Stories tagged: Consumer products and services
Mon., Sept. 3, 2012, 2 p.m.
Study questions how much better organic food is
WASHINGTON (AP) — Patient after patient asked: Is eating organic food, which costs more, really better for me? Unsure, Stanford University doctors dug through reams of research to find out …
Fri., Aug. 31, 2012, 2:22 p.m.
APNewsBreak: Sick cows not slaughtered for food
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Federal investigators probing a slaughterhouse after an undercover video showed inhumane treatment of cows said Friday that there is no evidence that sick animals entered the …
Wed., Aug. 29, 2012, 7:13 p.m.
Kim Kardashian and Old Navy settle lawsuit over ad
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kim Kardashian has settled a lawsuit against Old Navy claiming the clothing retailer violated her publicity rights by using a lookalike in an ad. Kardashian sued …
Wed., Aug. 29, 2012, 3:01 p.m.
Julia Child foundation, oven-maker in legal battle
BOSTON (AP) — A foundation set up by Julia Child is locked in a legal battle with the manufacturer of Thermador ovens for touting the late chef’s use of the …
Tue., Aug. 28, 2012, 6:05 p.m.
Human organs found in Florida storage locker
PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) — A former medical examiner crudely preserved human brains, hearts and lungs in soda cups and plastic food containers found inside a storage unit in Florida, authorities …
Mon., Aug. 27, 2012, 7:02 a.m.
Burger boom as fast food finds fans in Baghdad
BAGHDAD (AP) — Baghdad’s embattled residents can finally get their milkshakes, chili-cheese dogs and buckets of crispy fried chicken. Original recipe or extra spicy, of course. A wave of new …
Fri., Aug. 24, 2012, 5:42 p.m.
Court upholds block on graphic cigarette warnings
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A federal appeals court on Friday upheld a decision barring the federal government from requiring tobacco companies to put large graphic health warnings on cigarette packages …
Fri., Aug. 24, 2012, 4:40 p.m.
Mexico scrambles to cope with egg shortage
MEXICO CITY (AP) — The Mexican government is battling an egg shortage and hoarding that have caused prices to spike in a country with the highest per-capita egg consumption on …
Wed., Aug. 22, 2012, 7:04 p.m.
AP Newsbreak: USDA bought meat from slaughterhouse
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — A California slaughterhouse under federal investigation for cruelty and possible health issues sold 21 million pounds of beef to the federal government in 2011 for use …