Beverage manufacturing

March 29, 2018 - 5:59 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Los Angeles judge has ruled that California law requires coffee companies to carry an ominous cancer warning label because of a chemical produced in the roasting process. Superior Court Judge Elihu Berle wrote in a proposed ruling Wednesday that Starbucks and other coffee...
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March 29, 2018 - 5:28 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Los Angeles judge has ruled that California law requires coffee companies to carry a cancer warning label. Superior Court Judge Elihu Berle said in a proposed decision Wednesday that Starbucks and other coffee companies failed to show the threat from a chemical compound...
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March 29, 2018 - 5:27 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Los Angeles judge has ruled that California law requires coffee companies to carry a cancer warning label. Superior Court Judge Elihu Berle said in a proposed decision Wednesday that Starbucks and other coffee companies failed to show the threat from a chemical compound...
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President Donald Trump, center, speaks in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington, Thursday, March 8, 2018, before signing two proclamations, one on steel imports and one on aluminum imports. Standing with Trump are workers, left, Vice President Mike Pence, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
March 09, 2018 - 4:12 am
Trading partners and industries warned Friday that the Trump administration's decision to impose tariffs on aluminum and steel imports could backfire, provoking a trade war without resolving the problems they're intended to address. President Donald Trump said the tariffs, due to take effect in 15...
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March 01, 2018 - 6:12 am
BUCKSPORT, Maine (AP) — Two Maine friars say they are closing down their iconic bakery to open up a brewery. The Bangor Daily News reports Friar's Bakehouse in Bangor will close Friday after more than 18 years. Franciscan Brothers Donald Paul and Kenneth Leo say they plan to open their new venture...
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February 20, 2018 - 1:55 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Wine makers, residents and local officials are urging New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's administration to reject calls for a massive trash incinerator in the Finger Lakes region. Several members of a coalition gathered Tuesday in Albany to call on the Democratic governor to come out...
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This April 24, 2017, photo shows a Coca-Cola delivery van in downtown Pittsburgh. Coca-Cola reports financial results Friday, Feb. 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic, File)
February 16, 2018 - 10:11 am
ATLANTA (AP) — Coca-Cola swung to a fourth-quarter loss after being hit with a $3.6 billion tax charged tied to a sweeping overhaul of the nation's tax laws. Revenues also plunged as the world's largest drink maker sells off its bottling operations. Industry analysts have anticipated both as the...
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February 15, 2018 - 2:40 am
GENEVA (AP) — Swiss food and beverage giant Nestle says it's ending its agreement with the well-heeled Bettencourt family of France over the L'Oreal cosmetics empire and is exploring options for its Gerber Life Insurance business. The announcement came as the Vevey, Switzerland-based company...
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Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., left, leans in to speak to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., before his speech at the McConnell Center's Distinguished Speaker Series Monday, Feb. 12, 2018, in Louisville, Ky. (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley)
February 12, 2018 - 11:40 am
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Senatorial courtesy was in full display when the Senate's top two leaders — Mitch McConnell and Chuck Schumer — shared the same stage in McConnell's hometown in Kentucky. Schumer — the Senate's top Democrat — presented his Republican counterpart with a bottle of Brooklyn-made...
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Robot barista named "Sawyer" makes a coffee at Henn-na Cafe, Japanese meaning "Strange Cafe"in Tokyo, Friday, Feb. 2, 2018. The cafe's robot barista brews and serves coffee as the rapidly aging country seeks to adapt to shrinking workforce. The arm robot "Sawyer" debuted this week in Tokyo‘s downtown business and shopping district of Shibuya. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)
February 03, 2018 - 7:17 am
OWNER RECEIVES LETTER GRANTING DOG UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS SAUGATUCK, Mich. (AP) — Michael Ryder had been approved for $360 every week in Michigan unemployment benefits — until the state learned he'd been dogging it at the Detroit-area restaurant chain where he supposedly worked. Ryder is a German...
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