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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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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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According to Presidential Decree No. 80 Year 2017, the National Agency of Drug and Food Control (NADFC / BPOM) carry out government duties in the field of Drug and Food control in accordance with the provisions of laws and regulations. According to BPOM Regulation Number 21 Year 2016 on Food Categor...

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Malaysia Food Regulation 1985 does not clearly mention which mandatory information should be included in a written warranty. Therefore, the written warranty can be any statement as long as it mentions that the product is safe to eat and complies with Food Regulation 1985.   Reference Ministry o...

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According to regulation No. 51 Year 2014 about Specific Rice Export and Import Recommendations, Japonica rice with 5% broken rice (maximum) is allowed to be imported for industry / special consumption.   According to the regulation of Ministry of Trade No. 01 Year 2018, the right to import rice...

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According to Peraturan Acuan Label Gizi (Nomor 9 Tahun 2016), the content of nutrients in processed food should not be more than 100% of ALG per day. Please find attachment for the ALG table.   *ALG: Acuan Label Gizi (aka Nutrition Labels Reference) Reference: Badan Pengawas Obat dan Makanan Re...