The chemical in butter flavoring for popcorn and other foods that has sickened hundreds of workers, killed a handful and destroyed the lungs of at least three microwave popcorn addicts may be back. In fact, it appears it never went … Continue reading
If you liked the books Catch-22 and One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest, you’re going to really appreciate a story by Globe and Mail Reporter Martin Mittelstaedt. He writes that the Canadian Food Inspection Agency has approved the use of … Continue reading
Charles Dickens was writing a tale of two cities. But his words – that “it was the best of times, it was the worst of times’’ – perfectly describe the tale of one this week. After nearly a decade of … Continue reading
People in Libby, Mont. are through licking their wounds and are working to put the acquittal earlier this month of W.R. Grace and its executives behind them. But many say they live in fear that the innocent verdict offered up … Continue reading
A juror wept as a clerk stood before Judge Donald Molloy’s bench and reported that W.R. Grace and Co. and three of its former executives were not guilty of charges brought by the government in the nation’s largest environmental crime … Continue reading
The three remaining defendants were acquitted of all charges. No surprise considering judge’s restrictions on prosecution.
HEADLINE: After ten hours of almost non-stop closing arguments Wednesday, the W.R. Grace criminal case has gone to the jury. Looking around the courtroom, most lawyers, investigators, court watchers and reporters had puzzled expressions on their faces – somewhat like … Continue reading