Changes to food safety and traceability rules in China, the prospect of severe fines for food firms in Vietnam, plus potential raw milk law changes in New Zealand feature in our monthly policy round-up.
NGO coalition Human Rights for Migrant Fishers staged a protest in Taipei during the Taiwan government’s recent workshop on combating human trafficking, to highlight the large gap between international standards and that of the Taiwan fishery industry.
The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) says it has begun framing regulations for genetically-modified (GM) food, shortly after being accused of failing to restrict the import of such items.
What’s in a letter? A great deal, if Malaysia is anything to go on, as the newly elected Pakatan Harapan (PH) government rolls back the hated GST sales tax system to replace it with an SST — a move which few people really understand, but everyone seems...
Corporate interests may have influenced a key public health declaration covering the alcohol and tobacco sectors, suggest Australian and UK academics, resulting in it being 'little more than a vehicle for vested interests'.
The Kellogg Company has pledged to source fully traceable palm oil by the end of next year, a move that has been welcomed by NGOs that have been fighting for the cereal giant to change its policies for months.