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Study: Salt from Asia has the Highest Levels Plastic Contamination
Study: Salt from Asia has the Highest Levels Plastic Contamination

A study published recently in the journal of Environmental Science and Technology found microplastics in more than 90% of the ...

Japan and China agree to start regular talks on food safety
Japan and China agree to start regular talks on food safety

Japan and China have agreed to start having minister-class officials conduct regular talks mainly regarding food safety. The agreement was reached ...

Emulsifiers and Stabilisers – Magic for Meat Application
Emulsifiers and Stabilisers – Magic for Meat Application

Emulsifiers and stabilisers can be incorporated into a wide range of applications including bakery and confectionery, dairy and frozen desserts, ...

Almost half a billion in Asia are still hungry, UN reports
Almost half a billion in Asia are still hungry, UN reports

Despite rapid economic growth, the Asia-Pacific region has nearly a half billion people who go hungry according to a United ...

Sugar import from India to be duty-free
Sugar import from India to be duty-free

The commerce ministry yesterday agreed to withdraw the 40 percent duty on sugar imports from India, much to the ire ...

Know the Differences between Indian & Pakistani Cuisine
Know the Differences between Indian & Pakistani Cuisine

  Indian and Pakistani food is spicy, aromatic and rich in taste. But you are deeply mistaken if you say Indian ...

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uzma 184 views
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Global consumption of Ultra-high-temperature (UHT) treated milk and dairy products are on the rise. The UHT treated dairy products are mainly custard and high protein beverages.   Milk Protein Concentrate (MPC) can be incorporated into dairy products to replace sodium caseinate. MPC is a concen...

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tiancai.l 830 views
Are there certain provisions or regulations in Malaysia, Indonesia, China, Taiwan, Singapore and Thailand regarding a ‘No Sugar Added’ claim ...
How about Palatinose (Isomaltulose), can we make claim for "No Sugar Added? This is referring to the attached marketing material.

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anonymous 796 views
Hi, may I know if collagen is stable against heat? Will it denature when subjected to UHT? Any clinical papers ...
Collagen breakdown is dependent on factors including temperature and time. High temperature and long period (about 20 minutes) of exposure to heat accelerate the collagen denaturation (Dumitriu & Popa, 2013). References Dumitriu, S. & Popa, V. I. (2013). Polymeric Biomaterials: Structure and...

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won 722 views
Please kindly advise limitation of bakery for PGE in Indonesia and Philippines. Thank you very much. ...
As per information from BPOM, E475 Polyglycerol Esters of fatty acid may be used in fine bakery wares (sweet, salty, savoury), limited by a maximum amount of 10,000mg/kg according to Nomor 20 Tahun 2013 Tentang Maksimum Penggunaan Bahan Tambahan Pangan Pengemulsi.