It's not so long ago that the personal heart-rate monitor was considered high-tech among joggers. Now we live in the age of wearable tech and health apps that can do more that just measure your pulse while you run around the park.
Taiwan's Food and Drug Administration (FDA, 食藥署) will soon launch a comprehensive inspection of beverage chains to address consumers' concerns about the presence of pesticide residues in their drinks, the agency announced Wednesday.3 Comments
A businessman has been convicted of fraud charges and sentenced to two years in prison for selling repackaged yogurt products that had passed their sell-by dates, high court officials in Taipei said.
Out of the 365 food products from radiation stricken regions in Japan, at least 333 items were pronounced radiation-safe by the Atomic Energy Council (AEC) after a detailed examination yesterday.
A modest rebound in gas costs and broad gains in other categories lifted consumer prices for the first time in four months, a sign inflation may be stabilizing.
"All substances are poisons; there is none, which is not a poison. The right dose differentiates a poison and a remedy," said Liu Tsung-yun, quoting famous physician Paracelsus (1493-1541) in his recent speech on food safety at the Anatolia Formosa Association, a Turkish culture foundation.
Health trends come and go, but one post-birth fad is gaining a foothold in the United States among some new mothers who extol the benefits of eating their own placentas.
There may be more fruit, vegetables and healthy options available than ever before, but the world is mostly hungry for junk food, according to a study of eating habits in nearly 190 countries.
No more artificial flavors and colors in Butterfinger, Babe Ruth or any Nestle chocolate candies in the United States, because Americans want them gone, the Swiss food giant said Tuesday.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture has given its approval for two types of apples genetically modified to resist turning brown after they're bruised or sliced.