Authorities say the victim's brother was also critically injured when they were overcome by fumes in the recycling plant where they worked.
"The cantaloupe center of the world" is suffering as consumers and grocery stores alike abandon the fruit over fears.
Michael Bromwich says the maximum civil penalty for a violation offshore should be "well into the six figures" per day, per incident.
All Pro Industrial will pay $40,000 for a variety of violations, including open hazardous waste containers and lack of permits.
Firefighters responded to a report of a water purifier explosion at a TI unit in Richardson, where the victim was impaled by some type of glass.
A Nevada jury agreed that three companies negligently distributed large vials of an anesthetic to Las Vegas clinics at the center of a 2008 hepatitis C outbreak.
Rowena Hillebert alleges that MagnaGro and its owner did nothing to prevent an accident that injured her and killed her brother.
"Pothead Lollipops" and other candies, made by Pennsylvania-based Kalan LP, won't get kids high, but anti-drug activists are fuming.
Japan, the largest foreign user of the U.S.-designed planes, said no jets will fly until the aging fleet's safety is confirmed.
Toyota's U.S. market share has slid from 17 percent to 11.5 percent last month, largely thanks to recalls over unintended acceleration.
A freight train loaded with ethanol crashed and exploded, forcing the 800 residents Tiskilwa, Ill. to flee to the local high school.
The employees were performing maintenance at Gilster-Mary Lee's southern Illinois plant when the explosion occurred.
Nordica USA to pay a civil penalty of $214,000 to settle allegations it knowingly failed to report immediately a safety defect and hazard with its skis.
Volkswagen is recalling 168,275 cars equipped with diesel engines because of a defect in the fuel injection system that could cause fuel leaks and fires.
With about 10 people losing a finger or mangling a hand in a table saw each day, the agency voted unanimously to make the tools safer.
State is investigating an explosion at a fertilizer distribution plant that left three hospitalized, including one critically, and caused an ammonia leak.
Experts from the International Atomic Energy Agency will help plan the massive cleanup of areas contaminated by a radiation-leaking nuclear power plant.
Fast-moving blaze overwhelmed a sprinkler system and consumed a fire truck, but no injuries were reported from the fire or resulting smoke.
California farm that issued a voluntary lettuce recall over listeria contamination concerns said its notice has gone out to 19 states and Canada.
Federal government is investigating the Saturn Ion midsize sedan after getting reports of a sudden loss of power steering.
Federal judge dismissed a case against Toyota that was supposed to be the first to reach trial out of hundreds of sudden acceleration complaints.
Pfizer Inc. and the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy say counterfeit drugs could contain toxic substances such as rat poison or lead.
Manufacturer of a helicopter that crashed in Louisiana in 2009 is defending itself against accusations that it hid a damning internal report to conceal its liability.
Officials say as many as 16 people have died from possible listeria illnesses traced to Colorado cantaloupes, the deadliest food outbreak in over a decade.