Tyson Foods says it is looking into allegations made by the animal rights organization about the company's slaughter practices at plants in Georgia and Tennessee.
Opposition argues sale threatens to put Canada in breach of the 1997 international landmines treaty and could make Canadian technology a contributor to an arms race in space.
Russia imported $281 million in American farm machinery products through June 2007, a 112 percent increase from the previous year.
Federal Reserve's snapshot of business conditions showed a national economy losing momentum heading into the new year and a future riddled with uncertainty.
Chairman and Chief Executive Rick Wagoner said a good chunk of the reduction will come from the new contract agreement reached last year with the United Auto Workers.
More than $9 billion in investments helped the nation's wind-generation capacity grow by 45 percent last year, the American Wind Energy Association reports.
Auto parts supplier says 81 percent of about 4,000 eligible creditors who voted on the plan have endorsed it.
Trade gap with China ballooned by 25 percent in the first 10 months of 2007 from the year-earlier period, making China Europe's biggest source of imported goods.
The general activity index for the region was at -20.9, its lowest since October 2001, with little optimism from executives about the months ahead.
Claims for unemployment benefits totaled 301,000, down 21,000 from the previous week.
Report from the Manufacturers Alliance/MAPI suggests that exports and multinational interests are helping companies weather the U.S. economic storm.
U.S. growth rate beat predictions, countering recent forecasts that spending growth in the broader U.S. technology sector would slow this year.
World's largest steelmaker will shed jobs from a loss-making plant in eastern France that makes wire rod.
Health officials are investigating illnesses reported by several workers at a pig slaughterhouse in Indiana and those seen recently in workers at a Minnesota pork plant.
About 2,500 personnel walked out at Stora Enso plants in Finland to protest layoffs and mill closures, union officials said.
LEDC will build a 150,000 square foot manufacturing facility in London, Ont., creating at least 200 jobs.
Manufacturing exports will grow by at least 5 percent, according to a group that represents the majority of the country's manufacture-for-export plants.
World's leading maker of breakfast cereals bought the United Bakers Group, a leading Russian maker of crackers, biscuits and breakfast cereals for an undisclosed price.
Finance Minister says Ford of Canada won't get direct financial help to reopen the engine plant because the government doesn't believe in targeted subsidies to specific firms.
Japan may introduce subsidies and tax breaks for buyers of passenger cars equipped with clean diesel engines as early as in fiscal 2009 in an attempt to cut greenhouse gas emissions.