Chinese consumers still prefer premium products as opposed to those making sustainability claims, in contrast to many other markets worldwide, according to analysis from insights provider Lumina Intelligence.
The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) will be coming up with directives on the labelling of gluten-free products, amid concerns current practices from some manufacturers risk misleading consumers.
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.
Here's a recap of our 10 most-read F&B stories in November, featuring the latest on Australian labelling regulations, Malaysia sugar tax, flavour trends, India's milk crisis, new innovations from Nestle and more.
The Food Safety Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) is all set to roll out its latest food product advertising regulations, which will ban ‘frivolous’ terms such as ‘natural’, ‘fresh’, ‘traditional’, ‘premium’, ‘best’ and more on the labels of processed...
Manufacturers in Australia may soon have to re-label all plant-based products containing the terms ‘meat’ and/or ‘milk’ in them, as politicians request Food Safety Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) to review the standards surrounding these.
Food companies have been warned to avoid fancy ‘nicknames’ for rice as suggested retail prices (SRPs) are implemented in the Philippines, in a move that the government hopes will alleviate the country’s rising food troubles.
A recent Australian study has identified the selective and partial uptake of the voluntary Health Star Rating (HSR) system for beverages as ‘shortcomings’, a finding that has received short shrift from the nation’s beverage sector.
Australian researchers have found that dual implementation of the Health Star Ratings (HSR) and Nutrient Profiling Scoring Criterion (NPSC) to advertise product healthiness is "likely to result in confusion for consumers".
Retail stores in parts of India such as Delhi-NCR, Punjab, and Gujarat were found selling illegal genetically modified (GM) foods, according to a report published by the Centre for Science and Environment’s (CSE) Pollution Monitoring Laboratory of India.