Public seminars in Japan on the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) final rules drew the largest audiences to date, according to the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
China’s top regulator for food safety has said overuse of antibiotics is a “prominent problem” for the country’s meat industry and has called for agriculture and meat processors to do...
Taiwan’s regulators plan to revise food labelling requirements in July after a period of public consultation.
Korean research has found that a higher intake of sugar from fruit and milk during adolescence can reduce the risk of obesity later in life.
A total of 165 containers of rotting meat is sitting at a shipping port in the Philippines – and nobody has claimed responsibility for it.
Almost a quarter of a million more Australians reported that they were lactose intolerant in just four years—an increase that was almost entirely driven by women.
Pyreos, the UK-based passive infra-red sensor developer, has announced its technical co-operation with Bosch India for the joint development of milk analysis technologies.
The antipodean food regulator is calling for public and industry submissions on its proposed approach to revising infant formula requirements in the Food Standards Code.
As it embarks on a process to restore a battered reputation after a bruising year, India’s food regulator is courting commercial food figures to work with it on new policies....
The antipodean food regulator has called for public evidence in a bid to allow the use of an agarose ion exchange resin to extract lactoferrin from milk.
The Tripod Farmers salad leaf Salmonella anatum outbreak has reached 144 cases nationally.
India’s food regulator has been forced to push back its company registration deadline after just 3.3m out of 50m businesses obtained a licence.
Last October, the 10 member states of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, Asean, completed and agreed to a single set of standards and technical requirements for product labelling, manufacturing,...
China will have its first draft animal husbandry and slaughtering standards code by June, according to the Chinese Veterinary Medical Association (CVMA), which is working with 30 domestic livestock breeding...
South Australian researchers believe that more than two energy drinks per day could be the cause of fast heartbeat and palpitations.
The number of Salmonella cases linked to pre-packed mixed salad products in Australia from Tripod Farmers Pty has risen to more than 60.
Tripod Farmers has recalled pre-packed lettuce linked to an outbreak of Salmonella.
A service to monitor Asia-Pacific packaging-related legislation that offers real-time updates has launched in Singapore.
Amendments to Singapore’s food regulations have now come into force, according to a circular from the Agri-Food & Veterinary Authority of Singapore.
Yurun Food, China’s number-two pork player, continues to go through turbulent times, with some industry watchers forecasting a sell-off of company assets this year to get the firm back on...
Risk estimates for food imported into the US show a clear distinction between high- and low- risk countries and product types, according to an analysis of federal import violations data.
The American parent of the Chinese company found by a Shanghai court this week to have sold out-of-date meat to international burger chains has reacted angrily to the jailing of...
Around 6.2% of China’s annual grain yield is contaminated by mycotoxins every year, according to research by the Chinese Academy of Engineering.
In the next decade, China will have the safest infant formula available anywhere—just 10 short years after China's melamine scandal (writes Paul O’Brien of Chemlinked).
Two different memorandum of understandings have been created around food safety.