Blue Bell Shuts Down Ice Cream Factory After Deaths


Blue Bell Ice Cream has voluntarily suspended operations at an Oklahoma production facility that officials had previously connected to a foodborne illness linked to the deaths of three people, the company announced Friday. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends people throw away any Blue Bell products made at the company’s plant in Broken Arrow, Okla., even if some has been eaten without becoming sick. Products made at the facility will have the… Read the rest of this Read more [...]

Jiashan Lianchuang Plastic & Hardware Factory Insists on High Quality Stainless Steel Nail


SHANGHAI, Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Jiashan Lianchuang Plastic & Hardware Factory is professional in producing all kinds of high quality plastic head pins & nails, stainless steel loose nails, stainless steel coil nails, copper nails, and aluminum nails, as well as a wide variety of PVC plastic parts and hardware accessories. Each process is subject to strict inspections and controls that ... Hardware - Yahoo News Search Results Read more [...]

UAW may challenge loss at VW factory in Tennessee


After 53% of workers at the Chattanooga factory reject a unionization bid, the United Auto Workers union president blames Republican interference. Turning more than 1,500 painters, inspectors, tradespeople and maintenance workers at a Tennessee auto plant into union members was supposed to be relatively easy for the United Auto Workers union, experts on organized labor said. Nation - latimes.com Read more [...]

Greece’s factory sector returns to growth for first time in four years


Evidence of manufacturing recovery in much of eurozone comes as ISM survey shows sector suffering in USJanet Yellen was sworn in as the first woman to head the Federal Reserve Monday, ascending to the top job at the central bank at a time when the US economic recovery was rocked by fresh worries about manufacturing and the debt ceiling.Her first day of the job started as Treasury secretary Jack Lew warned "time is short" to solve the US's latest budget battle, with a new deal supposed to be agreed Read more [...]

China’s Factory Activity Cooled Off A Bit In December


BEIJING (Reuters) - Growth in China's factories slowed slightly in December as export orders and output weakened, official data showed on Wednesday, adding to views that while the world's second-largest economy remains resilient, it lost some steam in late 2013. The official Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI), published by the National Bureau of Statistics, dipped to 51.0 in December. Economists polled by Reuters had expected the PMI to ease to 51.2 from November's 51.4. The 50-point mark separates Read more [...]