• Michael Hiltzik: The Bumble Bee tuna price-fixing case could point to the future of white-collar prosecutions

    2 monthes ago - By Stl Today

    When the roll call is sounded of business deals that looked like a good idea at the time but went massively wrong, special notice should go to the merger of the tuna packagers Bumble Bee and Chicken of the Sea,...
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  • Eco-friendly sunscreens may sound like a good idea, but dermatologists actually want you to avoid them

    Eco-friendly sunscreens may sound like a good idea, but dermatologists actually want you to avoid them

    2 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    Hawaii is the first state to ban the sale of chemical sunscreens , which can be toxic to coral reefs and marine life.
    The alternative to chemical sunscreens, with ingredients like oxybenzone and octinoxate, is mineral sunscreen; many consider it the greener option.
    However, Hawaii has the highest rate of new melanoma diagnoses in the country, according to the most recent research from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
    One dermatologist says the ban is a disservice to Hawaiians, while environmentalists and consumer groups are cheering the legislation.
    With Hawaii ushering in new...
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