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Thirst Guide: 10 Malaysian Drinks You Must Know
Thirst Guide: 10 Malaysian Drinks You Must Know

Being a multicultural country, Malaysia’s diverse community offers a wide variety of drinks to choose from. The influence of this diversity can ...

India’s Roadside Vendors to Receive Training in Food Safety Norms
India’s Roadside Vendors to Receive Training in Food Safety Norms

Bathinda – The district Health Department will organize a training program on food safety norms for roadside venders and kiosk owners soon. The ...

Sangkap Pinoy Seal Program – The Food Fortification in Philippines
Sangkap Pinoy Seal Program – The Food Fortification in Philippines

What is Sangkap Pinoy Seal Program (SPSP)? Sangkap Pinoy Seal Program (SPSP) is a strategy to encourage food manufacturers to fortify processed ...

Lab-grown Shrimp, Crab and Lobster to Debut in Asia
Lab-grown Shrimp, Crab and Lobster to Debut in Asia

Singapore-based tech startup Shiok Meats aims to halt ocean degradation with slaughter-free shrimp, crab, and lobster.  Shiok Meats—a food technology startup based in Singapore—is ...

Malaysia And Indonesia Pledge Boycott Of Eu Products After Move Of Curbing Palm Oil
Malaysia And Indonesia Pledge Boycott Of Eu Products After Move Of Curbing Palm Oil

The Southeast Asian nations have warned of retaliatory measures and economic consequences over the European Union’s plan to curb the use of ...

This Job Will Pay You Myr 200,000 To Travel The World And Eat
This Job Will Pay You Myr 200,000 To Travel The World And Eat

If you’re an intrepid foodie with a thirst for travel, this job may be for you. Social enterprise Vibrant Vegan Co., based in ...

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Thirst Guide: 10 Malaysian Drinks You Must Know

Being a multicultural country, Malaysia’s diverse community offers a wide variety of drinks to choose from. The influence of this diversity ...

Sangkap Pinoy Seal Program – The Food Fortification in Philippines

What is Sangkap Pinoy Seal Program (SPSP)? Sangkap Pinoy Seal Program (SPSP) is a strategy to encourage food manufacturers to fortify ...

Healthy Fats for Seniors

As we age, our bodies become less active and our ability to burn off excess calories and fat will not be as efficient. Seniors should cut down on the consumption of trans and saturated fats ...

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Liza 41 views
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According to the Notification of MOPH no.367 B.E.2557 (2014) Re; Labeling of Prepackaged Foods,   “Expiration Date” means the date which signifies the end of quality of food under any stated storage conditions, after this date the food cannot be marketable. “Consume before date” or “Best Before...

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Liza 69 views
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According to Food Regulation 1985,   a. "expiry date", in relation to a package of food, means the date after which the food, when kept in accordance with any storage conditions set out in the label of such food, may not retain the quality attributes normally expected by a consumer.   the...

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Liza 713 views
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Philippines According to Bureau Circular No. 2006-016 (Updated List of Food Additives), choline (in form of choline bitartrate and choline chloride) is one of the additives permitted to use in food in general.   According to Codex Alimentarius: CODEX STAN 72-1981 Standard for Infant Formula and...

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Ong Hui Tyng 652 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 946 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 784 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...