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Healthy Food Trends to Expect in 2020
Healthy Food Trends to Expect in 2020

2019 was a year in which many of us were embracing vegan diet and adding avocado onto everything. If you’re wondering ...

African Swine Fever Hits Indonesia
African Swine Fever Hits Indonesia

JAKARTA: While concerns are growing over a mysterious viral fever in Asia, the African Swine Fever (ASF) has caused devastation globally ...

China’s Top Quality Caviar Are Being Appreciated in Michelin Stared Restaurants
China’s Top Quality Caviar Are Being Appreciated in Michelin Stared Restaurants

The caviar on the menu of Michelin-starred restaurants may come from an unexpected place: China. The country has endured embarrassing food scandals ...

Malaysia’s palm oil industry impacted as India restricts imports
Malaysia’s palm oil industry impacted as India restricts imports

MUMBAI – India imposed curbs on refined palm oil and palm olein imports yesterday, a move sources said was retaliation against ...

A Plate Full Of Plastics: How Much Micro Plastic Do We Consume?
A Plate Full Of Plastics: How Much Micro Plastic Do We Consume?

Plastic was invented in 1907, almost a century ago and now microscopic pieces of plastic have been discovered in the most ...

China Will Issue Biosafety Certificates to Domestic GM Soybean, Corn
China Will Issue Biosafety Certificates to Domestic GM Soybean, Corn

BEIJING – China’s agriculture ministry said on Monday it plans to issue biosafety certificates to a domestically grown, genetically modified (GM) soybean ...

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What’s The Difference Between Being Vegan, Vegetarian & Anything In Between?

In Asia, we see more and more people choosing to not eat animals or animals’ byproducts. Many choose to practice it ...

Fooled By Supermarkets: Trout Is Sold As Salmon

In 2018, The China Fisheries Association introduced a ruling that enabled Trout to be labelled and sold as Salmon after media ...

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The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) has issued new rules for nutraceuticals and health supplement called Food Safety and Standard (Health Supplements, Nutraceuticals, Food for Special Dietary use, Food for Special Medical Purpose, Functional Food and Novel Food) Regulations, 201...

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Ong Hui Tyng 862 views
Pls to advice a general gelato ( ice-cream ) recipe. thank you ...
Fresh milk, skimmed milk powder, whole milk powder, sweetened condense milk, Milk Protein Concentrate, Milk Protein Isolate contributes to milk solids in gelato formulations. Other added ingredients on the other hand such as dextrose solid, liquid dextrose or glucose syrup, Whey Protein Concentrate,...

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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.

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Sherry 1075 views
Please advise the regulation of inulin in Indonesia, such as the approved health/nutritional claim, maximum dosage in food and supplement, ...
According to Peraturan Pengawasan Klaim Dalam Label Dan Iklan Pangan Olahan (Nomor HK.03.1.23.11.11.09909 Tahun 2011), prebiotic claim is not allowed for inulin and calcium absorption claim is also not allowed for inulin-oligofructose mixture. Pre-approval of the claims from BPOM is needed.   R...