The data patterns allowed researchers to develop a matrix to predict the traits of rice plants depending on their genetics and the environment in which they are grown, which they said could be adapted and utilised for other crop types.
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Andrew Sim, Partner in law firm Baker McKenzie's Beijing office, and Alanna Rennie, Associate in Baker McKenzie's Sydney office, detail how China’s Supreme People’s Court came to its ruling on Plant Variety Rights.
Data and analytics firm GlobalData has suggested that the snack sector will change as consumers move away from the 'on the go' trend towards healthier, eat-at-home options.
The partnership will offer sessions to businesses looking to enter the Indian plant-based market, as well as provide guidance for local product formulations and innovation.
Yoghurt sales are said to be growing faster in China than anywhere else in the world, with ambient yoghurt the fastest growing segment in the country’s liquid dairy market.
Food supply chain disruptions caused by Covid-19 may lead to increased food security challenges in ASEAN.
The investigation, using whole-genome sequencing, traced an outbreak of Salmonella to food ordered online in Shenzhen, China.
In February 2020, following the outbreak of the zoonotic coronavirus (COVID-19), China introduced a law that banned the consumption of wild animals, and Shenzhen has now expanded this to include pets such as cats and dogs.
The US-China Phase One Economic and Trade Agreement is said to be favourable to those trading livestock between the two nations.
A study has found that Indonesian Melinjo seed extract activates the physiologically beneficial substance adiponectin which improves obesity and diabetes, which the researchers say should be used in more food products and medicines.
Researchers from the University of Hong Kong discovered that the endangered European eel (Anguilla anguilla) was found in products on 50 percent of surveyed supermarket shelves in Hong Kong.
Despite the cancellation of its trip to China as part of the Spring Asia Grower trip in April, the California Prune Board has stated that it remains committed to engaging with the growing Chinese market.
The National Bureau of Statistics of China has released figures which reveal a surge in the price of food, with indications that coronavirus and African swine fever are amongst the causes.
Golden Rice is said to reduce Vitamin A deficiency (VAD), but a new study has suggested that those most at risk of VAD do not have sufficient access to the GM crop.