New Zealand has implemented a new food Act this month, which places increased emphasis on manufacturers to take responsibility for managing food safety.
Almost three quarters of Australian primary schoolchildren consume too much salt, leading them to be at greater risk of becoming overweight or obese, a Deakin University study has found.
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.
The controversial paleo diet could lead to rapid weight gain and health complications in just eight weeks, an Australian study has discovered, leading to outrage among advocates of the extreme...
A long-forgotten school health manual, combined with appropriate training for teachers, could be central in the fight against childhood obesity, Chennai researchers have found.
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....
Australia is known better for its “ockers” than for its “emos”, though the country's current obesity epidemic might be fuelled by the latter category, according to a survey by a...
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.
An Australian hemp pioneer has reacted with caution to a government proposal to allow the cultivation of cannabis in Australia for medical and scientific purposes.
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,...
Australian researchers have developed a “life-changing” diet and exercise programme which they say has resulted in an average 40% reduction in medication levels for type 2 diabetes patients.
Malaysia has continued reinforced its position as Asia’s fattest country with a further increase in its obesity rate last year. According to an official study, almost half of Malaysians are...
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.
Australian research has called into question international dairy guidelines for toddlers, saying that the consumption of reduced-fat dairy has no additional health benefits.
The number of Salmonella cases linked to pre-packed mixed salad products in Australia from Tripod Farmers Pty has risen to more than 60.