A yogurt product by China firm Bright Dairy can help reduced incidences of upper respiratory tract infections (URTIs), including common cold and influenza-like illnesses, according to a 12-week double-blind RCT conducted in the haze-covered region in...
South Korea’s Ministry of Food and Drug Safety (MFDS) has uncovered products containing Viagra and other medicines used to treat erectile dysfunction (ED) entering the country under the guise of vitamin C and bromelain supplements.
A small pilot clinical study has shown that children with autism who consumed a beta-glucan food supplement for 90 days had improvements in their emotional responses and sleep patterns compared to the control group.
South Korea’s Ministry of Food and Drug Safety (MFDS) will continue with its high profile crackdown on non-compliant probiotic and krill oil products, with a market expert telling us it is ‘no coincidence’ that these categories remain in the spotlight.
This round-up covers new developments in China's infant formula market, SAMR's proposal to distinguish solid beverages from infant formula, and BY-HEALTH's plans in expanding its presence in Asia-Pacific.
South Korea’s Ministry of Food and Drug Safety (MFDS) is taking action against 21 e-commerce websites selling protein bars marketed with ‘fake’ claims, including body fat reduction and muscle strength related statements.
Supplementation with nicotinamide mononucleotide (NMN) appears to increase aerobic capacity in amateur runners, say researchers, who think the molecule plays a role in enhancing O2 use in the skeletal muscle.
Yakult has detailed its plan to achieve net zero carbon emissions by 2050 through its newly established Environmental Vision 2050, which will also include efforts to reduce plastic packaging by 30% by 2030.