to merge Shanghai’s various food-monitoring systems into one network in a bid to improve safety management, according to officials.
The antipodean food regulator has given its go-ahead for a second food-safety phage product by Netherlands-based Mocreos in Australia and New Zealand.
Australian beef producers risk losing out on profits as a result of biased meat graders, encouraged by big corporations to downgrade carcases and reduce the amount processors pay out.
Health officials have urged consumers not to panic over the presence of cancer-causing chemicals in bread after an analysis revealed that many of India’s most popular bakery brands tested positive...
PerkinElmer has officially opened its Taipei Customer Knowledge Center (CKC) in Neihu District, Taipei City.
Vietnam’s health ministry has blocked the sale of five containers of green tea and energy drinks manufactured by the local unit of a leading Philippines food and beverage firm, claiming...
A recent systematic review of clinical trials using green tea extract underscores the ingredient’s overall safety, despite some recent associations with liver damage.
The complementary medicines industry has hit out at the decision by Australia’s state broadcaster to air what it calls a “sensationalised story” about the safety of some American supplements.
A link between vitamin E levels in the blood and the increased risk of brain tumours has been established in a Scandinavian study.
Chinese food companies have not been selling human meat as food in Africa, according to a top government official who dismissed Zambian media claims as “malicious slandering and vilification”.
The New Zealand Food Safety Science and Research Centre has been officially launched.
South Australian health authorities have re-issued a warning on mung bean sprouts almost a month after saying they were safe to eat.
Armed conflict and revolutions have halted and in some cases reverse progress made by Middle Eastern and North African countries in reaching the UN’s development goals.
China’s WH Group's progress has stalled in its home market, despite international successes, due to the country's tough approach to food safety.
One of China’s most senior legislators has called on companies to follow food safety regulations, while also instructing government officials to deal harshly with transgressions.