A sting operation to investigate a New Zealand man believed to be selling meat illegally was carried out today by the country’s Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI).
The Australian Diabetes Society president has said people with type 2 diabetes should be wary of social media hype about the benefits of going on the paleo diet, arguing there...
Malaysian children undergoing long-term treatment for epilepsy are at significant risk of vitamin D deficiency, with youngsters of Indian ethnicity especially affected, a study has found.
Eurofins has said it is ‘on track’ to complete the expansion of its main Chinese food testing laboratory in Suzhou, during its first half year results.
Blaming fat, carbohydrate or sugar in isolation as causes of an obesity crisis has run its course and is limiting the ability to tackle its associated health problems.
Coca-Cola Beverages Vietnam has been fined for various violations, including the manufacture of food supplements without the required safety certificates, following an inspection carried out by the health ministry last...
Australia’s food safety regulators have once again called for submissions on whether to permit the sale of food derived from the seeds of low-THC hemp.
The regular intake of meat and alcohol are among the primary nutritional factors causing one-in-three adults in a Chinese province to be overweight and one-in-seven obese, new research has found.
More than two in five of Delhi residents are diabetic, a study has found, placing India’s capital just ahead of Mumbai, where 38.5% of the population suffer from the condition.
Australian authorities are investigating an increase in Salmonella illnesses with a link to eating rockmelons.
A fermented soybean extract that claims to help prevent blood clots is safe for use in food supplements, the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has concluded following a novel food application...
A TÜV SÜD food testing lab in India has been accredited for three years.
Shanghai authorities have shut down four food-delivery platforms that sell home made food after finding their unlicensed home kitchens to be potentially unsafe.
Meat is just as bad as sugar when it comes to obesity causes and national dietary guidelines should recommend eating less meat, according to Australian researchers.
Iraq’s inability to tackle the cause of bird flu means the deadly virus is likely to spread across neighbouring countries, according to an expert on animal diseases.
The common market launched on 1 January by the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) has so far failed to promote a sustainable increase in legitimate intra-ASEAN meat and livestock...
Qatar could see the introduction of “sin taxes” as the government seeks new ways to fund spending over the next three years, according to a ministerial report.
Several Gulf-based global food and beverage companies have have embraced a commitment to phase-out trans-fat in their Middle East products.
India’s food regulator has increased the number of scientific panels that inform it, and boosted the frequency of their meetings in the wake of the Maggi instant noodles controversy that...
The UK government has introduced legislation that would make a company’s failure to fall in line with EU infant formula and baby food marketing laws a criminal offence subject to...
More than half a million birds have died thanks to a highly pathogenic H5 avian influenza strain that has torn through Baghdad and Wasit in Iraq.
Taiwan’s food safety authorities are evaluating whether regulations governing the use of two additives to flour products should be amended.
Food sold online will be governed from October by new food safety regulations that will bring strict penalties for violators, the China Food and Drug Administration has announced.
A third of the offspring of rats fed with high doses of oxidised fish oil during pregnancy did not survive beyond two days, a New Zealand-authored study has found, prompting...
Fonterra's Chinese business partner has seen healthy expected profits turn into substantial anticipated losses for the first-quarter of the financial year after a milk powder scandal.