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.
New Zealand's Commerce Commission has granted the Infant Nutrition Council (INC) authorisation to extend advertising and marketing restrictions to include infant formula products for children up to one year of age.
Industry experts have welcomed Chinese president Xi Jinping's intention to increase China's foreign investment opportunities, advance cross-border e-commerce (CBEC) development, further slash import tariffs, and simplify customs protocols for...
Experts gathered to discuss the potential and developments in the probiotics industry, highlighting regulations, trial design and costs as three areas to pay attention to in improving the industry's prospects.
Companies seeking to commercialise a probiotic product across the globe face a 'daunting task', which is why trade association the International Probitics Association (IPA) is vowing not to let up in its efforts to achieve a more consistent...