China’s New Hope looks into Southeast Asia Pig Farming Amid Disease Woes
China’s New Hope looks into Southeast Asia Pig Farming Amid Disease Woes

Vietnam/BEIJING – In a cluster of blue and white buildings nestled deep inside one of southern Vietnam’s rubber plantations, China’s New Hope ...

Indonesia’s Halal Law Takes Effect, Impacting Products and Services
Indonesia’s Halal Law Takes Effect, Impacting Products and Services

As of October 17, 2019, Indonesia’s Halal Product Law (“Halal Law”) came into effect. Many consumer products and related services that enter and are ...

Indian Group Tells Members to Avoid Buying Palm Oil from Malaysia
Indian Group Tells Members to Avoid Buying Palm Oil from Malaysia

NEW DELHI – The trade spat between India, the world’s biggest palm oil buyer, and Malaysia seems to be escalating, with an ...

Malaysia May Ban Junkfood Advertisement From Airing before 9pm
Malaysia May Ban Junkfood Advertisement From Airing before 9pm

SELANGOR, MALAYSIa – A PANEL of academicians and nutritionists has recommended that junk food advertisements be banned during shows targeting those aged ...

Thailand Will Impose Tax on Salty Foods but Not On Chips
Thailand Will Impose Tax on Salty Foods but Not On Chips

Thailand’s Excise Department and Public Health Ministry are considering a tax on salted foods to try and dissuade Thais away from ...

Pakistan Has Banned the Importation of Genetically Modified Maize Seeds
Pakistan Has Banned the Importation of Genetically Modified Maize Seeds

ISLAMABAD – The National Assembly Standing Committee on National Food Security and Research was informed on Thursday about the banned on the ...