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BEIJING (AP) -- Authorities are investigating rice mills in southern China following tests that found almost half of the staple grain in one of the country's largest cities was contaminated with a toxic metal.
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) -- Do your kids love chocolate milk? It may have more calories on average than you thought.
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A surprising new report questions efforts to get Americans to sharply cut back on salt, saying getting to super-low levels may not be worth the struggle.
ROME (AP) -- The latest weapon in the U.N.'s fight against hunger, global warming and pollution might be flying by you right now.
LAS VEGAS (AP) -- A new report shows 200 people who dined at one of Las Vegas' most popular restaurants about a block off the Strip have reported food poisoning symptoms, making it the largest outbreak southern Nevada health officials have seen in at least a decade.
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A Food and Drug Administration investigation into the safety of caffeine-added foods has prompted Wrigley to take its new caffeinated gum off the market for the time being.
(Associated Press) -- Eating fish is good for your heart but taking fish oil capsules does not help people at high risk of heart problems who are already taking medicines to prevent them, a large study in Italy found.
(Associated Press) -- New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, a Republican who is seen as a possible presidential candidate for 2016, said Tuesday that he underwent a procedure in February to have a band implanted around his stomach in February in an effort to lose weight.
BEIJING (AP) -- Chinese police have broken up a criminal ring accused of taking meat from rats and foxes and selling it as lamb in the country's latest food safety scandal.
BEIJING (AP) -- China's top court has issued guidelines calling for harsher punishment for making and selling unsafe food products in the latest response to tainted food scandals that have angered the public.
NEW YORK (AP) -- Parents are reporting more skin and food allergies in their children, a big government survey found.
NEW YORK (AP) -- A New York City elementary school has adopted an all-vegetarian menu, serving kids tofu wraps and veggie chili.
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Looking for a new way to get that jolt of caffeine energy? Food companies are betting snacks like potato chips, jelly beans and gum with a caffeinated kick could be just the answer.
(Associated Press) -- The Food and Drug Administration said Monday that it was investigating foods that have added caffeine after Wrigley introduced a new caffeinated gum this week. A few products that have added caffeine:
BRUSSELS (AP) -- The European Union plans to restrict the use of three pesticides to better protect dwindling bee populations.
WASHINGTON (AP) -- An analysis of more than 33,000 cases of foodborne illness shows that ground beef and chicken have caused more hospitalizations than other meats.
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