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Med-Tech Firm Receives FDA Warning Over Minnetonka Plant

The FDA sent a warning letter to American Medical Systems, identifying issues related to “process validation, risk analysis, and corrective and preventive action procedures.”

April 22, 2014

Regulators Block Jostens’ Planned $486M Acquisition

The Federal Trade Commission voted to block Jostens’ planned acquisition of American Achievement Group Holding Corporation; Jostens abandoned the deal, saying that fighting regulators would be costly.

April 21, 2014

General Mills withdraws new policy limiting consumers' right to sue

After facing several days of unrelenting criticism over a new legal policy which would take away consumers’ rights to sue, General Mills announced late Saturday that it is withdrawing the new...

April 20, 2014

Court rejects Minn. limits on importing coal-fired energy; N.D. declares victory

A federal court ruled Friday that part of Minnesota’s renewable energy law is unconstitutional. Bloomberg BusinessWeek reports U.S. District Judge Susan Richard Nelson rejected Minnesota...

April 18, 2014

Court Lifts MN Firm’s Injunction Against Boston Sci

The U.S. Court of Appeals removed a preliminary injunction that Vascular Solutions previously won against Boston Scientific.

April 17, 2014

Minneapolis council member wants foam containers banned at restaurants

Foam containers are used to carry lots of food and drink out of restaurants. But a proposal in Minneapolis would clamp a lid on their use. City council member Andrew Johnson tells the Star Tribune...

April 16, 2014

Under pressure to act, cell phone makers to add 'kill switch' to new devices

Apple, AT&T and 11 other smartphone makers and wireless companies have agreed to add “kill switch” technology to their devices starting next year in an effort to deter cell phone...

April 15, 2014

Congressional report pushes for e-cigarette rules

Federal officials are calling for new regulations for electronic cigarettes. A new report released Monday cited concerns that e-cigarettes aggressively target youth, and should be strictly...

April 15, 2014

Computer thieves hack another Minnesota company

If you have accumulated Club Carlson Gold Points through stays and food and beverage purchases at Carlson Rezidor Hotels, stop reading this and go check your points balance. Unlike the earlier data...

April 10, 2014

Web users advised to change all their passwords due to 'Heartbleed' bug

Internet security teams have discovered a major bug that has exposed millions of passwords, credit card numbers and other sensitive information to computer hackers, and the bug has gone undetected...

April 09, 2014

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