Taiwan has passed an amendment to the country’s food safety laws that will allow for a penalty of up to NT$1mn (US$31,800) or up to three years imprisonment to be imposed on those spreading fake food safety news in the country.
China has outlined a set of food safety proposals to achieve two main goals: to ensure that 98% of all products fulfil spot-check requirements by 2020, and that the nation's food safety standards will be regarded as the world's best by 2035.
Nestle Philippines has confirmed that 75% of all its packaging is already recyclable, a major sustainability milestone for a company once named as one of the top three plastic waste contributors in the country.
Recently bolstered by a US$2mn seed funding, food-focused artificial intelligence (AI) company Intello Labs has developed technology that it claims can benefit food firms all along the supply chain, amid concerns the industry is getting left behind when...
Recently re-elected Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has announced that the government will not be taking up the Australian Tax Office (ATO) suggestion to extend the application of Goods and Service Tax (GST) to a broader range of food items.
The combination of regulatory pressure in the form of taxes and greater health consciousness among consumers are driving global brands to adopt natural sweeteners, including stevia, according to PureCircle.