The Consumers' Foundation (CF) yesterday announced the results of a brown rice quality test, finding that 60 percent of tested brands had misreported the rice grades found on labels, while one organic brand even contained pesticide residue.
President Ma Ying-jeou said yesterday that the recent amendment to the Act Governing Food Sanitation signifies a new era of food safety in Taiwan.
French fry chain store Ireland's Potato (愛爾蘭瘋薯) has been fined for using expired sauce in their products, according to New Taipei City's Public Health Department (PHD) yesterday.
Taoyuan County's Public Health Bureau fined I-Mei Foods yesterday for using expired ingredients in one of their products and said it has referred the case to the Taoyuan District Prosecutors Office for further investigation.
Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) chief Chang Chia-chu (張家祝) yesterday denied a report that the ministry has hidden research showing that antrodia camphorate (牛樟芝) could contain poison that might harm humans.
The Public Health Bureau of New Taipei City yesterday seized up to 14,480 liters of soy sauce products allegedly containing an excessive amount of heterocyclic organic chemicals from an underground factory located in the Wugu District of the city, according to bureau officials.
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With a growing number of foods boasting added caffeine for an energy boost, the federal Food and Drug Administration (FDA) says it's time to investigate their safety.
Drinking just one can of sugar-laced soda drink a day increases the risk of developing diabetes by more than a fifth, according to a large European study published on Wednesday.
With dietary habits shifting toward foods high in sugar and oil, three instances of gallbladder removal resulting from related complications have been recently recorded among young people, a hospital said yesterday.
A lab experiment that rode to space two years ago has offered new clues about why astronauts' immune systems struggle to perform in zero gravity, U.S. military researchers said on Monday.