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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

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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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Ricebowl Food Expert 369 views
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Freeze-dried could retain the majority of vitamins and minerals. The process is so fast that it removes the moisture from the food without destroying the food structure (Sarangam & Chakraborty, 2015). References Sarangam, S. & Chakraborty, P. (2015). Comparative Studies on Quality Analysis o...

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Ricebowl Food Expert 346 views
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Cissus quadrangularis has been used as a medicinal plant since antiquity. Cissus has been used in various Ayurvedic classical medicines to heal broken bones and injured ligaments &    tendons. Proven benefits of Cissus quadrangularis are:- 1) Helps to heal broken bones. 2) Reduces the risk of ty...

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Ricebowl Food Expert 291 views
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Enclosed please find the studies of Choline and Vitamin B in brain mechanism. Study of Choline - Choline and Phosphatidylcholine (Lecithin) Study of Choline - The relation of dietary choline to cognitive performance and white-matter hyperintensity Study of Choline and Vitamin B - Supplements to aid...

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Liza 420 views
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Overview of Inulin/FOS regulatory status & use of claims for infants & toddlers in various ASEAN countries MALAYSIA Inulin FOS Is it approved? Yes For which age of babies/ toddlers? Infant: 0-12 months of age Young children: 12 months – 3 years For which products & dosage? Infant formula...

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FONG 92 views
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Table below states the maximum limit for PGPR to be used in chocolates in Malaysia and Japan.   Category Country Usage of PGPR Maximum limit Chocolate Malaysia Permitted 5000 mg/kg* or PGPR, in a proportion not exceeding 0.5% if the total emulsifier content of the chocolate does not exceed 1.5%...

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Liza 87 views
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China According to Section 4.1.6 of National Food Safety Standard - General Standard for the Labeling of Prepackaged Foods (GB7718-2011), name, address and contact information of manufacturer shall be declared. In one of the following circumstances, the labeling shall be made according to the follow...