April 30, 2007 |
U.S. health officials will test more food additives for melamine, a substance found in pet food linked to the deaths of at least 16 cats and dogs. Tests will be expanded to imports of six food additives, including soy protein, rice bran and corn gluten, Stephen Sundlof, director of the Center for Veterinary Medicine at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, said in a news conference. The FDA is already testing wheat gluten and rice protein for the substance.
April 7, 2007 |
Del Monte Foods Co. on Friday broadened its recall of dog treats that may have been tainted with contaminated wheat gluten from China. Del Monte widened the range of Jerky Treats and Ol' Roy and Happy Tails Beef Flavor treats covered by a recall first announced March 31. The latest recall, which also includes some private-label snacks, adds packages with different expiration dates, Del Monte said.
June 10, 1994 |
President Cesar Gaviria declared a state of emergency Thursday in the remote mountain valley devastated by an earthquake and avalanche after government officials said the tragedy had claimed up to 1,000 lives. Government officials appealed for donations of clothes, blankets and kitchen utensils to help thousands of refugees who lost their homes and farms in Monday's disaster in the poor and mainly Indian Paez River valley, about 180 miles southwest of Bogota.
October 27, 1987 |
Judging by the new songs the Dream Syndicate previewed at the Music Machine last weekend, it sounds as if leader Steve Wynn has been listening to a lot of country music. Material like "The Side I'll Never Show" and "Loving the Sinner, Hating the Sin" tap the direct, personal power found in the best country songs.
July 19, 1992 |
Vincon, Barcelona's most influential and accessible interior design emporium, began in 1929 when Enrique Levi, Hugo Vincon and Jacinto Amat set up shop to import and wholesale German porcelain. For decades, business was up and down. But by 1967, Spain had opened itself to the rest of Europe just enough to create a small demand for contemporary housewares from Italy, Scandinavia and elsewhere.
August 11, 2008 |
Restaurants are an example of the ripple effect business spending can create. Opening a typical 6,000-square-foot casual dining restaurant like a Chili's or Olive Garden can cost as much as $2.5 million, said Ray Villaman, a longtime restaurant executive and investor whose Truckee, Calif.-based Tahoe Restaurant Group owns four eateries. That price tag includes $1.