In our monthly nutra regulatory round-up, we take a closer look at South Korea’s project in curbing excessive caffeine consumption among youngsters, the country’s plans in removing restrictions on protein manufacturing methods, and Indonesia’s new rules...
From emerging sales channels for functional foods and supplements such as vending machines, to fears over unregistered products being sold online, as well as industry concerns over advertising and ingredient rules, the Malaysian industry is currently...
Australia’s complementary medicines industry body said that a new advertising code introduced by the national regulator would be a step forward, but was still awaiting clarifications on some key sections.
Companies advertising their dietary supplement products in New Zealand should avoid pitfalls such as making therapeutic claims, using imagery that implies therapeutic purposes, or overpromising a health outcome.
Singapore is set to introduce mandatory colour-coded front-of-pack nutrition label and ban advertising for pre-packaged sugar sweetened beverages (SSB), a move that has caused the industry to voice doubts, while health policy experts have welcomed the...
China's State Administration for Market Regulation (SAMR) has published a list of fake or illegal product advertising cases covering health foods for the first time this year, with many carrying a raft of exaggerated claims.
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.
The Infant Nutrition Council in New Zealand has applied to the NZ Commerce Commission for an extension of the restriction on infant formula advertising, to prevent marketing to parents of children under a year old.
Food and supplement companies are firmly in the sights of China's Supreme People's Procuratorate (SPP), which is demanding a fresh clampdown on illegal advertising for food, drugs and wellness products.
New Zealand's advertising regulator has clashed with academics over a study that concluded advertising rules are ineffective in protecting children from exposure to unhealthy food marketing on television.