A group that has been feuding for years with the Humane Society of the United States has filed a complaint with the Internal Revenue Service over the animal welfare group’s tax accounting.
When Smithfield Foods Inc. was trying to fend off a union organizing drive at its largest meat- processing plant, it hired public relations executive Rick Berman. They discussed “preparing the nuclear strike,” according to e-mail records.
Google Inc.’s Motorola Mobility unit will respond to European Union accusations that it used patents to hinder competitors, including Apple Inc.
Kreider Farms, a dairy and egg operation in Manheim, Pennsylvania, keeps its chickens in too- tight quarters, showing the need for a federal egg-cage law, according to the Humane Society of the U.S.
Samsung Electronics Co., the world’s biggest maker of smartphones, offered to settle a European Union probe into whether it tried to use mobile-phone patents to hinder competition from Apple Inc.
Thanks to Wayne Pacelle, a growing number of hens and pigs are enjoying better lives before their eggs and bacon end up in someone’s belly.