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Beijing Says Food Safe for Olympic Athletes, Tourists

...r Chinese food exports has been building for weeks amid reports of toxic produce endangering lives in the United States and other countries. China's own food inspectors announced last week that a six-month crackdown had uncovered industrial oils, acid, cancer-causing chemicals and other dangerous ingred...

Smashing Times for Stressed Spaniards

...with, letting on only that he felt "very stressed" amid issues such as "hair loss and stomach upsets," as well as a so far fruitless job search. But once he got hold of the hammer there was no stopping him and soon he had virtually destroyed the room, its bathroom and the television and cupboards for go...

In China, Online Gamers Raking in the Cash

... roundly endorsed this new source of job creation, amid concerns that teenagers are spending far too much time on the Internet and becoming addicted to such games. The government imposed a rule in April requiring all games operating in China to install a so-called "indulgence prevention" programme. Th...

Nutrition Education Has Proved to Be Futile

...ted fruits or vegetables. The study results come amid reports that the government will fork out over a billion dollars this year to help insure that Americans eat properly. One would just have to take a look at the figures associated with the American population and associated obesity rates. More than 6...

Furore Over Spa Planned on Active Philippines Volcano

...environment and natural resources department said, amid protests from Talisay residents, that the building of viewing decks, an elevator and an access road did not necessarily violate the law on protected areas. The protesters fear the project would displace some residents and damage their farms and fis...

Milk and Dairy Products Protect Against metabolic Syndrome

...on has plummeted in the UK over the past 25 years, amid concerns about its impact on health, say the authors. But dairy produce is part of a healthy diet and its consumption should be promoted, they conclude....

Envisat Captured Breath of Volcano

...at, causing more than 8000 people to be evacuated amid fears of an imminent eruption, according to officials. Officials raised the alert to the highest level on Tuesday after the volcano, located in the eastern province of North Maluku, started spitting out flaming material, indicating magma was approa...

Targeted Food Tax to Improve Health

...on has plummeted in the UK over the past 25 years, amid concerns about its impact on health, say the authors. But dairy produce is part of a healthy diet and its consumption should be promoted, they conclude....

China Launches Food Safety Checks in Run-up to Olympics

...ianjin and Shanghai, Xinhua said. The move comes amid rising international concern about the quality of goods that China exports. Health scares have swirled around a range of Chinese-made exports, from toxic toothpaste ingredients to faulty tyres, pet food and toxic seafood. China Thursday announced...

China Declares War on Unsafe Foods for Soldiers

...cently taken steps to improve safety for civilians amid regular reports of fake, shoddy or dangerous goods emanating from the nation's huge food and drug industry. Buns filled with cardboard, toxic seafood, virus-plagued pigs and chemical-laden toothpaste are just some of the problems to have hit the he...

No Progress in France on 'skinny Model' Charter

...ing-group set up by the Health Ministry in January amid mounting world concern over the link between anorexia and showcasing skinny models. But talks to fine-tune an ethics "charter on body image" drafted in May have been suspended, with no date set for a new meeting and no deadline set for the charter,...

Rats Back on the Menu in Southern China

...anned the sale of many wild animals including rats amid fear that the deadly disease could be contracted from contaminated meat. Although the scientific community is not in agreement over whether certain animals can spread the disease, vendors in China are no longer allowed to sell wild animals. After...

Drink Milk for a Healthy Heart

...k consumption has plummeted over the last 25 years amid concerns about the effect its high saturated fat content may have on health and the heart. But growing evidence suggests this idea is false. "We are reviewing worldwide studies on the link between dairy (product) consumption and effects on vascular ...

China Toothpaste Maker Pulls Suspect Ingredient

...o Chinese toothpaste. The safety fears have come amid a US government probe into the deaths of thousands of dogs and cats, believed to have eaten contaminated pet food imported from China....

Lead Scare Causes Thomas to Derail

...ban on lead paint domestically. The recall comes amid a series of health outrage regarding imports from china in the form of food, drugs and other products which were found to contaminated. Thousands of animals in the United States were poisoned from pet food additives made in China, one of a series of ...

Breathalyzer Tests for Cops Involved in Shootings

...assigned to study the NYPD's undercover operations amid community outrage over the killing of Sean Bell. Other steps include more stringent psychological screenings for undercover candidates, improving scenario-based training with the help of professional actors, and installing lights and sirens in unmark...

China to Overhaul Food Safety Rules

...mised Wednesday to overhaul its food safety rules, amid rising concerns abroad over the risks of consuming its produce . "The top priority for building a food safety standards system is to revise as soon as possible the rules for farm produce and processed food," said the director of the General Adminis...

Pubs Propose to Sell Nicotine Gum Patches

...ey use patches, gums and inhalers. The move comes amid a changing regulatory climate. The Medicines and Healthcare Regulatory Agency, the Government safety watchdog, has relaxed restrictions on dozens of products. And it plans to allow even more patches and gums to go on general sale, opening the door to...

US to Detain Seafood Imports from China

...ood safety laws, said recently. The actions come amid growing protests over the massive US trade deficit with China, which stood at 19.3 billion dollars in April and 232.5 billion in 2006. Thursday's broad import control was imposed after regulators repeatedly found seafood shipments contaminated with...

Australian Grape Glut Dries Up as Drought Bites

... advantage of heavier rainfall and cooler climate amid the threat of climate change. Jarrett said there were many unknowns when it came to the impact of global warming on the region which only began seriously producing wine in the late 1980s. "But what we do know is that by 2030-2050 we will be six d...

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