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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 ...

Fooled By Supermarkets: Trout Is Sold As Salmon
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 ...

Instant Noodles are Making Asians Either Unhealthily Thin or Overweight
Instant Noodles are Making Asians Either Unhealthily Thin or Overweight

MANILA – A frequent diet of cheap, easy to prepare modern food like instant noodles fills bellies but it lacks important nutrients ...

China Welcomes Three New Vietnamese Aquatic Products to Its Seafood Market
China Welcomes Three New Vietnamese Aquatic Products to Its Seafood Market

China’s General Administration of Customs has given the green light for the country to import three more species of Vietnamese aquatic products, ...

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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 ...

Try Before Die: Top North Indian Food You Should Try

Depending on where you live, you may just be exposed to only a single type of Indian food – in most cases, ...

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Charles Lim 55 views
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Moisture migration is a cumulative cause for quality deterioration in multicomponent food, such as the undesirable textural changes. Moisture migration can occur in different parts of food, such as from crumb to crust, from intermediate-moisture fruit pieces to cereal flakes and from a pie filling t...

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Mok 88 views
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According to Japan’s Specification and Standards for Food Additives (Eighth Edition), caramel color (150d) is one of the substances listed in the “List of Designated Additive” and is allowed to be used in all foods except fresh fish/ shellfish (including whale meat), KONBU (kelp)/WAKAME (seaweed) (b...

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Ong Hui Tyng 755 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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won 1173 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.

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Sherry 930 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...