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After much waiting, China establishes long-chain omega 3 guidelines

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After much waiting, China establishes long-chain omega 3 guidelines

By RJ Whitehead

China has finally published official dietary reference intakes (DRIs) for EPA and DHA omega 3 fatty acids—a move that is expected to help thousands of its consumers who are at risk of poor health by not consuming enough of the substance.

Choice’s ‘sneaky politics’ is what's really misleading consumers

Liquid breakfast row: Soapbox

Choice’s ‘sneaky politics’ is what's really misleading consumers

By Katherine Rich, chief executive of the NZ Food & Grocery Council

Recently Choice, the consumer activist group from Australia, accused a number of Australian and New Zealand food manufacturers of making allegedly "shonky" health claims (see details and reaction here) and telling "furphies" about...

The Australian Breakfast Cereal Manufacturers Forum (ABCMF) brings together Australia’s leading breakfast cereal manufacturers...

Oz cereal makers form regulation-facing alliance

By Ankush Chibber

The top Australian food industry body has formed an alliance of the country’s cereal makers with an eye on health and nutrition regulations for the growing industry.

India is piling in the high-GI foods with little knowledge of health implications, say experts

Indian diet experts demand GI food indicators

By Ankush Chibber

Nutritionists in India have called for clear labelling of the glycemic index (GI) on food products, as a new survey has revealed a low level of awareness on GI consumption.

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