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 Cheerios cereal was part of one of many lawsuits filed this year, specifically for gluten issues.
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Cheerios cereal was part of one of many lawsuits filed this year, specifically for gluten issues.

What's in that? Food companies scramble to satisfy 'clean eating'

The steady swing toward “clean eating” has helped trigger an industry move toward cleaning product labels of unpronounceable ingredients.


 A $22 million, 45,000-square-foot addition (shown here in a rendering) to Carnegie Mellon University’s University Center is the latest project on which Astorino/Cannon Design has worked.

Consolidation changes face of Pittsburgh architecture as industry rebounds from recession lows

Architects at Astorino have access to expertise in Cannon’s global offices, and Cannon has been able to cement its presence in Pittsburgh.



Pitt study finds location-based marketing a mixed bag

The study says sending digital coupons to any consumer within a 100 foot radius doesn’t necessarily lead to more sales or foot traffic.



WorkZone: Networking is key, even for the shy

Author Alaina Levine offers the less outgoing tips for connecting with others in business and life.



Len Boselovic's Heard Off the Street: Subsidies face new scrutiny, though some worry not enough

New rules for how governments disclose the value of tax incentives they give to business are on the way. But do they go far enough?



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Don Lindich's Sound Advice: Bluetooth earphones at affordable rates

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 Emily Kennedy of Marinus Analytics presents her company at the UpPrize competition held July 31 in the New Hazlett Theater on the North Side.

CMU grad builds cybersleuthing tool to snare sex traffickers

Emily Kennedy’s company had its roots in her senior thesis at CMU and now helps law enforcement officials find human trafficking criminals.


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Alpha Natural Resources executive resigns amid restructuring

The company is one of the nation’s biggest coal producers and has mines in Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia, Kentucky, and Wyoming.



Consolidation changes face of Pittsburgh architecture as industry rebounds from recession lows

Architects at Astorino have access to expertise in Cannon’s global offices, and Cannon has been able to cement its presence in Pittsburgh.


 

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What's in that? Food companies scramble to satisfy 'clean eating'

The steady swing toward “clean eating” has helped trigger an industry move toward cleaning product labels of unpronounceable ingredients.



Featured Recall: Bicycles

Trek Bicycle Corp., of Waterloo, Wis., is recalling about 330 Trek 9.8 Superfly FS SL, X1 and XT bicycles.


 

Business of Health


UPMC revenue grows despite Highmark split

The region’s largest healthcare system pulled in more than $12 billion in the last fiscal year.



Cima Life’s optics help restore sight for cataracts patients

Cima Life operates out of a 10,000-square-foot facility where it designs, manufactures, tests and ships intraocular lenses to 30 countries.


 



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Fiat’s new small crossover is the “X” factor in brand’s return

Any time you bring a new brand into a market, or return one to a market after a long hiatus, there is a learning curve.



Alfa Romeo’s brand resurgence is on track with sporty new Giulia sedan

Alfa Romeo was re-entering North America with just one vehicle, the 4C Coupe, and there were very tight allocations on that one model.