Adelaide to open biggest carbohydrate lab in Southern Hemisphere

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A new research laboratory will explore the potential benefits of complex carbohydrates that include natural immune system enhancers and high-quality cosmetics.

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Fsanz calls for opinions on GM potato that produces less acrylamide

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Saikexing will be expanding its Chinese operations thanks to a $125m ADB loan.

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Indian officials hope the new pork factory will be able to process 400,000 pigs per year

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China re-imposes anti-dumping duties on US chicken

The Australian government has invested funds to improve biosecurity in the meat industry

Australia boosts livestock disease monitoring systems

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Yonekyu has added four new factory lines to up with rising pork demand in Japan

Japan’s Yonekyu welcomes Sealpac’s packaging

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Demand for natural colours is growing in India

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Supermarket toddler meals found to contain a day’s worth of salt

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Saudi named as the world’s third most overweight nation

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AUD$9m project puts algae under the nutritional spotlight in New South Wales

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Infant formula sales slump at Biostime but firm bullish over future growth

Mezzan buys majority stake in Saudi’s Al Safi for $24m

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Thailand's chicken sector wants to improve its image after reports of human rights abuse

Thailand: chicken sector to boost standards following abuse claims

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Strong growth prospects in Asia’s snack stick market, says Euromonitor

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Dubai prepares to launch smart halal inspection system

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UAE sends food worth $4bn to landfills each year

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One in four Hong Kong soy sauces found to contain traces of carcinogen

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