PRODUCTS - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/PRODUCTS News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) China fines drug company $492M, jails managers for bribery http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58432635-79/492-court-doctors-drug.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58432635-79/492-court-doctors-drug.html.csp">China fines drug company $492M, jails managers for bribery</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-19T09:30:02.91-06:00">Updated Sep 19, 2014 09:30AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Beijing • A court fined British drug maker GlaxoSmithKline $492 million and sentenced its British former country manager and others to prison on Friday for bribing doctors and hospitals to use its products, a state news agency reported. The fine was the biggest ever imposed by a Chinese court, the Xinhua News Agency said. The case, which was first publicized in mid-2013, highlighted the widespread use of payments to doctors and hospitals by sellers of drugs and medical equipment in a poorly fund...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584326352014-09-19T09:30:02.91-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-19T09:30:02.91-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58432635@www.sltrib.com Fri, 19 Sep 2014 09:30:02 MDT Segway claims Chinese knockoffs on U.S. streets http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58398365-79/segway-products-kamen-robstep.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58398365-79/segway-products-kamen-robstep.html.csp">Segway claims Chinese knockoffs on U.S. streets</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Susan Decker</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Bloomberg News</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-10T12:49:26.894-06:00">Updated Sep 10, 2014 12:49PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • Segway Inc., maker of the self-balancing “people mover” that has struggled to expand beyond a niche market since its splashy debut 13 years ago, is now taking to suing its growing number of imitators. The Inmotion transporter, promoted heavily at consumer electronics shows, as well as the WindRunner, Ninebot, FreeGo and Robstep are being targeted in a U.S. trade complaint filed Tuesday. Closely held Segway and a firm controlled by inventor Dean Kamen are seeking to halt what they ca...</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> 58398365@www.sltrib.com Wed, 10 Sep 2014 12:49:26 MDT Lavender farmers rebel against EU chemical rules http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58388638-79/lavender-producers-chemical-oil.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58388638-79/lavender-producers-chemical-oil.html.csp">Lavender farmers rebel against EU chemical rules</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By SYLVIE CORBET</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-08T09:42:02.605-06:00">Updated Sep 8, 2014 09:42AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Paris • The sweet smell of lavender is tinged with bitterness this year in the south of France, as farmers who harvest the flower protest European regulations linking the plant to chemical toxins. Billboards proclaiming “Lavender is not a chemical” dot fields that yield what in Provence is known as blue gold — lavender oil, worth more than $60 a pound. The plant is cultivated by around 1,500 producers, representing 30,000 full-time jobs that include catering to the millions of tourists in the so...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583886382014-09-08T09:42:02.605-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-08T09:42:02.605-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58388638@www.sltrib.com Mon, 08 Sep 2014 09:42:02 MDT Cigarette company taking nicotine gum national http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58373521-79/nicotine-quit-cigarettes-smoking.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58373521-79/nicotine-quit-cigarettes-smoking.html.csp">Cigarette company taking nicotine gum national</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MICHAEL FELBERBAUM</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-04T09:15:01.646-06:00">Updated Sep 4, 2014 09:15AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Richmond, Va. • Cigarette maker Reynolds American Inc. is taking its Zonnic brand nicotine gum nationwide, challenging the pharmaceutical industry’s hold and pricing power of the market for products to help people stop smoking. The nation’s second-largest tobacco company announced the expansion plans Thursday following test markets in Iowa and Nebraska over the last two years following its 2009 purchase of Swedish company Niconovum AB, which makes nicotine gum, pouches and spray products. The mo...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583735212014-09-04T09:15:01.646-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-04T09:15:01.646-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58373521@www.sltrib.com Thu, 04 Sep 2014 09:15:01 MDT Niche, mainstream sellers carry kale into beauty world http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58339907-223/kale-products-green-beauty.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58339907-223/kale-products-green-beauty.html.csp">Niche, mainstream sellers carry kale into beauty world</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By LEANNE ITALIE</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-02T17:17:18.969-06:00">Updated Sep 2, 2014 05:17PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Kale has crept out of salads and juicers into beauty products from niche and mainstream sellers. The leafy superfood that many love and others love to hate can now be had in face masks, skin-brightening serums, creams and nail polish, pushed along by the march to healthier living and the frenzy to fend off aging. Kale hasn’t displaced other botanicals, which remain a small segment of the multibillion-dollar beauty industry. There’s a wide range of plant life and consumables in beauty products, ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583399072014-09-02T17:17:18.969-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-02T17:17:18.969-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58339907@www.sltrib.com Tue, 02 Sep 2014 17:17:18 MDT 1-800-Flowers buying Harry & David for $142.5M http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58364297-79/david-harry-1-800-flowers.