Clorox is shutting down all operations in Venezuela, citing restrictions by the government, supply disruptions and economic uncertainty.
A citizens' panel that oversees safety issues at Millstone Power Station closely questioned representatives of the nuclear plant about whether three recent federal inspections signal a problem with the plant's operation.
St. Louis-based Nestle Purina PetCare Co. is expanding its lawsuit against Blue Buffalo Co. to include additional allegations of false advertising.
The government is rewriting sweeping new food safety rules after farmers complained that they could hurt business.
A legislative panel said that it wants more time to decide whether rules written by the Department of Natural Resources to govern hydraulic fracturing in Illinois can take effect.
The Department of Motor Vehicles in California has issued testing permits that allowed three companies to dispatch 29 computer-driven vehicles onto freeways and into neighborhoods — with a human behind the wheel in case the onboard computers make a bad decision.
The highest court in Massachusetts has thrown out a lawsuit aimed at blocking Tesla Motors from selling its electric cars directly to consumers.
The Tennessee Clean Water Network says it is prepared to sue a Kingsport ammunition plant over its continued pollution of local drinking water.
General Motors' compensation expert in cases involving faulty ignition switches has determined that 19 wrongful death claims are eligible for payments from the company.
U.S. safety regulators are investigating complaints that the doors won't latch properly on some Ford Fiesta subcompact cars.
Hewlett-Packard Co. pleaded guilty Thursday to felony charges that former employees bribed Russian government officials for a contract, and the company has been fined $58.7 million.
Toyota is recalling about 130,000 Tundra full-size pickup trucks because a plastic trim piece can interfere with the side air bags.
The attorney for one of three people charged in a deadly salmonella outbreak linked to a Georgia peanut plant says his client was a customer, not a co-conspirator who plotted to ship tainted food.
A judge is giving Big River Steel more time to respond to a federal lawsuit that seeks to stop the billion-dollar project from moving forward in northeast Arkansas.
Automakers or U.S. safety regulators often send out recall notices before parts are ready. Sometimes the companies or dealers offer free loaner cars, but most of the time they don't. That presents car owners with a difficult question: should they keep driving and hope the problem doesn't affect them, or rent a car until the dealer gets parts, which can take months or even a year?
Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew said Monday the Obama administration will decide "in the very near future" what actions it can take to make it less profitable for U.S. companies to shift their legal addresses to other countries.
Chevron has agreed to pay more than a quarter-million dollars for air-quality violations at its Richmond refinery.
BP shares slumped 5 percent after a judge ruled that the oil giant's reckless conduct led to the worst U.S. offshore oil spill, a decision that could cost BP an additional $17.6 billion.
A Maine company is recalling more than 25,000 pounds of beef dating to last November for failure to remove tissues that could potentially allow transmission of mad cow disease.
Though some aspects of the case against Buckyballs are unique, there are several lessons for manufacturers based on the Consumer Product Safety Commission's approach to its enforcement action against Buckyballs.
Starting Tuesday, lawyers for Detroit will attempt to convince a federal judge at the city's bankruptcy trial that its plans to wipe out the city's billions of dollars in debt should be approved.
Based on a survey, foreign companies in China feel increasingly targeted for unfair enforcement of anti-monopoly and other laws and might cut investment if conditions fail to improve.
A New Jersey company is recalling more than 8,300 pounds of chicken cutlets because of possible listeria contamination.
A stuffed toy company is suing CBS over a farting hippo puppet used in the crime drama 'NCIS.'
Being able to track a part, product or component through a manufacturing process can go a long way in preventing defects, recalls, product returns and combating counterfeit components.