At least 300 cases worth roughly US$6.7m (RMB45m) have been identified since China launched a '100-day operation' to stem illegal and unethical practices across the nation's health food and supplement industry.
Singapore's supplement and health food firms are banking on a strong reputation for food safety to up their Chinese market share, with a digital commerce service provider and the government to back these efforts.
The announcement of New Zealand’s new Therapeutics Products Bill has brought with it hopes that new legislation may finally follow for natural products, with officials noting they are 'considering options' for separate regulations.
Indian regulator FSSAI has issued a gazette notification of its amendments to the standards for children's supplements in the Food Safety and Standards (Food Products Standards and Food Additives) Regulations, 2011.
Canadian vitamin and supplement manufacturer Jamieson Wellness is moving ahead with its expansion plans for Asia, most recently signing a five-year partnership agreement with Indian pharmacy chain MedPlus.
The director general of New Zealand's Ministry of Health has issued yet another public warning about supplements containing Artemisia annua extract, after 11 more reports of liver complications from consuming such products surfaced.
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