Articles from November, 2010

New Survey Finds Vast Majority of Retail CMOs Cite Flat Holiday Advertising and Marketing Budgets: S

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UK: Retired Major General Peter Gilchrist joins the board of Ricardo in non-executive role

Peter Gilchrist is a leading military figure whose career spanning almost four decades in the British Army has involved him in some of the most senior positions in operations as well as in defence diplomacy, strategic management and procurement. Until his formal retirement from the service in 2009 he…

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WASHINGTON | Months after her 2-year-old son died from eating a fast food hamburger tainted with E. coli in January 1993, Diana Nole of Gig Harbor, Wash., went to Capitol Hill and asked Congress to overhaul the nation's food-safety laws.

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Will a Newly Hatched Federal Food Bill Make Eating Safer? Some Farmers Aren’t So Sure

FULL TEXT AGRICULTURE Vermont farmers are divided over a food-safety bill voted out of the Senate Tuesday morning that expands the federal Food and Drug Administration's power to regulate food producers. Some see the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act as a necessary step toward protecting consumers from…

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OUT 100 16TH ANNUAL

FULL TEXT (ProQuest: ... denotes obscured text omitted.) IN A YEAR MARKED AS MUCH BY BATTLES lost as won, it seemed appropriate to theme this year's Out 100 on events that weren't obvious celebrations of our community when they ocurred, but were pivotal to the evolution of the LGBT cause. Three such…

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Food Marketing Institute establishes Center of Excellence for Food Safety and Protection.

The Food Marketing Institute (FMI) is pleased to announce action by the FMI Board of Directors for the establishment of The Center of Excellence for Food Safety and Protection. The Center will serve as a comprehensive resource for food safety and protection information, initiatives and programs to support…

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Time for a toy safety check

FULL TEXT TAHLEQUAH, Okla. - Christmas is around the corner and before Halloween was over many stores had their Christmas d?cor out. Regardless of when the preferred Christmas shopping time is, many people intend on getting that perfect toy for their little ones. So it's important to remember to check…

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Big 3 invest millions in Midwestern assembly plants; Assembly Lines

DETROIT--The Big 3 plan to invest almost $2 billion to upgrade their assembly plants in Illinois, Indiana and Michigan during the next three years.

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Spending bounces back: with the recession over, assemblers are readyto reinvest in their factories n

  By any measure, the fourth quarter of this year has been a banner time for manufacturers of transportation equipment.   General Motors Co. announced a $190 million investment in its Lansing (MI) Grand River Assembly Plant. The investment will create 600 jobs and result in the addition of a second…

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Day of Action Delivers In Canadian Auto Parts Plants

FULL TEXT The Canadian Auto Workers' Auto Parts Worker Day of Action October 27 promptly helped win contracts that staved off big concessions at three plants. Fifteen thousand CAW members came out for noon-hour rallies outside more than 100 worksites across Ontario. At one of the larger actions, at Magna…

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FUELCELL ENERGY TO SUPPLY 4.45 MEGAWATTS OF POWER FOR BIOGAS

FuelCell Energy, Inc. (Nasdaq:FCEL), Danbury Conn., a leading manufacturer of ultra-clean high efficiency power plants using renewable and other fuels for commercial, industrial, government, and utility clients, has announced the sale of 4.5 megawatts (MW) of power plants to BioFuels Fuel Cells, LLC,…

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FUELCELL PLANT BE INSTALLED AT WASTEWATER PLANT

FuelCell Energy, Inc. (Nasdaq:FCEL), Danbury, Conn., a leading manufacturer of ultra-clean high efficiency power plants using renewable and other fuels for commercial, industrial, government, and utility clients, has announced the sale of a 2.8 megawatt (MW) DFC3000 power plant to be installed at a wastewater…

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