China’s State Administration for Market Regulation (SAMR) and the Ministry of Commerce summoned all 91 direct-selling firms operating in China to a meeting as part of the “100-day operation” to clean up the health food market.
Australian academics have drawn attention to 'poorly understood' food allergy — Food Protein-Induced Enterocolitis Syndrome (FPIES), which is often misdiagnosed in infants as sepsis or gastroenteritis.
The Philippines’ lifting of a 20-year old rice import cap is likely to result in some 1.2 million metric tons of rice being imported into the country in the wake of ongoing shortages and price hikes, the National Food Agency (NFA) has said.
The market for natural colours in APAC is continuing to display double-digit growth potential, with consumers and regulators increasingly demanding alternatives to synthetics, according to Chr. Hansen’s sales director for ANZ and SEA Adam Dundas.
South East Asia’s first cell-based clean meat company, Shiok Meats, is aiming to bring animal-, health- and environment-friendly seafood products to APAC and the United States in the name of sustainability.
Nestle India has shown strong support for the Indian government’s issuance of notices to Google and Facebook, which requested the removal of ‘false and malicious’ news content targeting food safety and quality within the country.