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.
The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India’s (FSSAI) proposal to introduce more fortified foods to combat malnutrition in the country has not received sufficient industry support with regard to some ingredients.