Baby's Dream Inc. is recalling about 4,600 cribs and assorted pieces of furniture because they contain excessive levels of lead paint, which can cause nervous system damage and delayed development if ingested.
Lumber Liquidators has suspended the sale of all laminate flooring made in China a week after disclosing that the Justice Department is seeking criminal charges against the specialty retailer in an investigation over imported products.
Texas moved to ban its own cities from imposing prohibitions on hydraulic fracturing and other potentially environmentally harmful oil and natural gas drilling activities within their boundaries.
Federal officials reported that country-of-origin-labeling requirements cost the agricultural sector billions without any measurable benefit to consumers.
The U.S. government is reopening an investigation into Jeep and Dodge sun visors after reports that some caught fire even after a recall repair.
Federal regulators are reportedly set to ease testing requirements as part of long-awaited restrictions on formeldahyde.
Employees at an Alabama auto parts plant signed a petition calling for the departure of the United Auto Workers, the latest episode in a contentious union organizing fight.
U.S. safety regulators have rejected a Rhode Island man's request for an investigation into low-speed unintended acceleration problems with Toyota Corolla compact cars.
Democratic lawmakers will again seek an increase in the nation's minimum wage for the first time since 2009.
A bipartisan group of senators this week introduced legislation targeting so-called "patent trolls."
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency says flares at refineries and chemical plants emit far more pollution than regulators previously indicated.
State auditors faulted the South Carolina Commerce Department for setting up a nonprofit organization with the South Carolina Coastal Conservation League to disperse $5 million to offset the destruction of wetlands at what is now Boeing's manufacturing site near Charleston.
California would aggressively reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 2030 under an ambitious plan announced Wednesday by Gov. Jerry Brown.
Lumber Liquidators said Wednesday that the Justice Department is seeking criminal charges against the Virginia-based company over its imported laminate flooring.
Applied Materials has called off its $9.4 billion acquisition of Tokyo Electron Ltd. after hitting a regulatory roadblock.
Bumble Bee Foods and two managers were charged by Los Angeles prosecutors Monday with violating safety regulations in the death of a worker who was cooked in an industrial oven with tons of tuna.
Frustrated that cars recalled for serious safety defects aren't getting fixed quickly enough, the nation's auto safety chief will host a gathering of automakers Tuesday to search for solutions.
Hazard communication was OSHA’s second most violated standard of 2014, and is routinely in the top five. Facilities continue to fall behind the curve, potentially facing thousands in fines and jeopardizing the safety of their workforce, or show “good faith efforts,” effectively sidestepping citations.
Issues surrounding General Motors Co.'s recall of 36 million vehicles worldwide last year for safety issues continue to haunt the company. Here are by-the-numbers details of the recall problems.
The National Association of Manufacturers released a new study that states the ozone regulation under consideration by the EPA will be the most expensive regulation of all time.
The Texas House late last week approved legislation that would pre-empt local government restrictions on hydraulic fracturing.
The American Chamber of Commerce in China called Tuesday for more government transparency and fairness as the confidence of U.S. companies in the country's investment climate deteriorates.
BMW is recalling 91,800 Mini Coopers to fix a defect that may prevent the air bag on the front passenger side of the cars from deploying in a crash.
President Barack Obama on Friday defended his pursuit of a sweeping trade pact as good for American workers in a global economy, dismissing fierce opposition from his own party as a "ratification of the status quo."
A Selma-based Hyundai supplier is disputing allegations that it fired a whistleblower in a federal safety investigation.