Regulation & Safety

UK could ban sales of energy drinks to under 16s

The pledge to ban energy drinks was made in Labour’s Child Health Action Plan, published today. “Dangerously high caffeinated energy drinks containing over 150mg of caffeine per liter will be banned from sale in retail…


Do soda taxes reduce childhood obesity?

Obesity has become a global public health problem. Children who are obese are more likely to suffer from serious health problems – both in childhood and later in life – ranging from high blood pressure…





China approves safety of gene-edited wheat

Despite rapid advancements in various fields such as artificial intelligence, telecommunications, renewable energy and electric vehicles, the Asian continent has been notably slow in embracing biotechnology. Concerns persist among Chinese consumers regarding the safety of…