Singapore is looking into developing a comprehensive regulatory framework to govern novel food production for human consumption in the country, which would cover new items such as cell-based meat and alternative proteins.
The alternative protein-based foods industry and government in Australia are at odds over the use of terms such as ‘milk’, ‘meat’ and ‘seafood’ to label these, with tensions rising after the issue proceeded to high-level ministerial discussions.
New Zealand plant-based meat company Sunfed Meats has entered its next phase of growth with the launching of its Chicken Free Chicken into Australia, and is banking on its food engineering capabilities and unique product offering to support its scale-up.
Flavour and high costs remain two of the biggest challenges that the cell-based meat sector needs to overcome before production for everyday consumers can be realised, but its potential benefits for customisation are unrivalled, according to a recent...
The Australian Meat Industry Council (AMIC) has called on its state and federal government to bring down operating costs after a report revealed that Australia was one of the highest-paying nations for processing.