Li Changjiang stepped down in the wake of a scandal over tainted formula that sickened nearly 53,000 infants, highlighting a breakdown in food safety a year after a major overhaul.
Swedish maker of air bags and other auto parts, plans to close its northeastern Indiana plant by the end of 2009, costing 380 workers their jobs.
Prime Minister said dairy cooperative Fonterra, which owns 43 percent of the company at the center of China's tainted infant formula scandal, was too slow to speak out about the problem.
Elaborately crafted photographic film, extolled for its sharpness, vivid colors and archival durability could soon become extinct as sales compete with the digital age.
Muslim leaders say they want to compromise with a JBS Swift & Co. meatpacking plant, but they still demand a break for prayer.
About 1,400 workers at the Denison Farmland pork plant voted by more than 92 percent on Sunday to reject a contract offer from the company.
Sturm Ruger & Co. factory in Newport is cleaning up after a fire overnight in an area where gun parts are treated with heat.
SanDisk, four record labels, Best Buy and Wal-Mart are hoping that albums sold on microSD memory cards will provide an additional stream of sales.
Officials with Nebraska Turkey Growers Cooperative in Gibbon, Neb., cite increasing costs, primarily feed and fuel, for a decision to shut down the plant.
French pharmaceutical giant agreed to raise its offer for the Czech generic drug maker 9.5 percent to $2.6 billion after Zentiva rejected a previous bid.
Automaker closes its Doraville assembly plant on Friday, idling some 1,000 workers --down from 3,100 a few years ago.
Automotive parts maker effectively ended months of jockeying between the two rival companies, creating one of the world's largest autoparts makers.
Moving on multiple fronts to stem the financial crisis, government acts to protect money market mutual funds against losses and banned short-selling of company stocks.
According to a survey by the National Association of Manufacturers, small manufacturers expect increases in sales, exports and employment this year.
New chief executive officer of the kosher meatpacker targeted in an immigration raid and accused of child-labor violations, said his company will make fundamental changes.
Henry Z. Steinway, the great-grandson of the founder of the legendary piano-making company, and the last of his family to run the business before it was sold, is dead at 93.
Coca-Cola's image was ranked the most valuable brand overall for the eighth year in a row by brand consultancy Interbrand.
Connecticut Department of Health and Pratt & Whitney began the study in 2002 after complaints from families of workers who had died from a form of brain cancer.
Worldwide shortage of hops has small brewers worried they might not find enough hops to produce their standard beers, let alone experiment with new ones.
Brushing aside speculation that manufacturing and engineering difficulties had again put the project behind schedule, Airbus CEO pledged Friday to meet target of 12 aircraft this year.