Congress is taking a closer look at the safety of our food supply. Recent concerns over imports may have given new life to a proposal that's been stalled for years to require country-of-origin labels on meat and produce packages. Jeremy Hobson reports.
Beauty products seller Avon announced it's laying off an undisclosed number of employees and shipping others overseas. Seems its business model is a great fit for emerging markets like China's. Jill Barshay reports.
Heavy rains in central China have led to deadly landslides and floods that have driven billions of rodents out into the open. So some enterprising folks there are catching the critters and selling them to restaurants in southern China. Stephen Beard reports.
It wasn't so long ago that the idea of a company pension didn't exist, points out business historian John Steele Gordon. He says the current pension system is tailored to a mid-century workforce and it no longer fits.
Casual gamers may not display the same devotion and enthusiasm as their hardcore video-gaming counterparts, but there are some 200 million of them and that number's growing fast. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports.
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