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.
Once a month, baby-toting young women gather in a YMCA conference room to share tips, talk about and demonstrate breast-feeding -- an age-old yet sometimes shunned practice in their community.
Joining a walking group is one of the easiest ways to boost health and morale, according to an investigation published Monday in the British Journal of Sports Medicine.