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Market to Market January 7, 2005 (#3018)


In the News

  • Consumer Group Levels Food Safety Charges
    (Jan 7, 2005) Listeria food poisoning increased slightly in 2003, according to a consumer group that charges the Bush administration with stalling and then changing regulations aimed at curbing the sometimes deadly infection.
  • Monsanto Reports First-Quarter Loss
    (Jan 7, 2005) Agribusiness giant Monsanto Co reported a narrower first-quarter loss this week, saying increased sales were offset by a $284 million pretax legal reserve for costs tied to the bankruptcy case of European spin-off, Solutia Inc The St Louis-based...
  • Law Challenged Blocking Benefits to Illegals
    (Jan 7, 2005) A civil rights group asked a federal appeals court this week to block a new Arizona law that denies some public benefits to illegal immigrants.