No one can accuse India's food regulator FSSAI of a lack of ambition or activity, as hardly a week goes by without a major new announcement, scheme or plans for new rules reaching my inbox, writes FoodNavigator-Asia Editor-in-Chief Gary Scattergood.
With China having vowed to retaliate against the growing number of sanctions placed on it in by America in an escalating trade war, a number of major US brands with sizeable operations in the Asian giant stand to lose out, including foodservice chains...
Heinz's US$1.64 million (A$2.25 million) fine in Australia for claiming that its toddler-targeted snack, Little Kids Shreds, was healthy and nutritious for young children, has sparked calls for action in New Zealand too.
UAE-based Organic&Real.com (O&R) may have only just launched, but its boss is already aiming for it to become the biggest online marketplace for certified organic and natural, vegan, gluten-free and free-from healthy food products.
It is hoped that Australian exporters’ decision this year to suspend shipments of live sheep and goats to Malaysia until the end of the Korban religious festival will pressure its market into improving animal welfare standards.