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Thailand Will Impose Tax on Salty Foods but Not On Chips
Thailand Will Impose Tax on Salty Foods but Not On Chips

Thailand’s Excise Department and Public Health Ministry are considering a tax on salted foods to try and dissuade Thais away from ...

Pakistan Has Banned the Importation of Genetically Modified Maize Seeds
Pakistan Has Banned the Importation of Genetically Modified Maize Seeds

ISLAMABAD – The National Assembly Standing Committee on National Food Security and Research was informed on Thursday about the banned on the ...

Fooled By Supermarkets: Trout Is Sold As Salmon
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 ...

Instant Noodles are Making Asians Either Unhealthily Thin or Overweight
Instant Noodles are Making Asians Either Unhealthily Thin or Overweight

MANILA – A frequent diet of cheap, easy to prepare modern food like instant noodles fills bellies but it lacks important nutrients ...

China Welcomes Three New Vietnamese Aquatic Products to Its Seafood Market
China Welcomes Three New Vietnamese Aquatic Products to Its Seafood Market

China’s General Administration of Customs has given the green light for the country to import three more species of Vietnamese aquatic products, ...

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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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Ricebowl Food Expert 456 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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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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Ricebowl Food Expert 689 views
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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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YukMey 345 views
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Prebiotic is defined as “a non-digestible food ingredient that beneficially affects the host by selectively stimulating the growth and/or activity of one or a limited number of bacteria in the colon” which is introduced by Glenn Gibson and Marcel Roberfroid in 1995.   According to Regulation (E...

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According to Japan’s Specification and Standards for Food Additives (Eighth Edition), caramel color (150d) is one of the substances listed in the “List of Designated Additive” and is allowed to be used in all foods except fresh fish/ shellfish (including whale meat), KONBU (kelp)/WAKAME (seaweed) (b...