China McDonald's Low on Beef, Chicken

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McDonald's is facing a shortage of products at some of its stores in China following problems with an embattled Shanghai meat supplier that allegedly sold expired meat to fast-food chains across the country.

High Hopes Ride on IPO in Wake of Smithfield Deal

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If the initial public offering of Chinese pork producer WH Group goes through as expected Tuesday, it will be one of the first things to go right for the company since its purchase of Smithfield Foods last year.

China Meat Supplier Pulls Products

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Meat supplier OSI Group Inc. said it would withdraw all products manufactured by its embattled Shanghai unit from the marketplace.

When It Comes to Office Work, You Can't Be Too Careful

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Safety awareness is serious business at workplaces such as construction sites, food manufacturing plants, mines and oil rigs. Now field-inspired safety protocols are migrating to the office, where hazards include dripping umbrellas and hot cups of coffee.

Oil Prospectors Shift Back to Wealthy Lands

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After decades focusing on less-developed nations, big oil companies are piling back into wealthy countries with political stability that provides more-predictable cash flow.

An $800 Sneaker Plays Hard to Get

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The sudden appeal of Buscemi sneakers, a year-old shoe that costs $800 a pair, marks a new chapter in conspicuous consumption, fueled by social media, celebrities and purposefully tight supplies.

Reliance Power to Buy Three Hydroelectric Plants From Jaypee

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India's Reliance Power Ltd. said Sunday that it will buy the Jaypee Group's hydroelectric-power business for an undisclosed amount.

There's No Flying in Drone School

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With a coming boom expected in the unmanned-aircraft industry, universities and colleges are scrambling to train pilots. But thanks to government rules, they can't actually get the devices off the ground.

Are Shippers Responsible for Content?

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U.S. case against FedEx will explore whether the company conspired to distribute controlled substances.

Gauging Heavy-Equipment Loads

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Construction-machinery makers are encouraging customers to use electronic monitoring devices to assess their usage of heavy equipment.

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