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58364297-79/david-harry-1-800-flowers.html.csp">1-800-Flowers buying Harry & David for $142.5M</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-02T12:51:28.102-06:00">Updated Sep 2, 2014 12:51PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Carle Place, N.Y. • Goumet food and gift retailer Harry & David is being bought by 1-800-FLOWERS.COM Inc. for $142.5 million to help broaden the assortment of foods its customers can choose as gifts. The deal includes Harry & David Holdings Inc.’s brands, websites, 47 retail stores, some plants, orchards and its headquarters in Medford, Ore. Harry & David’s has a store at the Tanger Outlet mall outside of Park City. Harry & David’s fruit, food and other gifts are housed under brands including Wo...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583642972014-09-02T12:51:28.102-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-02T12:51:28.102-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58364297@www.sltrib.com Tue, 02 Sep 2014 12:51:28 MDT Apple to unveil next products at Sept. 9 event http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58347892-79/apple-iphone-company-event.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58347892-79/apple-iphone-company-event.html.csp">Apple to unveil next products at Sept. 9 event</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MICHAEL LIEDTKE</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-28T17:15:47.09-06:00">Updated Aug 28, 2014 05:15PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">San Francisco • Apple’s latest product launch will be in a setting that holds a special place in its history, signaling how big this event is for the company. The Sept. 9 launch, which is expected to feature a larger iPhone and possibly a computerized watch, will be in the same Silicon Valley venue where Apple’s late co-founder, Steve Jobs, took the wraps off the original Mac computer 30 years ago. That machine was hailed as a major breakthrough that helped bring personal computing to the masses...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583478922014-08-28T17:15:47.09-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-28T17:15:47.09-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. 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Cantwell, chairwoman of the Senate Committee on Small Business & Entrepreneurship, introduced legislation in July that would make it easier for women-owned companies to get loans and government contracts. The Washington state Democrat sees lending to small businesses as key to job creation because loans give companies the means to expand. But women owners in particular strugg...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583428192014-08-27T09:00:04.039-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-27T09:00:04.039-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58342819@www.sltrib.com Wed, 27 Aug 2014 09:00:04 MDT Feds seek comments on ‘modified risk’ tobacco http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58338400-79/tobacco-snus-market-health.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58338400-79/tobacco-snus-market-health.html.csp">Feds seek comments on ‘modified risk’ tobacco</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MICHAEL FELBERBAUM</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-26T09:13:35.547-06:00">Updated Aug 26, 2014 09:13AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Richmond, Va. • Federal regulators are seeking public comment on smokeless tobacco maker Swedish Match’s request to certify its General-branded tobacco products as less harmful than cigarettes. It is the first time the Food and Drug Administration has accepted a modified risk tobacco product application, a move that’s being closely watched by both the public health community and tobacco companies, which are looking for new products to sell as they face declining cigarette demand due to tax incre...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583384002014-08-26T09:13:35.547-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-26T09:13:35.547-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58338400@www.sltrib.com Tue, 26 Aug 2014 09:13:35 MDT Chip maker Infineon to buy California firm for $3B http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58317732-79/infineon-international-rectifier-products.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58317732-79/infineon-international-rectifier-products.html.csp">Chip maker Infineon to buy California firm for $3B</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-20T12:18:02.16-06:00">Updated Aug 20, 2014 12:18PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Frankfurt • German chip maker Infineon Technologies AG says it has agreed to pay $3 billion in cash for California-based semiconductor firm International Rectifier, which produces power-management components used in everything from cars to satellites. Infineon said in Wednesday’s announcement that it’s paying $40 per share for El Segundo-based International Rectifier. The deal has been approved by both boards, but must win regulatory permission and meet the approval of International Rectifier sh...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583177322014-08-20T12:18:02.16-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-20T12:18:02.16-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58317732@www.sltrib.com Wed, 20 Aug 2014 12:18:02 MDT Davis County health board wants to tweak e-cigarette law http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58289144-78/cigarette-county-board-cigarettes.