The cult hit's online-only revival uses a novel sliding pay scale for the increasingly famous cast.
The owner of a peanut butter company and 3 other former employees face criminal charges in connection with the 2009 incident.
A federal grand jury has indicted Parnell (pictured), who owned the Peanut Corp. of America, along with his brother and two other former employees. The company is considered to be ground zero for a 2009 salmonella outbreak that killed nine people and made hundreds of others ill, according to The Associated Press.
The indictment charges the four employees with numerous offenses, including conspiracy, wire fraud and obstruction of justice. Parnell's company has gone bankrupt after several lawsuits from salmonella victims.
It's blaming a weak outlook on consumers cutting back. But then why are so many of its retailing rivals doing just fine?
When the U.S. economy started to tank, the Bentonville, Ark., company's low prices attracted cash-strapped consumers. But now, as the economy continues to rebound, consumers may be less worried about prices and more attuned to other aspects of their shopping experience such as customer service, which has never been a forte of Wal-Mart.
According to Wal-Mart, many people continue to struggle because of the rise in the payroll tax and delays in getting tax refunds from the IRS.
Consumers like crunchy cereal, but not when the extra texture is from harmful shards. The recall involves 36,000 boxes sold nationwide.
The finding of glass fragments has prompted Kellogg (K) to recall some Special K Red Berries cereal, a version of the classic cereal that includes "deliciously sweet strawberries." It's geared toward health-conscious consumers, who presumably wouldn't view cut lips as a health benefit.
The recall involves 36,000 boxes and three sizes of the product, which had been distributed across the U.S. to some grocery stores, Reuters reports. No injuries have been reported, the company said.
Kellogg didn't say how the glass was found or what caused the problem, but it's the second grocery-store product to encounter a recall due to glass this month alone.
The Academy Awards yield riches every year for the caterers, limousine drivers, hair stylists and many others who support the movie industry.
The Oscar trophies handed out at the upcoming Academy Awards cost about $400 each to produce and weigh 8.5 pounds. Their economic weight, however, has a huge impact all across Hollywood and its environs, benefiting a wide spectrum of businesses that serve the movie and entertainment industries.
Analysts say Oscar time injects tens of millions of dollars each year into local businesses and economies in LaLa Land -- some estimates run to $130 million -- pumping cash into everything from hotels to catering to transportation.
In Los Angeles ahead of the Oscars, bubbles Britain's Sky News, “hotel vacancies become non-existent despite massively escalated rates. Restaurants book up and caterers pour out case upon case of the good bubbly. Neither love nor money will hire a town car or limo this week if you didn't book months ago."
Cultural norms and environmental impact play big roles in what makes its way to our dinner plates -- and what we shun as taboo.
The nearly constant headlines about horse meat making its way into so many products in Europe sure are stirring a lot of controversy -- and passion. Giant multinational companies like Nestle (NSRGY), which makes the Buitoni ravioli and tortellini that were found to have horse meat, have landed in this uncomfortable spotlight.
These stories made me think about a visit I made to Iceland in 2009, which was where I first saw whale as a menu item and where I had my first bite of minke whale. I've never condoned or condemned whaling before, and this particular specimen had been killed well before I came upon it.
The agency says its new line of clothing and accessories puts it on the 'cutting edge of functional fashion.'
The beleaguered quasi-governmental agency has been able to stretch the limits of sartorial splendor through creative uses of blues and grays. Now, the USPS is branching out further into the world of fashion. As The Washington Post and other media outlets have noted, the service is launching a line of apparel and accessories next year under a licensing agreement with Wahconah Group.
The line is called “Rain Heat & Snow," named after those nasty elements that the USPS says won't "keep these couriers from the swift completion of their appointed rounds."
The USPS says in a press release that "the agreement will put the Postal Service on the cutting edge of functional fashion."
The company's new policy against firearms advertising applies only to local spots on national cable channels. Ads will linger on cable and newspapers.
The ban by Comcast only applies to commercial time sold by Comcast Spotlight, the advertising-sales division of Comcast Cable that sells local spots on national cable channels.
But advertisements on networks such as The Sportsman Channel, which feature programs about hunting and shooting, and Outdoor Channel, which The Sportsman Channel's corporate parent is in the process of buying, are not covered by the policy.
The company's PlayStation consoles and handhelds have led the video-game industry's recent slump, despite Twitter users' rosy recollections.
There's still a whole lot of time between now and June's Electronic Entertainment Expo in Los Angeles, which is why Sony (SNE) is uncorking its PlayStation 4 on Wednesday night and asking Twitter followers to get the hype machine cranking. Quite frankly, Sony could use the help.
According to video-game industry statistics site VGChartz, Sony's PlayStation 3 is likely so named because it's finishing its console's generation mired in third place worldwide. The 72.8 million consoles sold to date worldwide lags behind the 74.3 million Xbox 360 consoles Microsoft (MSFT) has sold (Microsoft owns and publishes moneyNOW, an MSN Money site) and is a shadow of the 99 million Nintendo Wii consoles sold since the mid-2000s. Sony's gaming division's revenue declined 15% year over year, and the division itself has been plagued with problems since its online PlayStation Network was breached and went offline for a bit in 2011.
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