Coca-Cola has never shied away from trying new variations of its classic beverage. The company also is known for adding flavorful twists like lime and lemon to its drinks. But last week, both Coke and archrival Pepsi revealed that a more disturbing addition had made its way into their drinks: fungicide.
A Los Angeles Superior Court judge has ordered Dole Food to pay $200,000 in attorney's fees for a Swedish documentary-film producer it had previously sued for defamation. The judge concluded the documentary, which chronicled Dole's treatment of its Nicaraguan workers, wasn't defamatory.
Dole Food Company is public again, but investors haven't been paying much attention to the green produce supplier. Maybe they should be. Hilary Kramer explains why investors, like her, may soon go bananas over this green company.
Dell has reportedly proposed a settlement to the Securities and Exchange Commission that the SEC staff likes and will recommend the commissioners accept. At issue is how Dell did its accounting on deals with Intel. Dell has already been forced to restate four years of manipulated earnings.