While the reasons for food recalls can vary, one thing is for certain: traceability throughout the supply chain continues to be extremely important.
University researchers in Italy said candy producers should set recommended limits on daily consumption of licorice after a local boy developed seizures.
The details of Hungary's deal with Russia to expand its only nuclear power plant will remain secret for 30 years, after new legislation was approved Tuesday.
The measure would require manufacturers to phase out the use of chemicals considered harmful, such as benzene, mercury, cadmium and cobalt.
Ohio is suing oil and gas company BP for more than $33 million, alleging it double dipped by taking state funds and money from insurers to clean up accidental leaks from underground storage tanks at hundreds of its gas stations around the state.
The Philippine government has ordered the suspension of all exploration at an offshore oil and gas field because of an ongoing territorial dispute with China, a Filipino-British company said.
Virginia American Water has shut down a treatment plant serving about 9,400 customers following a fuel spill in the Appomattox River.
According to local media, a “move is afoot” among some New York residents to secede from the state and join Pennsylvania, where the controversial method of extracting oil and natural gas has bolstered the local economy.
Mexican authorities have fined a mining company about $1.5 million for an Aug. 7 spill of copper sulfate and heavy metals that contaminated two rivers in northern Mexico.
A recently published study by university researchers links common food additives to gastrointestinal problems and obesity in mice.
The European Union is giving member states the power to ban the cultivation of genetically-modified crops even if they have been approved by the bloc's food safety authority.
U.S. factories expanded last month at their weakest pace in a year, with orders, hiring and production all growing more slowly.
Gov. Tom Wolf, who ran last year with the backing of environmental groups, will soon be giving a first glimpse at how his administration will approach the powerful Marcellus Shale natural gas industry.
Food scientists reported that oat-based breakfast cereals were more likely than other cereals to contain elevated levels of ochratoxin A, a common mold-related toxin linked to kidney cancer in animal studies.
The MAPI Foundation's latest quarterly economic forecast predicted the cost per barrel of imported crude oil to average less than $50 this year, down dramatically compared to the $80 per barrel forecast in the group's November report.