Taiwan tainted cooking oil scandal spreads

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More restaurants and food brands are involved in the latest Taiwan tainted cooking oil scandal…

Children OK after drinking bleach mix at day care

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More than two dozen children were hospitalized after accidentally drinking a mixture of bleach and water at a New Jersey day care center…

Live crabs order gone wrong due to shipping delay

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A man ordered 200 live crabs online but what he recieved was a box of dead crabs due to shipping delay…

378 people ‘pay it forward’ at Florida Starbucks

A woman started an act of kindness chain that lasted for hours at a Starbucks drive-thru in Florida…

A tick can make you allergic to red meat

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Doctors across the U.S. are seeing a surge of sudden meat allergies in people bitten by a certain kind of tick…

Shenzhen Wal-Mart accused of selling expired meat

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美資沃爾瑪(Wal-Mart)超級市場在深圳洪湖區的分店,有員工指證公司去年開始用萬年油、過期肉及有蟲米…The fast food cafeteria at Wal-Mart in Shenzhen, China allegedly cooked expired meat to serve customers…

Four arrested for crab fishing out of season

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San Mateo County Sheriff’s deputies cited four men for fishing for Dungeness crab out of season…

Unhealthiest chain restaurant food is…

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What is the highest-calorie meal you can order at any chain restaurant…

Northern California restaurant bans noisy children

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A popular restaurant in Monterey has a no noisy children policy. Tourists say they don’t think it’s fair…

China’s Hubei cracks down on genetically modified rice seed

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Hubei Province is cracking down on illegal sales of genetically modified rice seed…

China meat scandal hits Starbucks, Burger King

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A suspect meat scandal in China engulfed Starbucks and Burger King on Tuesday…

Fruit sold at Costco, Trader Joe’s recalled

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Fruit sold through Costco, Trader Joe’s and other retailers has been recalled due to possible bacteria contamination…

Worms found in food processing plant in Chongqing

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Worms were found in tofu at a food processing plant in Chongqing, China…

Ramen Festival takes over San Francisco

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The Ramen Festival attracted thousands of ramen lovers to Japantown. Attendees had to wait in line for several hours…

Costco receives complaint over salmon

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Alameda department of public health received several complaints from customers about…

Costco black pepper recalled for possible salmonella contamination

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Costco black pepper recalled for possible salmonella contamination…

California city votes to end hot sauce dispute

The fiery fight is apparently over between the makers of a popular hot sauce and a small Southern California city…

Salmonella again linked to Foster Farms chicken

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An outbreak of salmonella linked to a California chicken company continues even after more than a year…

Rare lychee fetches high price in China

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Thirty-six lychees were being sold at RMB 40,000 record price at an online auction in China…

China factory repackaging & selling expired food

CCTV in China reported that a factory in Hanzhou would repackage expired food ingredients and sell them to unsuspecting food processing companies…

Europe wants the ‘Parmesan’ name back

As part of trade talks, the European Union wants to ban the use of European names like Parmesan, feta and Gorgonzola on cheese made in the United States…

Man arrested for shooting at woman over egg roll

The owner of a Chinese restaurant has been arrested for shooting at a young woman who claims that she found a roach in an egg roll…

Cat-themed cafe in Nanjing

A cat-themed cafe in Nanjing has become the newest “it” place in China…

Petaluma company recalls 8.7 million pounds of meat

A Petaluma-based company recalled more than 8.7 million pounds of meat Saturday produced over the last year…

No. Calif. Costco recalls more chicken

A Northern California Costco store is recalling thousands of additional rotisserie chickens over concerns about salmonella…

McDonald’s to offer salad, fruit or veggie on the side

McDonald’s says it will start giving customers the choice of a salad, fruit or vegetable as a substitute for french fries in its value meals…

Burger King launching lower-calorie french fry

The world’s No. 2 hamburger chain is launching a new crinkle-cut french fry on Tuesday that it says has 20 percent fewer calories than its regular french fries…

Chinese restaurant suspected of selling moldy Guiling pastes

A well-known brand was suspected of reselling moldy Guiling pastes by washing them with bare hands.

US city tries less salt in Chinese restaurant food

Organizers have recruited more than 200 restaurants across Philadelphia for the U.S. city’s Healthy Chinese Takeout Initiative…

World’s first stem cell burger

Dutch scientists served a hamburger made from cow stem cells at a public tasting in London on Monday…