The labelling of genetically modified (GM) goods within Malaysia
has come further under the spotlight this week as the industry
remains torn between its proposed bio-safety laws and free
trade agreements between the US.
Synergy is opening a new technical centre in Thailand - a resource
intended to help it tap local Asian markets and to lend its
knowledge of western markets to manufacturers wishing to export to
China's ministry of health is set to review its current food recall
practices in a bid to adopt more stringent food safety practices
amidst the dynamic growth of processing in the country, say news
An Australian standards body working to establish a committee to
rule on organic certification for domestic and imported food
products has denied media reports suggesting that it has finalised
representatives for the group.
Chinese demand for food emulsifiers is expected to witness strong
growth over the next few years as food processors increase their
usage to meet growing demand in the country for low-fat foods,
according to new research.
South Korea's assistant agriculture trade minister is confident
that a proposed free trade agreement between the country and the US
will go ahead, despite further disagreements over agricultural
issues relating to the deal.