95 percent of US baby food contaminated with heavy metals

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Recent research released by a U.S. nonprofit organization indicates that 95 percent of baby food in the U.S. market is contaminated with lead and other metals. The stud...

Schumer calls for federal probe of contaminated baby food

NEW YORK (AP) — The Senate's top Democrat is calling on the Food and Drug Administration to examine a report that found dozens of baby food products contaminated with lead and other metals. ...

Global Baby Food and Infant Formula Market 2018-2022 | Increasing Use of Smart Lighting Systems to Promote Growth | Technavio

LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun 21, 2018--The global baby food and infant formula market is expected to post a CAGR of over 9% over the period 2018-2022, according to the latest market research report by...

Experts advise to prepare earthquake kit after Hualien deadly quake

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – After a deadly magnitude 6.0 earthquake struck in Hualien, Taiwan’s Central Emergency Operation Center advised people to prepare an earthquake kit in response to its...

Nestle may put US candy business on the block

NEW YORK (AP) — Nestle may sell its U.S. candy business, which makes classics like the Butterfinger candy bar, Raisinets and Nerds. The Swiss company said Thursday that it will wrap ...

For US nod on WhiteWave buyout, Danone will sell Stonyfield

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — French yogurt maker Danone will sell its Stonyfield Farms business to gain approval from U.S. regulators for a $12.5 billion buyout of Denver's WhiteWave Foods. T...

Nestle 1H profit slips, sales grow behind North America

GENEVA (AP) -- Swiss food and beverage giant Nestle says first-half profits dipped due to a one-time tax expense even as revenues edged up behind growth in its key North American food business and des...

Taiwan working toward lifting ban on Japanese food: minister

Taipei, Aug. 10 (CNA) Taiwan is working toward lifting a ban on food imports from Japanese prefectures affected by the 2011 nuclear meltdown, but the timeline will depend on further evaluation by he...

President urges probe into false labels on Japanese food imports

Taipei, May 18 (CNA) President Ma Ying-jeou proposed on Monday that authorities in Taiwan and Japan work together to trace the origin of false labels found on some food items imported from Japan as ...

No food from restricted Japanese areas imported so far: FDA

Taipei, May 17 (CNA) Taiwan has not yet received any food imports from parts of Japan that are now required to present radiation-free certificates, the Food and Drug Administration said Sunday, thre...

Food safety to be discussed when Japanese group visits Taiwan

Tokyo, April 25 (CNA) Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has asked a close aide to discuss the safety of Japanese food with Taiwan when he visits the island at the end of the month, a Japanese daily...