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  • NEW YORK, Nov 21- Diners at Chipotle Mexican Grill locations on Saturday said freshness and convenience outweighed concerns about contamination following the news that food poisoning cases had erupted at the chain's locations in six U.S. states. Shares of the fast-casual chain tumbled 12.3 percent to an 18- month low on Friday on word that the E. coli outbreak,...

  • LOS ANGELES, Nov 20- More than 40 people have fallen ill with E. coli food poisoning after eating at Chipotle Mexican Grill restaurants in six different states, federal health officials said on Friday, sending shares of the burrito chain to an 18- month low. The outbreak expanded with new Chipotle-linked E. coli cases reported in California, Ohio, New York and...

  • Boom times may have passed for one alcoholic drink Thursday, 19 Nov 2015 | 11:51 AM ET
    Angry Orchard

    Big cider brands such as Boston Beer's Angry Orchard and Woodchuck Cider have been affected by more competition and a slowdown in the sector.

  • How pot industry affects the environment Tuesday, 10 Nov 2015 | 9:45 AM ET
    Marijuana Canada Cannabis

    As marijuana legalization heats up across the country, here's why the environment must be included in the debate, says Jennifer Carah.

  • *Problem relates to U.S. plant in Portland. OSLO, Nov 10- Norwegian aluminum products maker Sapa said on Tuesday that some employees at its plant in Portland, Ore. had falsified test records for two decades and that the U.S. authorities were investigating the company. Sapa, a joint venture between Orkla and Norsk Hydro, two of Norway's biggest industrial firms, said...

  • SEATTLE, Nov 9- Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc could reopen locations in Washington state and Oregon as soon as Wednesday after a batch of tests found no E. coli bacteria in food samples, health officials said on Monday. Public health officials are still working to identify the cause of the E. coli food poisoning that has sickened 39 people, most of whom dined at eight...

  • Nov 9- The results of the first round of tests did not find E. coli bacteria in food samples taken from several Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc restaurants, the Washington State Department of Health said citing officials at the Food and Drug Administration. Local and state health officials in Washington and Oregon are investigating, working with the FDA and the U.S....

  • Local and state health officials in Washington and Oregon are investigating, working with the FDA and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Washington State Department of Health said.

  • Forget rates, the Fed needs to weigh in on pot Friday, 6 Nov 2015 | 11:33 AM ET

    As states move to legalize marijuana use, banks are caught in the middle. Here's what the Fed needs to do about it, says Aaron Klein.

  • Nov 6- Bertelsmann SE& Co said on Friday it was spending $230 million to acquire a minority stake in U.S. learning technology firm HotChalk, the latest move by Europe's largest media group to grab a bigger slice of the education market. Reuters previously reported that Bertelsmann was going to lead a funding round that would value the Campbell, California- based...

  • TOKYO, Nov 6- Asian shares slipped on Friday as investors braced for U.S. employment data that is expected to bolster the case for a Federal Reserve interest rate increase as early as next month. European stocks were set to be little changed on the open, with financial spreadbetters expecting Britain's FTSE 100 to start the day flat to 0.2 percent higher, Germany's...

  • TOKYO, Nov 6- Asian shares slipped on Friday as investors braced for U.S. employment data that is expected to bolster the case for a Federal Reserve interest rate increase as early as next month. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan edged down about 0.36 percent at 0310 GMT, though it remained on track for a 0.7 percent weekly rise.

  • TOKYO, Nov 6- Asian shares slipped on Friday, ahead of key U.S. employment data later in the session that was expected to add to the case for a Federal Reserve interest rate hike as early as next month. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan edged down about 0.1 percent, though it remained on track for a 1 percent weekly rise. Japan's Nikkei added...

  • LOS ANGELES, Nov 5- The number of confirmed E. coli food poisoning cases linked to Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc restaurants in Washington state and Oregon rose to 40 on Thursday, as health safety officials continued searching for the source of the contamination. Oregon increased its confirmed case count to 12 from 10 on Wednesday. Eight Chipotle restaurants in the...

  • Bernie Sanders for legalizing marijuana Thursday, 5 Nov 2015 | 10:00 AM ET
    Bernie Sanders for legalizing marijuana

    Senator Bernie Sanders filed a bill to end federal criminalization of marijuana, aiming to allow states make their own decisions without the federal government.

  • LOS ANGELES, Nov 4- Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc's food poisoning outbreak in Washington state and Oregon threatens to scare diners away from the popular burrito chain and has become fodder for one of its most vocal critics. "Even after the company sounds the' all-clear,' we believe that it will take some time for traffic to return," Maxim Group restaurant analyst...

  • LOS ANGELES, Nov 4- Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc's food poisoning outbreak in Washington state and Oregon threatens to scare diners away from the popular burrito chain and has become fodder for one of its most vocal critics. "Even after the company sounds the' all-clear,' we believe that it will take some time for traffic to return," Maxim Group restaurant analyst...

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 4- When an Amtrak passenger train derailed in Philadelphia in May, killing eight people and injuring scores more, the railroad industry's campaign to delay a Dec. 31 deadline to install technology to prevent such disasters appeared to be finished. Last week, under pressure from companies including Buffett's BNSF Railway Co, which has spent more...

  • LOS ANGELES, Nov 3- Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc is now linked to 35 confirmed E. coli food poisoning cases in Oregon and Washington, state officials said on Tuesday. A dozen of the cases involving Chipotle were in Oregon and the remainder in Washington state, the officials said. A woman sued Chipotle in federal court in Washington on Monday, saying that she was...

  • Nov 3- A customer has sued Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc, saying that she was infected with E. coli as a result of a meal at the casual chain restaurant, which has closed 43 restaurants in Washington and Oregon amid a food poisoning outbreak. The lawsuit, filed in federal court in Washington state on Monday, cites at least 22 confirmed cases of E. coli in Washington and...