A 71-year old man was hospitalized in Taoyuan yesterday after ingesting an energy drink tainted with strong acidic substances, while reports have emerged suggesting the incident could be linked to a larger extortion plot.
Top Pot Bakery encountered a fine of NT$180,000 for adding essences into its bread, the Taipei City Department of Health (DOH) said yesterday.
The John Tung Foundation (JTF, 董氏基金會) said yesterday that up to one in four instant soups contain excessive amounts of sodium.
Obesity levels among adults appear to be holding steady across the United States, adding to recent evidence that the growth rate for U.S. waistlines is slowing, according to an analysis released on Friday.
Mothers with a certain gene got meaner when the economy took a dive in 2007-2009, whether or not their own purses were shorter on cash, U.S. researchers said Monday. The study in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences suggests that environment can have a major impact on behavior, particularly when genetic variations are taken into account.
As many as 95 percent of junior high schoolers across Taiwan consume at least one sugary drink a day and 55.2 percent have two each day, according to a government survey released Friday.
The Consumers' Foundation (CF) has urged health authorities to regulate the levels of aluminum in food after finding the metal in almost half of the food samples it tested recently
Around 70 percent of children aged 11 and 12 eat unhealthy snacks at least twice a week, possibly the result of parents' eating habits, according to the Child Welfare League Foundation (CWLF).
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Participants at Bjoern Heucke's yoga class in Berlin are used to taking on unusual positions. They dangle from the roof, head-down, suspended in the air or sway from side to side, floating above the ground.
Taiwanese exporters of agricultural goods were informed yesterday that the July Taiwan Food Fair has been canceled by Singapore, citing the recent food scandals as the primary reason for cancellation, a Council of Agriculture (COA) official said yesterday.