A supply agreement with Fonterra will see Bubs Australia venture into the cow's milk infant formula space, though the firm has stressed that it will continue to innovate across its core range of goat's milk products.
Indian regulator, the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI), has urged the government to again extend its 11-year-old ban on Chinese milk products until labs at Indian ports have been upgraded for melamine testing.
There are just three weeks left to submit entries to the second NutraIngredients-Asia Awards, which offer brands, suppliers and researchers the chance to be crowned the region's brightest and best ahead of Vitafoods Asia.
Researchers from the Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR) Singapore have developed a new encapsulation technology that boosts the bioavailability of lactoferrin, a naturally occurring protein in human breast milk.
The recent slew of crackdowns, regulatory reviews and stricter rules for China's health food and supplement industry are 'growing pains' the industry must overcome, as regulators double down on efforts to promote safety and collect taxes.
Here's a recap of our 10 most read nutrition stories in February, featuring Blackmores' financials, regulatory news from China, new innovations from Japan, and emerging research from New Zealand and India.