China's youth obesity prevalence grows from 0.03% to 17.2% in 30 years

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China is paying the price of adopting a western lifestyle with soaring childhood obesity, according to a 29-year study of nearly 28,000 children and adolescents. 

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Halal leader NoorVitamins launches high potency fish oil to broaden value proposition

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Study shows Calanus oil may benefit blood pressure and heart health

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Kiwi bread study gives rise to healthier staple food

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Scientists develop a drinkable, peanut-based dietary supplement for older adults

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Australians still exceed sugar guidance, though trends are improving

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A sales executive said it had been 12 years since China recorded a fall in beef prices

Chinese beef firm blames falling prices for first-quarter loss

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Australian bush gin prepares to take on world

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The US dairy industry could see exports to Vietnam rise after tariffs on dairy products will be eliminated within five years thanks to the TPP agreement. Image: iStock - chombosan

IDFA predicts 'bright future for US dairy' as TPP will lift Vietnam export tariffs

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How to shut down the illicit ginkgo trade

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More than 150 sick in Australian Salmonella outbreak

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Regulator mulls ‘all other foods’ maximum residue limit for chemicals

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WHO and FAO want feed industry data to help manage E.coli risk

Philippines readies drones to assess disasters' impact on agriculture

Philippines readies drones to assess disasters' impact on agriculture

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David seeks Goliath to make nutrient-rich yeast protein for the poor

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Report: Almost all Vietnamese cattle and seafood farms use antibiotics

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