Activists are calling on the government to scrap plans to restart U.S. beef imports as fears of mad cow disease spread among many South Koreans.
New York food company is recalling more than 286,000 pounds of meat and poultry because it might be contaminated with the bacteria Listeria monocytogenes.
Agriculture minister went on national television to assure citizens of the safety of U.S. beef after the government agreed last month to resume imports following a lengthy ban.
Legislation would give workers new protections from combustible dust explosions like the one that killed 13 people in a Georgia factory in February.
Despite the discovery of a spinal column in a meat shipment from an American processing plant, Japan will not impose a blanket ban on U.S. beef imports.
Industry officials said proposed law, which promises tough penalties including possible life imprisonment for makers of dangerous food products, is a good first step.
Concerns about the inspection program highlighted after the agency learned that contaminated doses of heparin probably came from a Chinese plant that was never inspected.
Federal authorities announced on Monday that Byron, Ga.-based Pyrotechnic Specialties is indicted for selling faulty grenades to the FBI.
Officials suggested the problem with heparin could have occurred in the U.S. and plan to visit a Baxter International plant to see how the finished product is manufactured.
Rhode Island Supreme Court to Webcast arguments over the 2006 jury verdict that could force three former lead paint makers to pay billions in cleanup costs.
Chemical found in hard plastic water bottles and hundreds of other common items came under increased pressure when Canada labeled it dangerous and said it may ban its use in baby bottles.
Hard-plastic water bottles made with bisphenol A will be pulled from stores because of growing consumer concern over the chemical's health risk.
Japanese automaker is recalling 353,000 Accord sedans from the 2003 model year to address corrosion in the windshield wiper motor.
California judge approved a class-action lawsuit settlement compensating 800,000 Ford owners whose vehicles lost value due to a perceived rollover danger.
Chemical used to make baby bottles and shatterproof plastic containers could be linked to a range of hormonal problems, a preliminary government report found.
In case of a recall, state wants to be able to trace produce to the farm of origin and identify where inventories were sent using radio frequency identification technology.
Top U.S. health official said the FDA is planning to open an office in China as part of a change in strategy following product safety problems in Chinese imports.
Bill intended to protect blind people and other pedestrians from the dangers posed by quiet cars will be introduced Wednesday in Congress.
Automaker will recall 628,239 minivans in Japan due to an installation flaw that could lead to cracks in the fuel tank.
Starting early next year, automaker will begin installing side-view mirrors on its vehicles that show the blind spots in the outside upper corners.
Automaker recalling 212,347 Chrysler Sebring and Dodge Avenger passenger cars worldwide to fix an electrical problem that could lead to engine stalling and other issues.
Chemicals supplier reached an agreement to resolve current and future asbestos claims against the company, which would allow it to emerge from bankruptcy.
A.O. Smith Water Products announced a voluntary recall of natural and propane gas water heaters due to fire and carbon monoxide hazards.
Top EU and U.S. consumer safety officials launching a joint initiative aimed at making Chinese manufacturers and regulators improve product safety standards.