Federal court officers have recommended a sentence of life in prison for a peanut company executive convicted of selling salmonella-tainted food, a move that attorneys on both sides called "unprecedented" for a food-poisoning case.
A novel alcoholic beverage created by a small Midwestern brewer two years ago could represent the leading edge of a big new trend in the industry.
Big profits from trucks and SUVs helped General Motors overcome a sales slowdown in China, economic problems in Venezuela and payments to ignition switch crash victims.
The Department of Defense has picked Rochester as the location for a sought-after manufacturing hub focused on the field of integrated photonics, U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer said Wednesday, ahead of an official announcement.
A large warehouse fire fueled by plastics, autos and household goods sent plumes of black smoke into the air Wednesday that were visible from space.
A Lithuania-based company plans to spend $265 million to reopen an idle biofuels refinery in Grant Parish as an ammonia manufacturing plant.
A trio of environmental groups filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency over a lack of regulations for chemicals released by industrial facilities.
The U.S. Postal Service could be able to ship beer, wine and liquor for the first time in more than a century under the provisions of a forthcoming bill in Congress.
Sony on Wednesday announced plans to enter the rapidly expanding market for drones.
A year after Ikea chests tipped over and fatally injured two boys, the Swedish furniture giant and safety regulators say consumers should keep the furniture away from children unless the products are mounted to a wall.
The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment aid plunged last week to the lowest level in nearly 42 years, evidence that employers are holding onto their staffs and likely hiring at a steady pace
CSX is continuing to closely monitor the environmental impact of a fiery oil-train derailment in southern West Virginia, a spokeswoman said Tuesday.
Reports in the Journal of Industrial Ecology suggest that modest changes in almond production in California could further reduce the industry's already-low carbon emissions levels.
Nestlé celebrated the grand opening of its new Nestlé Research & Development Center in Solon, Ohio, and marked the completion of a $50 million, two-year project to establish this global center dedicated to transforming the way the world enjoys frozen and chilled foods.
Researchers from Stockholm University developed chemical structures that are uniquely capable of removing carbon dioxide from gas mixtures.
Hundreds of food industry groups called on lawmakers Tuesday to pass legislation that would pre-empt states’ GMO labeling requirements.
Coca-Cola said its profit rose in its second quarter as it raised prices, cut costs and benefited from a gain related to its purchase of a stake in energy drink maker Monster Beverage.
MillerCoors' new marketing chief plans a more consistent messaging approach in an effort to simultaneously grow two of the company's flagship beers.
Apple's long-rumored electric car project could be quickly moving toward the development stage following the hires of top auto industry veterans.
European regulators last week approved Cargill's acquisition of Archer Daniels Midland's chocolate business provided Cargill sells off a German ADM chocolate plant.