Court upheld five sentences, including two death penalties, of those involved in a tainted milk scandal that killed six infants and sickened thousands of children.
First court has accepted a compensation suit against the dairy firm at the heart of China's tainted milk scandal, a lawyer representing the plaintiff said Wednesday.
Food industry's private inspection system failed to catch filthy conditions at a peanut plant linked to a nationwide salmonella outbreak because the company itself hired the inspectors.
Despite a 5 percent overall decline, the Environmental Protection Agency says more mercury, dioxin and polychlorinated biphenyls entered the environment.
Industry's self-policing system failed to catch filthy conditions at a peanut processing plant blamed for a nationwide salmonella outbreak, lawmakers said Thursday.
Shanghai's food and drug safety agency says it is testing Johnson & Johnson baby products following allegations they contain potential carcinogens.
CEO David Mackay wants food safety placed under a new leader in the Health and Human Services department and annual federal inspections of facilities that make high-risk foods.
State set to consider a plan Wednesday requiring food makers to alert state inspectors within 24 hours if a plant's internal tests show its products are tainted.
Former financial analyst for W.R. Grace & Co. has testified that top corporate officials knew products contained asbestos and were concerned about whether it would lead to lawsuits.
General Motors Corp. recalled about 277,000 vehicles on Friday because of a potential defect in the shift lever that could cause a vehicle to roll away.
Officials said Hong Kong police arrested four employees of a drug manufacturer for allegedly lying about expiration dates on over 200 over-the-counter medicines.
Welch Allyn is recalling about 14,000 external defibrillators after 39 reported incidents, including two that involved patient deaths.
Agency a safety hazard warning letter issued by Baxter International Inc. over its Colleague Volumetric Infusion pumps, its most severe level of urgency.
Company says that it has voluntarily recalled about 1.6 million of its refrigerators due to an electrical problem that could create a fire hazard.
Frustrated that conventional lab methods can now take as long as nine days to identify the most common of food bugs, the FDA is searching for a rapid test for salmonella.
Texas agriculture inspector responsible for certifying a plant noted after each visit that the Peanut Corp. of America plant had a state health department license when it didn't.
Connecticut's attorney general says six companies have agreed to stop manufacturing baby bottles that contain Bisphenol-A, a chemical some studies suggest may be harmful to infants.
Motorcycle shops cannot sell or repair small bikes because of a federal law that bans lead from all toys intended for children younger than 12, including child-sized motorcycles and ATVs.
Seven government officials in China have been punished after an industrial chemical leak contaminated an eastern city's tap water supply, the local government said.
Hundreds of families affected by a tainted milk scandal plan to file lawsuits against the dairy companies involved after a top justice official said courts will accept the cases.
Health Ministry says food security still has 'high risks and contradictions', but promised tougher penalties for makers of tainted products.
Even though FDA warned a North Carolina syringe factory of violations, the company linked to hundreds of sicknesses and five deaths operated for almost two years without an inspection.
Quality inspectors found no melamine in infant formula produced by the U.S. drug maker, despite claims from families that the milk caused kidney stones in their children.
Legislature considering a law that would create a powerful commission to oversee food regulation and make celebrities liable for any dangerous products they endorse.