Indonesia’s highly controversial omnibus law will impact the local food and beverage industry in a raft of ways, including potentially creating better access to food ingredient imports and streamlining business licensing requirements.
Lukewarm reaction to a draft law on halal food has prevented it from being listed in China's legislative work plan for 2016 in spite of an announcement last month by the State Council’s legal affairs office that put it firmly on the agenda.
China’s proposed changes in its food safety regulations, which also govern dietary supplements, are long on aspiration and short on specifics. That’s the opinion expressed by the Natural Products Association in comments the organization submitted to Chinese...
Western Australia’s Department of Racing, Gaming and Liquor has appointed a committee to review the state’s existing liquor laws. It has been charged with examining the regulatory framework for the consumption, licencing, marketing and supply of alcohol.
India’s foreign direct investment (FDI) law for its retail sector was put on hold earlier this month following political opposition, but this will not impede internationals entering, according to an analyst.