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What is Lab-Grown Meat?
What is Lab-Grown Meat?

When you think of meat, you often find yourself thinking about its origins – which farmed animals it came from, how was ...

Malaysia Is Now a Producer of Caviar
Malaysia Is Now a Producer of Caviar

PETALING JAYA — When it comes to food, Malaysia may be known for their nasi lemak and char kway teow but caviar? Touted as one of ...

Uber Eats Are Not Eating Enough Market Share in South Korea
Uber Eats Are Not Eating Enough Market Share in South Korea

SEOUL   – Uber Eats is exiting from the Korean food delivery market after two years of service, another defeat for the ...

Vietnam is Facing Adversities in Exporting Its Rice
Vietnam is Facing Adversities in Exporting Its Rice

HANOI — Vietnam will face difficulties in exporting rice in the short term due to obstacles in most major markets, such as ...

World’s 10th Largest Pork Consumer Philippines Declares First African Swine Fever Outbreak
World’s 10th Largest Pork Consumer Philippines Declares First African Swine Fever Outbreak

MANILA – The first outbreak of African swine fever was detected in the Philippines, the world’s 10th largest pork consumer. Dead ...

Try before Die: Top Taiwanese Street Food You Must Taste
Try before Die: Top Taiwanese Street Food You Must Taste

Voted as one of the best food destination in the world, Taiwan’s culinary philosophy here is to have “small eats, but ...

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Hydrocolloids are used as thickeners and stabilizers in food applications. Functions of Hydrocolloids are as follows (Hui, 2006):- Helps to suspend ingredients such as fruit pulps along with the regulation of crystallization. Optimization of rheological properties of fruit juices (Parameters include...

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According to Food (Colouring Substances) Regulations 2006, proposed colouring for yogurt drinks in Sri Lanka Creamy Strawberry: Carmosine E122 or Erythrosine E127 Creamy Apple: Fast Green FCF E 143 Creamy Cranberry: Ponceau 4R E124 or Erythrosine E127 Creamy Mango: Sunset Yellow E110 or Tartrazine E...

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Isabella 112 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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FONG 336 views
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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...