The natural health products sector in New Zealand is hoping that lightning doesn’t strike twice and its lengthy campaign for an updated regulatory regime isn’t once again derailed by a forthcoming general election.
From new hemp regulations in India, to Singapore’s sugary beverage control policy, and plant-based labelling in multiple countries, we bring you five must-know policies and regulations that look set to have a significant impact on the Asia Pacific food...
As the two countries engage in an increasingly hostile war of words over the COVID-19 outbreak, could the Australian supplement industry’s huge export success to China now be under threat? Editor-in-Chief Gary Scattergood assesses the risk of collateral...
The nutrition discipline in South East Asia started relatively late, but one Malaysian expert has been active from the outset, clocking up almost 50 years of research experience and invaluable insights.
Read about regulatory developments across APAC’s health foods market, including the pending expansion of new nutrient function claims in Thailand and Chinese market regulator call for evidence of efficacy.
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.
In the first of our monthly reviews of the latest supplement and functional food regulatory and policy news, we reveal the most recent developments in China, India and Japan, while also shining the spotlight on decisions from the UK and US.