Fines in place for selling non-quarantined meat items online in Taiwan

E-commerce operators caught posting or selling non-quarantined meat products will soon be subject to fines of up to NT$150,000 (US$4,921), the Council of Agriculture...

Ban on disposable tableware at restaurants, food courts to start Jan. 1

A ban on the use of disposable tableware at restaurants and food courts in shopping malls will take effect in 10 municipalities in Taiwan...

Taiwan has 15th highest lung cancer rate in world

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan has the 15th highest incidence of lung cancer in the world and second-highest in Asia, trailing only North Korea,...

Taiwan tightens regulations on imports of romaine lettuce from US

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said Wednesday that a safety certificate will now be required for all imports of romaine lettuce from the...

Taiwan FDA mulls setting maximum limits for GEs in food products

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan Food and Drug Administration is considering limiting the presence of glycidyl fatty acid esters (GEs) in foods out of...

Haitian delegation tours I-Mei factory in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A business delegation led by the Haitian ambassador in Taiwan, Rechel Coupaud, visited the I-Mei Foods factory in Taoyuan on...

US officials identify ‘strong culprit’ in vaping illnesses

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. health officials announced a breakthrough Friday into the cause of a mysterious outbreak of vaping illnesses, reporting they have...

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