The Australian Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) will pay $55 million (€32.58m) to liquidated supplements manufacturer Pan Pharmaceuticals after inappropriately recalling the company’s entire 1600-product suite in 2003.
The European Commission has imposed anti-dumping tariffs of almost
40 per cent on monosodium glutamate (MSG) imported to the EU from
China, following an investigation into the effects of lower-priced
imports on EU industry.
The rapidly rising price of rice continues to cause concern at
government, industry and consumer level this week, as the
Philippines has sought to buy in supplies, Indonesia has
implemented a ban on overseas sales, and US rice futures...
China's Ministry of Finance yesterday said it will scrap the
13 per cent tax rebate on grain exports to keep the products within
the country, a move that could put more pressure on other markets
around the world.
The New Zealand Food Safety Authority (NZFSA) has called for
further testing on two different proteins used in milk production,
just one month after claiming there was no danger in consuming
either of the products.
The Environmental Risk Management Authority (ERMA) will face a
court hearing in March 2008, after an anti-GM group claimed that it
has illegally approved the field testing of genetically modified