Japanese authorities have been engaging both tourists and foreign governments in a double-pronged strategy to promote food products produced in areas that were hardest hit by the nuclear disaster in 2011, according to a senior government official.
Milk sellers in Punjab are protesting the Punjab Food Authority’s (PFA) discarding of large quantities of milk based on adulteration concerns, arguing that there is a lack of substantial evidence to prove their fears.
More than half of all cases of anaphylaxis or food allergy reactions featured in a new study occurred after the consumption of products that failed to contain any allergen warning labels, according to researchers at the University of Melbourne.
Separate research from China and Thailand have both found that diets high in soy products could be the answer to lower hypertension risk in Asians, in contrast to traditional fruit- or vegetable-rich diets.
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.
A New Zealand report has revealed that the country’s horticultural industry and food security could face increasing challenges if it intends to rely on vertical farming to replace crops lost to a lack of land post-urbanisation.
Leading Aussie herbalist Gerald Quigley says he is not surprised that an estimated 95% of Australians do not eat the recommended portions of fruits and vegetables each day, but has argued that superfood fads are not the solution.
Japanese food firms have a high understanding of food safety controls, however, most were following their own set of standards and were not familiar with international guidelines, Nigel Asai, HACCP Japan chief, told FoodNavigator-Asia.
In our year-end round up of the top 10 stories relating to food safety and security this year, we recap the Philippines rice crisis, dairy adulteration in India and honey adulteration in Australia and more.
The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) has declared milk in India to be ‘largely safe’ following reports from its 2018 National Milk Quality Survey, holding ‘poor farm practices’ responsible for current contaminations.
More detailed investigation is needed into the effects of flavour Limonene on modern food processing techniques, the degradation products generated, and the toxicity from such products, say researchers in India.
The Indian food regulator Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) has ordered all states to conduct a ‘special drive’ to ensure the safety and quality of milk and milk products ahead of Deepavali, amid plunging public confidence in products....
Food industry experts from the ‘ASEAN-5’ – the fastest growing economies in South East Asia – have lifted the lid on the key food and beverage trends driving growth in their countries, and the major challenges they continue to face.
Australia has a multi-billion food waste problem, alongside massive simultaneous food insecurity and hunger issues, meaning it is a long way off meeting the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals the CEO of Foodbank Australia has told us.
Opportunities to boost food science and safety in Singapore, as well as academic findings around the benefits of camel milk consumption and the dangers of high salt intake are under the microscope in our monthly food science round-up