China’s State Administration for Market Regulation (SAMR) is encouraging health food firms to contribute to the expansion of the Health Food Raw Materials Directory by presenting evidence to support the functional efficacy of ingredients to the unit.
Here's a recap of our 10 most read nutrition stories in June, featuring key functional beverage trends in Japan, advice on sustainability and climate change from DSM and Blackmores, Australia's continued success in China, and more.
Read the top five trending health and nutrition stories in the APAC region, from Mundipharma's nutraceutical foray and DSM's advice on sustainability and innovation to Blackmores' report on climate change's impact on nutrient intake.
Read about the TGA's ongoing crackdown on unlicensed supplements, dangerous consumer trends around 'natural' product use, China's action plans for food safety, and infant formula proposals in India, Australia and New Zealand.
Aussie CBD firm MGC Pharmaceuticals and the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT) have recently completed the first stage of development of the digital interface for their database on medicinal cannabis.
Read about the latest research findings from Japan, Singapore, South Korea and Australia on athletes' gut health, the link between high-GI foods and diabetes, DHA and citicoline's cognitive effects, and microalgae's functional food potential
A first-of-its-kind study has found Arjuna Natural's patented curcumin formulation, BCM-95, to be as effective against knee osteoarthritis as non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) for pain relief.
Cannabis-based nutraceuticals and their APAC applications, probiotic innovations for mental and metabolic health, and the changing bone and joint health supplement sector make up our five most read stories on social media over the past month.