The Occupational Safety and Health Administration beat its inspection target by more than 1,000 workplaces in fiscal 2002. Serious safety violations increased to 70%, and the average penalty rose to $977.
Fresh pork and chicken sausage from DeYulio Sausage of Stamford, Conn., reportedly has been called back because the label does not list monosodium glutamate. The sausage was produced before June 7 and sold in Connecticut, Delaware, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania and Rhode Island.
A joint Food Marketing Institute and Prevention magazine survey indicates more men are assuming responsibility for buying families' groceries. About 50% of male shoppers say they are the family's primary shopper, and eight out of 10 also cook dinner at least once per week, the survey says.
Key Food Stores Co-Operative was named in a suit alleging the grocery chain turned down black and Arab-American applicants, reports say. There are no findings that the company discriminates based on race, creed, national origin or sex, according to a Key Food spokesman.
The top IT executives at seven bricks-and-mortar companies -- including Boise Cascade Office Products and Johnson Controls -- share their 10 best practices for e-business. Also, PolyOne's CIO talks with the firm's director of supply chain management about working together to support the enterprise's broader business goals.