Most of the products that have obtained the Foods for Special Medical Purposes (FSMP) registration certificate in China are catered to premature and / or low birth weight infants, and there is a lack of FSMP products for the elderly.
Out top 10 most read stories on regulation in the food and supplement industry feature China and India heavily, with cross-border e-commerce (CBEC) and infant formula rules in China a constant topic of interest, alongside stricter laws surrounding ingredients...
Reflecting on the year that’s been, it is interesting to see how much has changed in the complementary medicines industry in Australia in such a short time, Wites Carl Gibson, CEO of trade body Complementary Medicines Australia (CMA)
During the 7th IFCN Regional Workshop in Pune, India, recently, 80 dairy experts from more than 55 dairy-related organizations and companies discussed the milk quality and dairy exports potential of India.
The Breastfeeding Promotion Network of India (BPNI) has called for government action to restrict what it claims are attempts by infant nutrition companies to influence paediatricians to promote formula to mothers.
The Ministry of Health Singapore (MOH) is considering multiple measures to reduce Singaporeans' sugar intake from sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs), including the introduction of a sugar tax and a complete higher-sugar drinks ban.
The director general of New Zealand's Ministry of Health has issued yet another public warning about supplements containing Artemisia annua extract, after 11 more reports of liver complications from consuming such products surfaced.
Our newest monthly review of regulatory news around the APAC region includes legislation in the Philippines to promote breastfeeding, the importance of public-private cooperation to fight omega-3 deficiency, and mandatory oil fortification in India.