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Tyson Foods Cuts 1,500 Jobs in Kansas

February 11, 2008
According to the Associated Press, Tyson Foods Inc., the world''s largest meat company, said recently it would end beef slaughtering at its Emporia plant, cutting about 1,500 jobs, or more
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FDA Faults Drug Plants

February 7, 2008
According to the Associated Press, the first warning sign came when a sharp-eyed worker sorting pills noticed that the odd blue flecks dotting the finished drug capsules matched the paint
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Tyson''s to Cut Up to 300 More Plant Jobs

February 7, 2008
Tyson Foods Inc. said recently it will have to lay off an additional 200 to 300 workers at its Emporia beef plant as it completes its plan to restructure the
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Prempro Case Verdict Upheld by Court

February 1, 2008
The Associated Press reported recently that a federal appeals court upheld a jury''s finding that Wyeth Pharmaceuticals wasn''t liable in the case of a Little Rock woman who got breast
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Tyson to Open Chicken Plant in China

February 1, 2008
Tyson Foods Inc. said recently it is partnering with a Chinese poultry breeding company to run a chicken processing plant near Shanghai, the Associated Press reported.Springdale-based Tyson announced at its
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Tyson Foods Cuts 1,500 Jobs in Kansas

January 29, 2008
Tyson Foods Inc., the world''s largest meat company, said recently it would end beef slaughtering at its Emporia plant, cutting about 1,500 jobs, or more than half its work force
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Wyeth May Cut 10 Pct of Jobs

January 28, 2008
According to the Associated Press, Wyeth is telling managers that about 10 percent of its 50,000 employees worldwide may lose their jobs by 2011 under a planned restructuring, three years
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J&J Recalls 130,000 Balloon Catheters

January 28, 2008
A unit of Johnson & Johnson has recalled more than 130,000 balloon catheters used in surgery to clear arteries clogged with plaque, the Associated Press reported.The Food and Drug Administration
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Tyson Family Pays $4.5M to Settle Suit

January 18, 2008
According to the Associated Press, the former chairman and chief executive of Tyson Foods Inc. and a family-led group that holds a controlling stake in the meat processor recently agreed
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Court Takes Drug Lawsuit

January 18, 2008
The Associated Press reported recently that a drug manufacturer won Supreme Court review of a $6.8 million verdict in the case of a woman whose arm had to be amputated
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