Lab tests found hundreds of cases of salmonella contamination at an Iowa farm in a nearly two-year period before the outbreak that prompted a massive recall of eggs this summer, congressional investigators said Tuesday.
The House Energy and Commerce Committee requested documents and information Monday from Wright County Egg and Hillandale Farms of Iowa related to the recent salmonella outbreak and egg recalls, according to a news release from the office of the committee's chairman, Rep. Henry Waxman, D-California.
BP Chief Executive Tony Hayward, slated to face an angry Congress Thursday, will strike an emotional plea to Gulf residents, acknowledging the loss of life and reminding them of the company's long standing commitment to the region.
Adm. Thad Allen, the retired Coast Guard commandant overseeing the response to BP's oil spill, sent a letter to Chief Executive Tony Hayward demanding more information on compensation provided to people affected by the disaster.
Net neutrality supporters may be celebrating the Federal Communications Commission's unanimous vote Thursday to begin developing open Internet regulation, but the battle is far from over as the yet-to-be-written regulation is already facing Congressional opposition and will also likely be challenged in court.
The effort to delay next month's scheduled death of analog television suffered a setback in Congress on Wednesday, despite warnings that millions of American homes will not be able to see broadcast shows in three weeks.
Yahoo Inc. will let its Web visitors decline ads targeted to their browsing habits, becoming the latest Internet company to break from a common industry practice as Congress steps up scrutiny of customized advertising and consumer privacy
Troubled by the tainted tomato scare, nearly half of Americans are concerned they may get sick from eating contaminated food and are avoiding items they normally would buy, an Associated Press-Ipsos poll has found
In his first public testimony since his company's product became the subject of the largest meat recall in U.S. history, the president of Westland/Hallmark Meat Co. acknowledged Wednesday that at least two "downer" cows depicted in hidden-camera videos appeared to have entered the U.S. food supply.
Verizon Communications says it has provided federal, state and local law enforcement agencies tens of thousands of communication and business records relating to customers based on emergency requests without a court order or administrative subpoena.
Verizon Communications says it has provided -- tens of thousands of times -- communication and business records relating to customers to federal, state and local law enforcement agencies that made emergency requests without a court order or administrative subpoena.
Mattel and its CEO will face questions from House and Senate panels in the coming weeks about procedures for alerting federal regulators about hazardous toys and the problems of recalls of products made in China, according to a published report.
Heads of the world's largest auto companies said Wednesday they are ready to work with lawmakers to cut greenhouse gas emissions but stopped well short of endorsing calls to raise fuel economy standards drastically.
Hewlett-Packard Chairman and CEO Mark Hurd and recently ousted chairman Patricia Dunn are set to express regret to a House committee Thursday over the methods used in the company's leak investigation, but they also will seek to distance themselves from tactics used, according to their prepared testimony.
The House Energy and Commerce Committee released prepared testimony from former Hewlett-Packard chairman Patricia Dunn and chief executive Mark Hurd Wednesday ahead of a hearing on the company's controversial spying program.
When embattled HP chairman Mark Hurd steps before a US House panel on Thursday, he will be walking into a bipartisan buzz-saw of lawmakers worried about privacy and stunned that a company they once considered a prominent advocate of federal privacy protection for consumers would snoop on reporters and its own employees.
For years, consumers who wanted to download movies had to use illicit peer-to-peer networks, chase fleeting offshore operations such as IWantTV.com, or put up with onerous restrictions on sites like MovieLink and CinemaNow.
Bowing to pressure from Democrats, a leading Republican lawmaker who had played a key role in crafting prescription drug legislation has ended talks to become the top lobbyist for the pharmaceutical industry, his spokesman said Thursday.
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CRACKDOWN ON ROGUE BROKERS Two reports setting the stage for stiff legislation are due June 24. Rep. John Dingell (D-Mich.), chairman of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, has ordered the Sec...