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58289144-78/cigarette-county-board-cigarettes.html.csp">Davis County health board wants to tweak e-cigarette law</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Danielle Manley</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-12T22:15:46.228-06:00">Updated Aug 12, 2014 10:15PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Davis County Board of Health wants to make it easier for smoke shops to sell e-cigarettes. The board, which became the first in Utah to regulate the sale of electronic cigarettes last February, proposed six amendments to that law on Tuesday. A public hearing on the proposed changes will be scheduled sometime before the next meeting on Nov. 25. In the past year, the health department has noticed changes in e-cigarette commerce, Lewis Garrett, director of the health department told the board....</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> 58289144@www.sltrib.com Tue, 12 Aug 2014 22:15:46 MDT Utah vendors put Mormon faith behind their products http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/lifestyle/58279144-80/lds-expo-com-campau.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/lifestyle/58279144-80/lds-expo-com-campau.html.csp">Utah vendors put Mormon faith behind their products</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Sean P. Means</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-10T16:52:53.681-06:00">Updated Aug 10, 2014 04:52PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Sandy • To the uninitiated, the T-shirts Mark Thayer is selling bear an interesting pattern of circles and lines. To those who get the riddle — that the symbols represent the “plan for salvation” that is part of the doctrine among members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints — the shirts are, Thayer boasted, “the best thing since the CTR ring.” Thayer, co-owner of Houston-based Oh My Words, and his business partner Robert Hall were two of the vendors at the first Latter-day Expo, ...</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> 58279144@www.sltrib.com Sun, 10 Aug 2014 16:52:53 MDT At Wal-Mart, it’s often a matter of try, try again http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58288491-79/mart-wal-customers-shoppers.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58288491-79/mart-wal-customers-shoppers.html.csp">At Wal-Mart, it’s often a matter of try, try again</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="2014-08-12T12:17:02.253-06:00">Updated Aug 12, 2014 12:17PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Wal-Mart thought shoppers would like the opportunity to use a smartphone app to scan items they want to buy as they walk through store aisles. In theory, they could speed through self-checkout. But customers couldn’t figure out how to work the “Scan & Go” app during tests in 200 stores, so Wal-Mart nixed it. Instead of looking at the app as a failure, though, Wal-Mart took what it learned from “Scan & Go” to create another service: It found that customers like being able to track thei...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582884912014-08-12T12:17:02.253-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-12T12:17:02.253-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58288491@www.sltrib.com Tue, 12 Aug 2014 12:17:02 MDT Georgia trial shows food safety relies on honor system http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58279000-68/salmonella-parnell-outbreak-peanut.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58279000-68/salmonella-parnell-outbreak-peanut.html.csp">Georgia trial shows food safety relies on honor system</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By RUSS BYNUM</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-09T19:11:33.885-06:00">Updated Aug 9, 2014 07:11PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Albany, Ga. • Jurors at the nation’s first federal criminal trial stemming from a deadly outbreak of food-borne illness are learning a disconcerting fact: America’s food safety largely depends on the honor system. Witnesses say Stewart Parnell and others at Peanut Corporation of America knowingly shipped salmonella-tainted products, and that they sent customers lab results from other clean batches rather than wait for tests to confirm their products were free of deadly bacteria. Defense lawyers...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582790002014-08-09T19:11:33.885-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-09T19:11:33.885-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58279000@www.sltrib.com Sat, 09 Aug 2014 19:11:33 MDT Russia hits back on sanctions; bans food from West http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58271580-79/russia-ban-russian-sanctions.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58271580-79/russia-ban-russian-sanctions.html.csp">Russia hits back on sanctions; bans food from West</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By VLADIMIR ISACHENKOV</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-07T10:56:44.814-06:00">Updated Aug 7, 2014 10:56AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Moscow • Russia banned most food imports from the West on Thursday in retaliation for sanctions over Ukraine, an unexpectedly sweeping move that will cost farmers in North America, Europe and Australia billions of dollars but will also likely lead to empty shelves in Russian cities. The announcement shows that while President Vladimir Putin doesn’t appear ready to heed Russian nationalists’ calls to send troops into Ukraine, he is prepared to inflict significant damage on his own nation in an ec...