18-Dec-2014 - Women who eat fewer than two serves of fruit a day face a greater risk of developing depression, University of Queensland research has found.
18-Dec-2014 - The holidays are fast upon us, so let’s put ‘business’ to one side and get into the festive mood. To keep in the spirit of things, we’ve got a ‘gift’ for you – enjoy. Happy Holidays!
18-Dec-2014 - SurePure has initiated commercial trials of its photopurification technology with "key dairy producers" in India.
17-Dec-2014 - Hong Kong is the world’s fastest growing market for infant formula, followed by mainland China, Saudi Arabia, Vietnam and Indonesia, latest Euromonitor research shows.
17-Dec-2014 - More than a quarter of all samples of milk taken across India are adulterated, the country’s health minister has revealed.
17-Dec-2014 - Less people are dying of food poisoning, though more are getting sick, according to official health figures released for the third-quarter this year.
17-Dec-2014 - Auckland University researchers have found that a diet that is high in fibre helps reduce harmful inflammation in the lungs of smokers.
16-Dec-2014 - The methods of Australia’s National Health and Medical Research Council have been panned after expert opinion branded its review of evidence on the effectiveness of homeopathy as “shoddy” and “fatally flawed” prior to its publication.
16-Dec-2014 - The World Food Programme (WFP) has restarted its support for 1.7m Syrian refugees following a US$52m donation from Saudi Arabia, along with funds from other governments and donors.
16-Dec-2014 - All parties in the poultry supply chain, including feed producers, need to assess how they can help limit avian flu outbreaks, with no certainties about whether the spread of the disease will be checked in the coming weeks, says an industry specialist.
16-Dec-2014 - Sugar, gluten-free foods, front-of-pack nutrition labelling, and the 'utter nonsense' behind popular diet claims were among the most popular subjects of the year on FoodNavigator.
16-Dec-2014 - Having assured consumers that food derived from a genetically modified corn strain poses no health concerns, the antipodean food regulator is now calling on the public and industry to voice their opinions on whether it should be permitted for consumption in Australia and New Zealand.
15-Dec-2014 - Infant food manufacturers will be celebrating in China as the impact of this year's loosening of the one-child ban is felt; meanwhile, traffic-calming measures in Manila continue to prevent goods from going to export, according to Euromonitor analysts' predictions for the year ahead.
15-Dec-2014 - One year after opening an Indian operation, French additives major Novasep has announced it will open an office in Bangkok to expand its operations in southeast Asia.
15-Dec-2014 - The head of the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organisation has urged the world’s poorest countries to work harder with one another to be able to develop in time to meet their food security challenges.
12-Dec-2014 - Reflecting on the year that has passed, it is surprising how much has changed in the complementary medicines industry in Australia in such a short time.
11-Dec-2014 - Combining a popular Chinese street food with a modern franchise model has turned out well for a South Australian entrepreneur with a solid business plan.
11-Dec-2014 - BIG Cola insists global brands don’t need a presence in the US or Europe as it says it competes with the likes of Coke and Pepsi by 'democratizing consumption' with fairly priced quality products.
11-Dec-2014 - The antipodean food regulator has called for public and industry comments as it assesses whether to change the way nutrition information is shown on food labelling.
11-Dec-2014 - Indian prime minister Narendra Modi’s tour of countries including the US, Australia and Japan has significantly helped India’s ambitions to be seen as a promising and stable investment destination, according to a survey of multinational companies.