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Try before Die: Top 10 Bubble/Boba Tea Types
Try before Die: Top 10 Bubble/Boba Tea Types

You may have heard of bubble tea (also called boba tea) but you may not yet have tried it. Bubble tea ...

‘Robot Restaurant’ are Invading Bengaluru
‘Robot Restaurant’ are Invading Bengaluru

The robots are interactive and are programmed to sing wishes for special occasions Bengaluru: ‘Robot Restaurants’ has announced the launch of the city’s ...

African swine fever continues relentless spread through Asia and Europe
African swine fever continues relentless spread through Asia and Europe

Serbian officials this week confirmed that African swine fever has infected hogs in their nation, making it the 18th country battling the ...

High CO2 Emissions Reduce Nutrients in Rice & Wheat – Report
High CO2 Emissions Reduce Nutrients in Rice & Wheat – Report

Wheat and rice grown at atmospheric concentrations of carbon dioxide levels between 546-586 parts per million reduced their protein, zinc, iron and ...

Food Packs in India May Have Expiry Dates Along With Best before Dates
Food Packs in India May Have Expiry Dates Along With Best before Dates

NEW DELHI: Packaged food companies may soon have to carry an ‘expiry/ use by date’ along with the ‘best before ...

Malaysia’s Durian Exporters Meeting Increasing Demand from China
Malaysia’s Durian Exporters Meeting Increasing Demand from China

Its pungent aroma and creamy custard flesh have proven divisive for the palates of discerning consumers, but the durian has long cemented its ...

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Do you understand the nutrition labels of your food products? Nutritional labels are widely accepted by consumers as a useful tool ...

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Table below gives an overview of permitted PGPR (E476) to be used various application in respective country: Reference Ministry of Health Malaysia. (2017). Food Regulation 1985. Codex Alimentarius Commision. (2018). General Standard for Food Additives (CODEX STAN 192-1995). Singapore Food Agency. (2...

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Isabella 83 views
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The Bureau of Food and Drugs under the Department of Health, hereby adopts the CODEX Alimentarius Commission Guidelines for Use of the Nutrition and Health Claims CAC/GL 23-1997 of the use of nutrition and health claims in food labelling and in the advertisement of food products.   According to...

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Fiqa 4495 views
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Fatty products soften flour products and incorporate delicate flavour to them as a result of better dough aeration and the lubricating effect in the mouth (Renzyaeva, 2013). The examples of fats that are commonly used in pastry making include butter, lard, vegetable oils, hydrogenated shortening, an...

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Ong Hui Tyng 729 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 1117 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 872 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...