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Singapore to commercialize insect protein in meals

The Singapore Food Agency (SFA) plans to table a draft food safety bill to approve the use of insect protein in meals. In June...

Serving the rising Horeca sector

While consumer sales could be faster in Southeast Asia, some pork producers are finding opportunities in the booming Horeca segment. With the surge in tourism...

Dong Nai drives traditional retail channels toward food safety

Nguyen Tri Cong, Chairman of the Dong Nai Livestock Production Association in Vietnam, told Asian Agribiz that the province is driving change in traditional...

Singapore firms fined for food safety offenses

The Singapore Food Agency (SFA) penalized two firms for food safety violations. Hai’s Roasted Meat Supplier was fined USD 22,500, while its Director Luo...

Thailand continues battle against smuggled pork

Smuggled pork has long hurt Thai pig producers by pushing down local prices. However, the health impact on consumers remains unclear as authorities have...

Food safety is a shared responsibility

Food safety is not an individual concern. It involves all stakeholders from processors to consumers. The World Health Organization’s Framework for Action on Food...

New Anthoney’s scales new heights in food safety

New Anthoney’s Farms is the first poultry company in Sri Lanka to receive FSSC 22000 certification for food safety. The certification, based on ISO...

Safety will play key role in food innovation in Singapore

As Singapore encourages new methods of producing food, it wants to ensure that these adhere to the highest safety standards. “We have created a...

Food processing warehouses on the radar for food safety compliance

Cambodia will inspect food processing warehouses to ensure effective enforcement of food safety laws under the joint efforts of the Competition and Fraud Repression...

Asia’s animal protein industry remains resilient

In a flash, we have reached the end of 2023, a year of progress with numerous challenges to boot. In this episode Arief Fachrudin,...

Controlling Listeria to ensure food safety

Traditional methods of controlling harmful bacteria fail against bacteria like Listeria, Dan Ryan, Kemin’s Technical Product Manager, told Asian Agribiz. “The commonly used oxygen-limiting...

Ultimeat maintains cold chain for food safety

Ultimeat, Malaysia’s plant-based and fermentation proteins producer, vouches for good cold chain protocols for food safety. “The delivery temperature is a prerequisite to avoid...

Meet the zero consumer

Would you label yourself a ‘zero consumer’ or do you know who a zero consumer is? Producers are quite aware of changing consumer habits,...

Singapore orders huge fines on food safety offenses

A Singapore food processing company and its director were fined USD 282,000 over expired 5.9 tons of fish and meat products. This is the...

Cambodia to boost food safety in seafood processing

The UN Industrial Development Organization (Unido) has provided 28 seafood processing firms in Cambodia USD 1 million to improve their facilities. Each company received...

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