The poor quality of the mainland's air has seldom been out of the headlines in recent weeks. But according to Elizabeth Economy, its water supply is equally problematic.
Horsemeat containing a drug potentially harmful to humans has probably entered the food chain, says France, as Italy becomes the latest country to be drawn into the contaminated meat scandal.
Britain’s House of Commons on Tuesday withdrew four beef products from its canteen menus as tests were carried out for traces of horsemeat, a spokesman said.
Food safety standards are such that we think twice about buying produce from mainland China but do not hesitate to purchase what comes from Europe.
Located in a snow-covered field in the remote northeastern village of Roma where residents still use horse-drawn carts, the unassuming Doly-Com abattoir has found itself in the eye of the storm...
An equine drug that can harm humans has been found in horse carcasses exported from Britain to France and may have entered the human food chain, British agriculture minister David Heath said on...
One intriguing aspect of watching Europe tear itself apart over the horsemeat for beef scandal is the different reactions of various parts of society.
European farming ministers and the European commissioner for health were due to meet in Brussels on Wednesday amid growing anger and recriminations over mislabelled meat products.