PRODUCTS - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/PRODUCTS News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Target ups game on organic, sustainable products http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57792199-79/organic-sustainable-target-discounter.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57792199-79/organic-sustainable-target-discounter.html.csp">Target ups game on organic, sustainable products</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ANNE D’INNOCENZIO</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-08T16:55:54.268-06:00">Updated Apr 8, 2014 04:55PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Target is upping the game on organic and sustainable products. The nation’s second-largest discounter has hand-picked 17 of the leading natural, organic and sustainable brands like Chobani and Seventh Generation that already sell to the retailer and has challenged them to come up with new product innovations across the beauty, personal care, grocery and household staples aisles. The result: more than 120 exclusive new items or twists like non-aerosol air freshener and bleach-free bab...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577921992014-04-08T16:55:54.268-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-08T16:55:54.268-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57792199@www.sltrib.com Tue, 08 Apr 2014 16:55:54 MDT Another Apple-Samsung skirmish heads to court http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57749775-79/apple-samsung-galaxy-patents.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57749775-79/apple-samsung-galaxy-patents.html.csp">Another Apple-Samsung skirmish heads to court</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MARTHA MENDOZA</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-30T11:52:01.852-06:00">Updated Mar 30, 2014 11:52AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">San Jose, Calif. • The fiercest rivalry in the world of smartphones is heading back to court this week in the heart of the Silicon Valley, with Apple and Samsung accusing each other, once again, of ripping off designs and features. The trial will mark the latest round in a long-running series of lawsuits between the two tech giants that underscore a much larger concern about what is allowed to be patented. “There’s a widespread suspicion that lots of the kinds of software patents at issue are wr...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577497752014-03-30T11:52:01.852-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-30T11:52:01.852-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57749775@www.sltrib.com Sun, 30 Mar 2014 11:52:01 MDT Scrapbook USA Expo set this weekend in Sandy http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57733617-79/saturday-classes-expo-crop.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57733617-79/saturday-classes-expo-crop.html.csp">Scrapbook USA Expo set this weekend in Sandy</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By TOM Wharton</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-26T10:39:02.458-06:00">Updated Mar 26, 2014 10:39AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The 2014 Scrapbook USA Expo is scheduled Friday and Saturday at the South Towne Expo Center in Sandy, offering hobbyists some of the latest products and trends in the popular hobby. The event includes vendors selling products, classes and the second annual all night crop party, which runs until midnight on Friday. Hours are 10 a.m. to midnight Saturday and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday. Special events this year include a kids craft corner on Saturday and a deal of the hour. To register for classes,...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57733617@www.sltrib.com Wed, 26 Mar 2014 10:39:02 MDT Minnesota company recalls several food products http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57719527-68/products-minnesota-company-parkers.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57719527-68/products-minnesota-company-parkers.html.csp">Minnesota company recalls several food products</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-23T11:26:01.469-06:00">Updated Mar 23, 2014 11:26AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">St. Paul, Minn. • A Minnesota company is recalling some of its peanut butter, cheese, salsa and spreads that are distributed nationwide after authorities discovered some samples of the products contained listeria. The Minnesota Department of Agriculture said Saturday that there have been no reports of illness and that Coon Rapids-based Parkers Farm Acquisition is cooperating with the investigation. The company has issued a voluntary recall of several products with various sell-by dates. Consumer...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577195272014-03-23T11:26:01.469-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-23T11:26:01.469-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57719527@www.sltrib.com Sun, 23 Mar 2014 11:26:01 MDT Outdoor expo gives enthusiasts dreams of spring http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57682856-79/kids-expo-hunting-climbing.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57682856-79/kids-expo-hunting-climbing.html.csp">Outdoor expo gives enthusiasts dreams of spring</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Tom Wharton</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-15T08:23:52.427-06:00">Updated Mar 15, 2014 08:23AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Sandy • With the temperatures outside in the 60s and the trees in the South Towne Expo Center parking lot on the verge of blooming, there was little wonder why finding a spot among big trucks and SUVs to get into the annual International Sportsmen’s Exposition consumer trade show proved difficult. Utahns love the outdoors. And this sprawling show with 400 vendors featuring dream hunting trips, ATVs, boats, campers, trucks and hundreds of gadgets seems to satisfy the thirst to get outside as t...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57682856@www.sltrib.com Sat, 15 Mar 2014 08:23:52 MDT Europe wants its Parmesan back, seeks name change http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57666873-223/cheese-parmesan-says-trade.