Multinational food firms are striving to show they are part of the solution - and not just the problem - when it comes to tackling Asia’s rising levels of obesity and diabetes, but industry-backed projects need to be successful "on a small scale"...
New Zealand's advertising regulator has clashed with academics over a study that concluded advertising rules are ineffective in protecting children from exposure to unhealthy food marketing on television.
‘Food is at the heart of a growing global health crisis’, with a more joined-up approach from governments, industry and individuals needed to tackle the double burden of malnutrition in South East Asia.
The Singapore government is weighing up a range of measures, including taxes, more stringent advertising bans and warning labels on products, for soft drink manufacturers that fail to meet its sugar reduction objectives.
China’s amino acids manufacturers are expanding their production and application scope to include a broader range of supplements and pharmaceuticals, but overcapacity and environmental pollution are continuously adding high pressure on the future development.