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.
The rise of sports nutrition, complex regulatory and sourcing issues, and the ongoing surge in cross border e-commerce is driving trade association membership in China, as more international firms begin to tap into opportunities in the country.
Major Japanese sports nutrition firm BodyPlus International has received BSCG (Banned Substances Control Group) drug-free certification for a number of its products as it seeks to boost its quality credentials in the build-up to the 2020 Olympics.
The Punjab Food Authority (PFA) has issued a blanket ban on marketing and free sampling of infant formula in hospitals in Pakistan, following a meeting with Formula Milk Association office bearers on 26 September.
A recent article in The Economist magazine bashing Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) as “state sponsored quackery” is an example of the arrogance of the Western point of view on science and medicine, a view which denies the roots of all medical knowledge,...
The most significant individual factors in the first 1,000 days of a child's life that influence health and development relate to nutrition, substance use and the experience of significant stress, according to a wide-ranging Australian evidence paper.
Young Living, a multilevel marketing company that sells products based on essential oils, has entered into a plea agreement for illegally trading in oils from endangered species. The company will pay fines totaling $760,000, the Justice Department announced...
After calling on soft drink firms to slash sugar content, and encouraging the development of more functional ingredients, the latest addition to Singapore’s so-called 'war on diabetes' is S$5 screening tests for people aged 18 to 39 who are...