Dr Norhasnida Zawawi is a food biochemist from Faculty of Food Science and Technology, Universiti Putra Malaysia. Dr Zawawi is currently working with other experts in the Sub-committee for Developing Stingless Bee Honey Standard under Australian Native Bees Association (ANBA) and also in the Working Group for Stingless Bee Honey Standard under Standards Malaysia aiming towards a recognised food standard for stingless bee honey both nationally and internationally.

Her studies currently involves on investigating the physicochemical properties and natural toxicants in the honey produced by the species Tetragonula carbonaria and Tetragonula hockingsi in Australia; Heterotrigona itama and Geneotrigona thoracica in Malaysia.

View Stingless Bee Honey - Towards Standardization seminar 

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