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Safety of aroma diffusers a concern in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Consumers’ Foundation has expressed concern about the plethora of scent diffusers in Taiwan that are insufficiently regulated and may pose health risks. Among...

Tesla owners complain about cars shutting down on Taiwan's highways

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Several Tesla owners have complained to the Consumers’ Foundation about battery flaws they experienced in some models that caused the electric cars to shut down unex...

Taiwan Consumers’ Foundation finds excess pesticides on Japanese and local strawberries

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Consumers’ Foundation said Friday (March 11) it had found excessive levels of pesticides on strawberries imported from Japan as well as on those produced in Taiw...

Consumers’ Foundation warns LNY taxi fare hike in Taipei could backfire

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Consumers’ Foundation on Tuesday (Jan. 4) called on the Taipei City Government to reduce the taxi fare hike for the Lunar New Year holiday, pointing out the mark...

Consumers’ Foundation urges ractopamine labeling for Taiwan’s meat imports

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Consumers' Foundation is calling for mandatory ractopamine labeling for all meat imports after the rejection of a controversial referendum proposal on pork laden w...

Taiwan's Consumers' Foundation deems not providing iPhone charger 'exploitation'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Consumers’ Foundation accused Apple of exploiting consumers by not providing chargers to go with new iPhones, saying such a policy is a de facto price increase i...

Taiwan Consumers Foundation calls for water and electricity fee cuts

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The government should cut water, electricity, and internet fees in order to persuade the public to stay at home during the current COVID-19 outbreak, the Consumers Foundat...

Baby food made with rice in Taiwan tainted with cadmium

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Four out of 20 samples of baby food bought in northern Taiwan have been found to contain dangerous levels of cadmium, the exposure to which could result in kidney, bone, a...

Taiwan faces heated calls for reversal of ractopamine policy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A non-profit organization fighting for consumers’ rights in Taiwan is urging the government to backtrack on the decision to allow the import of ractopamine-laden Ame...

Excessive toxicity found in dried mushrooms in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Excessive pesticide and metal residues have been detected in dried mushrooms sold at retailers in Taipei and New Taipei cities, warned the Consumers’ Foundation (CF)...

Keyless car ignition system poses safety risks: Taiwan’s Consumer Foundation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Consumers’ Foundation of Taiwan issued a warning and called for enforcement of safety recommendations on the use of keyless ignition systems in automobiles on Au...

Consumer Foundation protests 'beer flavored ice cream' sold at Taiwan's Family Marts

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – This summer in Taiwan Family Mart along with the Taiwanese brewery SUNMAI (金色三麥) are teaming up to offer a snack just for adults, beer flavored ice cream. The beer flav...

I-Mei Easy Card donates to food safety

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Owners of an Easy Card from I-Mei Foods Co. will be able to contribute to food safety in Taiwan, the food company announced Thursday. For each NT$300 spent with the card at a...