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.
Just how do you attack that unsightly bulge around your waist?
Forty-two percent of packaged foods and 60 percent of food business owners, including a famous food franchise store, did not have labels to mark the origins of the beef they use, the Consumers' Foundation (CF) announced yesterday.
Food prices have dropped since peaking six months ago but remain near record levels, pushing the world's poorest people toward "undernutrition" and obesity, the World Bank said Thursday.
Health authorities have started grading breakfast eateries around the island in a move to help consumers identify those that offer healthy food, officials said yesterday.