In this round-up, we look at the recent regulatory development in the health and nutrition industry in APAC, including the Chinese authorities’ drafted plans for changing the current infant food safety standards.
The Chinese authorities are conducting a public consultation for the new food safety standards that it has drafted for a number of food items, including liquid infant formula, infant formula powder, and infant food.
The US-China trade deal has lowered trade barriers for the US in areas such as the infant formula sector, but industry observers remain conservative on the potential benefits, citing unanswered questions in how the deal would actually work and international...
The Natural Products Association has attempted to get out ahead of a potential issue for the industry by asking federal authorities to monitor dietary supplement companies claiming to treat coronavirus infections.
Over 99.7% of the infant formula sold in China have passed sampling inspection as of December last year. But surprisingly, some of those made in Australia and New Zealand were among those which failed to meet the cut.
Three years after Singapore officially launched its War on Diabetes campaign, with the aim of ‘mobilising the whole nation’ to tackle the condition, we assess how the food and beverage industry has been a key ally in the battle.
In this round up, we look at some of the new developments that took place in APAC’s health and nutrition regulatory space, including the South Korean authorities’ clampdown on influencers ads that made false health claims.