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582715802014-08-07T10:56:44.814-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-07T10:56:44.814-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58271580@www.sltrib.com Thu, 07 Aug 2014 10:56:44 MDT Report: Russia to block all U.S. agricultural imports http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58269430-68/russia-ukraine-russian-imposed.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58269430-68/russia-ukraine-russian-imposed.html.csp">Report: Russia to block all U.S. agricultural imports</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">the Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-06T21:09:42.378-06:00">Updated Aug 6, 2014 09:09PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Moscow • Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday hit back hard against countries that have imposed sanctions over the Ukraine crisis, ordering trade cuts that an official said would include a ban on all imports of agricultural products from the United States. The full list of products to be banned or limited for up to one year is to be published Thursday. But the state news agency RIA Novosti quoted Alexei Alexeenko of Russia’s plant and veterinary oversight service as saying “from the US...</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> 58269430@www.sltrib.com Wed, 06 Aug 2014 21:09:42 MDT Some outdoor companies loved Demo Day rain http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58263698-79/outdoor-demo-retailer-based.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58263698-79/outdoor-demo-retailer-based.html.csp">Some outdoor companies loved Demo Day rain</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="2014-08-06T08:22:31.731-06:00">Updated Aug 6, 2014 08:22AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Huntsville • When a short but intense rainstorm hit Outdoor Retailer’s Summer Market Demo Day at Pineview Reservoir’s Cemetery Point on Tuesday, at least one of the 130-plus companies showing off products was delighted. “Perfect,” is how Joshua Frank of Southern California-based Braven described conditions. That’s because the company makes waterproof Bluetooth speakers. The speakers, which include a backup battery and stay charged for as long as 15 hours, are waterproof to one meter for 30 min...</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> 58263698@www.sltrib.com Wed, 06 Aug 2014 08:22:31 MDT ’Gluten-free’ labeling standards kick in http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58263205-68/gluten-free-celiac-disease.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58263205-68/gluten-free-celiac-disease.html.csp">’Gluten-free’ labeling standards kick in</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MARY CLARE JALONICK</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-05T17:21:17.759-06:00">Updated Aug 5, 2014 05:21PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • Starting Tuesday, “gluten free” labels on packaged foods have real meaning. Until now, the term “gluten-free” was unregulated, and manufacturers made their own decisions about what it means. This new requirement is especially important for people who suffer from celiac disease and don’t absorb nutrients well. They can get sick from the gluten found in wheat and other cereal grains. Under a rule announced a year ago, food manufacturers had until this week to ensure that anything labe...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582632052014-08-05T17:21:17.759-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-05T17:21:17.759-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58263205@www.sltrib.com Tue, 05 Aug 2014 17:21:17 MDT First-ever ‘Latter-day Expo’ to show off all things Mormon http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogsfaithblog/58260544-180/expo-favorite-lds-products.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogsfaithblog/58260544-180/expo-favorite-lds-products.html.csp">First-ever ‘Latter-day Expo’ to show off all things Mormon</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">THE SALT LAKE TRIBUNE</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-04T18:00:39.951-06:00">Updated Aug 4, 2014 06:00PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">For the first time in its 33-year history, the LDS Booksellers Association is opening its doors to the book(and other products)-buying public — not just authors and marketers. On Saturday, Aug. 9, the group is hosting a “Latter-day Expo” from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the South Towne Expo Center in Sandy “aimed at giving families of faith an opportunity to meet with their favorite LDS performing artists, meet their favorite authors, view exhibits, sample everything from artisan breads to scented hand...</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> 58260544@www.sltrib.com Mon, 04 Aug 2014 18:00:39 MDT Procter & Gamble to shed up to 100 brands http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58250352-79/brands-gamble-procter-lafley.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58250352-79/brands-gamble-procter-lafley.html.csp">Procter & Gamble to shed up to 100 brands</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-01T11:34:02.644-06:00">Updated Aug 1, 2014 11:34AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Cincinnati • Procter & Gamble is about to shrink. The world’s largest consumer products maker said it will jettison more than half its brands around the globe over the next year or two, leaving it with about 70 to 80 of its top performers when the nips and tucks are complete. The maker of CoverGirl, Pampers and Tide declined to specify what exactly it will shed but noted they’re smaller brands that collectively account for less than 10 percent of sales. CEO A.G. Lafley said Procter & Gamble shou...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582503522014-08-01T11:34:02.644-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-01T11:34:02.644-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58250352@www.sltrib.com Fri, 01 Aug 2014 11:34:02 MDT