| May 4, 2013
| 7:39 AM
Aerosmith, New Kids on the Block and the J. Geils Band -- all Massachusetts natives -- are to perform at a concert to benefit victims of the bombings at the Boston Marathon.
Boston Strong: An Evening of Support & Celebration, scheduled for May 30 at...
| May 6, 2013
| 2:01 PM
A couple of months ago, Monster Beverage threatened to sue a Connecticut nutritionist named Dr. Deborah Kennedy unless she stopped saying high-caffeine energy drinks were dangerous for kids.
Then the multi-billion-dollar company, the biggest energy-...
| Apr 26, 2013
| 1:05 AM
Colorado company Agrebon Inc. and North Dakota partners are in discussions with North Dakota's two largest ethanol plants in Casselton and Hankinson to build small-scale nitrogen fertilizer factories on their campuses.
The fertilizer plants will be...
| Mar 14, 2013
| 11:36 AM
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — When PepsiCo Inc. announced it would stop putting an obscure vegetable oil in its Gatorade right before the Super Bowl, one of the loudest cheers came from a high school student who had made it her mission to get rid of the...
| Mar 29, 2012
| 4:33 PM
Gov. Rick Scott has never been shy about selling Florida, and now he's sent out a letter to executives at 100 New York businesses that features a hard, direct pitch. “After meeting with several business leaders in New York this week and hearing...
| Jul 10, 2012
| 4:32 PM
Food FYI: Farmed fish will beat out wild fish on your plate; meatball recall; Pepsi yogurt...
| Sep 26, 2012
| 5:53 PM
The Obama administration will seek to lift the U.S. ban on imported products from Myanmar, Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton announced Wednesday at the beginning of a meeting with Myanmar President Thein Sein....
| Oct 2, 2012
| 11:33 AM
More than $200 million already has gone to the 11 propositions on the November ballot in California, including competing budget proposals from Gov. Jerry Brown and civil-rights attorney Molly Munger, a proposal to end to the death penalty, and labeling......
| Jan 25, 2013
| 12:41 PM
Brominated vegetable oil, a synthetic chemical that has been patented in Europe as a flame retardant, will no longer double as an ingredient in Gatorade sports drinks.
Molly Carter, a spokeswoman for Gatorade owner PepsiCo Inc., said the company has...
| Mar 21, 2012
| 11:40 AM
Special effects came a long way in the 1950s and '60s. Before there was 2001: A Space Odyssey there was The Seventh Voyage of Sinbad, which was quite revolutionary for its time. Special effects master Ray Harryhausen made unforgetable stop-motion monsters...
| Apr 6, 2012
| 8:44 AM
Coca-Cola Co. and Kraft Foods Inc. bowed to consumer pressure this week and cut ties with the American Legislative Exchange Council, a conservative lobbying group that has recently backed controversial voter ID and so-called “stand your ground&...
| Oct 8, 2012
| 11:17 AM
Now that Coca-Cola Co., PepsiCo Inc. and other sugary soda producers are planning to list health information on vending machines, calorie counts aren’t just for the likes of McDonald’s and fast food joints.
In full view of consumers, the...