GS1 has partnered with Food Industry Asia (FIA) to help members manage food safety and traceability in their supply chains.
The Australian treasury could save billions of dollars each year if fruits and vegetables were subsidised and a package of taxes on sugar, salt and saturated fact were introduced.
It appears that food companies have been taking positively to Delhi’s new focus on food fortification.
Hong Kong’s quality assurance watchdog has teamed up with two foreign standards organisations to create a scheme to improve the traceability of products in a supply chain that sees more...
The world’s first material-sensing smartphone, which could potentially tell you how many calories you're about to eat, will launch in China later this year, its manufacturer has said.
Chinese police recently seized 300,000 counterfeit chocolate pieces during the 2017 Lunar New Year worth around 700 RMB ($102) per box, after a wedding candy store owner received complaints from local consumers.
The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) in New Zealand has warned people not to eat certain brands of chilled oysters as they may be contaminated with norovirus.
The government of South Korea has confirmed a case of foot-and-mouth disease at a dairy farm in Boeun county, approximately 106 miles southeast of Seoul.
More than 70 people in an Australian state have been sickened by Salmonella in five outbreaks linked to undercooked eggs and meat.
Shimadzu has released two high-performance liquid chromatography (HPLC) analyzers.
Australia has provided insights into standard setting to Bangladesh which is working on its food safety system.
An application to allow the use of a xylanase enzyme as a processing aid for cereals has been put to public consultation by the antipodean food regulator.
A breakthrough by Australian government scientists has made the world’s strongest material more commercially viable, thanks to the soybean.
Already the authors of China’s toughest local food-safety regulations, Shanghai’s city authorities are planning to introduce stricter measures that could include banning some offenders from the food industry for life....
The functional food and nutraceutical opportunities offered by agricultural waste products in developing countries are not being fully exploited, meaning vital nutrients that could be of immense health and economic...
Ruparel Foods has said only one in eight nuts rejected by its previous sorting systems were actually bad, prompting a move to machines from Tomra Sorting Food.
India’s food regulator is expected to have formed a definition for “junk food” in the next two months, giving scope for possible new mandatory nutrition warnings for potato chips and...
Last month’s decision by the Chinese food regulator to implement stricter food safety rules governing formulation and marketing is likely to wipe out a fair number of small- and medium-sized...
A Thai university is hosting a conference to introduce a method for packaging foods and beverages called Microwave Assisted Thermal Sterilization (MATS).
Doctors show low willingness to recommend omega-3s to their patients because the training they received lacked any attention to nutrition and lifestyle.
Additive overuse and microbial contamination were behind almost two-thirds of all food-safety issues in China last year, while less than 1% of infant formula failed to meet national standards.
India’s Law Commission is expected as soon as this week to give its recommendations on amending the penal code for adulteration crimes, including enhancing the severest penalty to life imprisonment....
A new study indicates that Korean teenagers who regularly consume energy drinks are at “great risk” of mental health problems, particularly when consumed in combination with junk food, researchers claim.
Budget watchers are predicting an increase to taxes on fast food and sugary drinks on February 1 after senior ministers put pressure on the prime minister to introduce a health levy.
Hong Kong’s Centre for Food Safety (CFS) of the Food and Environmental Hygiene Department has banned the imports of poultry meat and products from Egypt, the Odessa and Chernivtsi Oblasts...