Thursday, October 23, 2014
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA, 食藥署) requested that Ting Hsin International Group (頂新國際集團) remove eight beef tallow products from shelves as a precaution yesterday, as the imported beef tallow from Ting Hsin's Vietnamese supplier Dai Hanh Phuc Company (大幸福公司) has not been officially proven suitable for human consumption.
The unemployment rate for 2014 could fall below 4 percent as the local economy is on the road to recovery, the Directorate General of Budget, Accounting and Statistics (DGBAS,主計總處) said Wednesday.
The Executive Yuan's new food safety office officially opened yesterday, staffed with prosecutors to speed up the process of rooting out tainted food production.
Vietnam's Department of Trade and Industry has formed an inter-agency team to check on a Vietnam-based trading company embroiled in the latest cooking oil scandal in Taiwan.
The Hong Kong Centre for Food Safety (HKCFS) called for consumers to stop eating four brands of Taiwanese pork floss yesterday, as the products are made with Cheng-I's (正義) tainted cooking oil.
A Taiwanese fishing vessel was looted by armed pirates in international waters east of the southern Philippines on Tuesday but there were no casualties, the boat owner said Wednesday.
Taiwanese bestselling writer and film director Giddens Ko (九把刀) admitted Wednesday that he has cheated on his girlfriend after he was photographed entering a motel with another woman.
The pilot of an AT-3 trainer aircraft twice rejected appeals to eject to safety as he tried to maneuver his aircraft clear of residential communities following a mid-air accident on Tuesday, a decision that cost him his life, the Air Force said.
When Ms. Chang was 35 she was diagnosed with lupus. In the winter, her hands would turn purple and become very stiff. After a year of visits to the doctor, she was finally diagnosed.
The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) lowered a health advisory on travel to Nigeria from “alert” to “watch” Wednesday because the country has been announced Ebola-free by the World Health Organization (WHO).