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10 Dishes That'll Change Your Opinion About Reusable Dinnerware

The Huffington Post | Samantha Toscano | Posted 06.07.2014 | HuffPost Home

Obviously, warmer weather means it's time to move the party outside. While few of us would bring our best dishes and glasses out to the patio, not eve...

Clues To Why Most Survived China Melamine Scandal

AP | LAURAN NEERGAARD | Posted 04.15.2013 | Healthy Living

WASHINGTON — Scientists wondering why some children and not others survived one of China's worst food safety scandals have uncovered a suspect: ...

Is It Safe To Drink Soup Out Of Melamine Bowls?

Reuters | Posted 03.25.2013 | Healthy Living

Jan 23 (Reuters) - Melamine, a chemical that sickened and killed babies in China when it tainted baby formula, can also leach off tableware and into...

China Eases Censorship On Food Safety Muckraking

AP | By ALEXA OLESEN | Posted 07.16.2011 | Food

BEIJING -- Toxic bean sprouts, filthy cooking oil, drug-tainted pork: The relentless headlines in Chinese media have churned up queasy feelings for mo...

Zhao Lianhai, 'Toxic Milk' Protest Father, Freed In China: Report

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Mystery over the whereabouts of a grieving Chinese father believed to have been freed from jail after protesting 2008's tainted milk scandal continues...

PHOTOS: 7 Toxic Chemicals In Your Seafood That You Don't Know About

Huffington Post | Barbara Fenig | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Since the smell test doesn't really cut it, we decided to investigate the chemicals in seafood that you might not know about. We all know that mercur...

Chinese Corruption Is Hazardous to Your Health

Joe Amon | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Joe Amon

Before the Chinese government embarks on ambitious health-care reform, it needs to address basic priorities. Chinese officials must understand that their job is to protect health, not profits.

China Executes 2 People Over Tainted Milk Scandal

AP | CHRISTOPHER BODEEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BEIJING — China executed a dairy farmer and a milk salesman Tuesday for their roles in the sale of contaminated baby formula – severe puni...

The Safety of Imported Food?

Tony Corbo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Tony Corbo

Of the 9.5 million shipments of imported food items that will arrive at our ports-of-entry this fiscal year, FDA inspectors will physically examine only 1.53% of them.

The Food & Drug Administration: Broken, Now Break It Up!

Andrew Kimbrell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Andrew Kimbrell

The FDA seems to have never heard of the precautionary principle and, in service to the interests of a few chemical companies like Monsanto, put the entire eating public at risk.

Chutzpah and cheaters partner to keep American tire workers unemployed

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Leo W. Gerard

A group of tire importers that should be competitors banded together recently to ally themselves with China in a trade case. Doesn't sound like th...

China Milk Scandal: First Court Agrees To Hear Case

AP | CHRISTOPHER BODEEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BEIJING — A northern Chinese court has accepted a compensation suit against the dairy at the heart of the tainted milk scandal that sickened nea...

Parents! Mercury Contamination Found in High Fructose Corn Syrup

Christopher Gavigan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Christopher Gavigan

A study by the Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy detected mercury in nearly one-third of 55 popular brand-name food and beverage products where HFCS is the present.

In the Dangerous Kitchen

Jeremy Haft | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jeremy Haft

America is in dire peril when it comes to our food and drug supply. We're connected in one long chain with China, yet neither of us can effectively police quality.

China Milk Scandal: 2 Get Death Penalty For Their Role

AP | ANITA CHANG | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

SHIJIAZHUANG, China — A Chinese court sentenced two men to death and a dairy boss to life in prison for their roles in producing and selling inf...

Chinese Melamine Trial: Dairy Boss Pleads Guilty, May Face Death Penalty

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BEIJING (Reuters) - The chairwoman of a Chinese dairy company went on trial on Wednesday over a tainted milk scandal that has killed at least six chil...

China's Milk Scandal: 6 Stand Trial For Contamination

Xinhua | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

SHIJIAZHUANG, Dec. 26 (Xinhua) -- Six people involved in China's melamine adulteration milk scandal went on trial on Friday in four courts in northern...

Melamine is Mean Stuff

Zem Joaquin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Zem Joaquin

Melamine, when consumed, can cause problems in the kidneys and bladder, and at least four children in China have died, and more than 50,000 have become sick with kidney problems.

What's for Dinner? Lead and Antifreeze -- Yum!

Christopher Gavigan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Christopher Gavigan

Over the past couple of months, melamine has been heavy in the headlines... dairy products manufactured in China were intentionally contaminated with the chemical.

Fixing China's Health Problems

Jaeah J. Lee | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jaeah J. Lee

In one health crisis after another, Beijing has simply fired officials, issued new quality standards, and promised to get it right next time. Meanwhile, the scandals have only continued.

FDA Sets Melamine Standard For Baby Formula

AP | JOAN LOWY and JUSTIN PRITCHARD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Two months ago, federal food regulators said they were unable to set a safety threshold for the industrial chemical melamine in bab...

Tainted Chinese Milk Spreads To Edible British Sex Toys

The Sun | ANDREA HAMMETT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

CHAMPAGNE, check, strawberries, check, chocolate-flavoured willy spread - erm, come again. The novelty food product may spice up your bedroom antics,...

Why Chinese Babies are Dying

Jeremy Haft | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Jeremy Haft

We blame bad regs for China's melamine myopia. This isn't the problem. China lags centuries behind the West when it comes to corporate governance.