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57666873-223/cheese-parmesan-says-trade.html.csp">Europe wants its Parmesan back, seeks name change</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MARY CLARE JALONICK</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-11T16:16:24.546-06:00">Updated Mar 11, 2014 04:16PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • Would Parmesan by any other name be as tasty atop your pasta? A ripening trade battle might put that to the test. As part of trade talks, the European Union wants to ban the use of European names like Parmesan, feta and Gorgonzola on cheese made in the United States. The argument is that the American-made cheeses are shadows of the original European varieties and cut into sales and identity of the European cheeses. The Europeans say Parmesan should only come from Parma, Italy, not t...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57666873@www.sltrib.com Tue, 11 Mar 2014 16:16:24 MDT Competitor sues Utah-based Chums over patent infringement http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57670774-79/chums-patent-cablz-lawsuit.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57670774-79/chums-patent-cablz-lawsuit.html.csp">Competitor sues Utah-based Chums over patent infringement</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By TOM WHARTON</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-14T11:28:51.999-06:00">Updated Mar 14, 2014 11:28AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">It doesn’t seem as though there should be much difference in the design of devices that keep sunglasses or eyeglasses from falling to the ground. But apparently there might be. Birmingham, Ala.-based Cablz eyewear retainers recently sued Salt Lake City-based Chums in the U.S. District Court for the northern district of Alabama for patent infringement. The lawsuit seeks a jury trial and compensation for a patent protecting what Cablz claims is a unique eyewear-retainer system invented by company...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57670774@www.sltrib.com Fri, 14 Mar 2014 11:28:51 MDT Sportsmen’s expo opens Thursday in Sandy http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57670963-79/thursday-opens-sandy-sportsmen.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57670963-79/thursday-opens-sandy-sportsmen.html.csp">Sportsmen’s expo opens Thursday in Sandy</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By TOM WHARTON</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-12T11:14:02.905-06:00">Updated Mar 12, 2014 11:14AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The annual International Sportsmen’s Exposition opens its four-day run Thursday at noon at the South Towne Exposition Center in Sandy. The event bills itself as Utah’s largest collection of fishing, hunting and outdoor products, sportfishing boats and travel destinations. It includes contests and 100 free seminars. Hours are noon to 9 p.m. Thursday and Friday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday, and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. Ticket prices are $12 at the door. For information, log on to www.sportsexpos.c...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57670963@www.sltrib.com Wed, 12 Mar 2014 11:14:02 MDT Apple’s Cook tries to tantalize shareholders http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57614073-79/cook-apple-company-calif.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57614073-79/cook-apple-company-calif.html.csp">Apple’s Cook tries to tantalize shareholders</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-02-28T13:32:02.35-06:00">Updated Feb 28, 2014 01:32PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Cupertino, Calif. • Apple CEO Tim Cook is still trying to convince shareholders that the iPhone maker remains a step ahead in the race to innovate, even though recent performance of the company’s stock lags behind other technology trendsetters. In making his case Friday, Cook touched upon familiar themes during Apple’s annual shareholder meeting at the company’s Cupertino, Calif. headquarters. As he often does, Cook promised Apple Inc. is working on new gadgets that will expand the company’s pr...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-576140732014-02-28T13:32:02.35-06:00" id="#license-2014-02-28T13:32:02.35-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57614073@www.sltrib.com Fri, 28 Feb 2014 13:32:02 MDT California company recalls 8.7 million pounds of beef http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57563387-79/beef-boxes-pound-inspection.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57563387-79/beef-boxes-pound-inspection.html.csp">California company recalls 8.7 million pounds of beef</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-02-19T13:10:02.233-06:00">Updated Feb 19, 2014 01:10PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Rancho Feeding Corporation, a Petaluma, Calif. company is recalling more than 8.7 million pounds of beef products that were distributed nationwide because it processed diseased and unsound animals and carried out these activities without the benefit of federal inspection, according to a news release issued by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS). FSIS has received no reports of illness due to consumption of these products, the release states, but the pro...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57563387@www.sltrib.com Wed, 19 Feb 2014 13:10:02 MDT Nestle recalls some of its Hot Pockets as part of wider recall http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57564380-68/hot-nestle-pockets-products.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57564380-68/hot-nestle-pockets-products.html.csp">Nestle recalls some of its Hot Pockets as part of wider recall</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press </span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-02-18T18:24:24.466-06:00">Updated Feb 18, 2014 06:24PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Nestle is voluntarily recalling two of its Hot Pockets products as part of a larger meat recall. The food maker said Tuesday that it is recalling an unspecified number of “Philly Steak” and its “Croissant Crust Philly Steak and Cheese” Hot Pockets in certain sizes. Nestle says the products may have been affected by a meat recall by Rancho Feeding Corp. that was announced last week. Rancho is recalling more than 8.7 million pounds of beef products after regulators said that it processed diseased ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-575643802014-02-18T18:24:24.466-06:00" id="#license-2014-02-18T18:24:24.466-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57564380@www.sltrib.com Tue, 18 Feb 2014 18:24:24 MDT