Business News Archive - June 09, 2008

Clearly Canadian Brands (OTCBB:CCBEF) is pleased to announce that the newly launched Private Label Division of its Organic Baby Food company is off to a resounding start and already expects to be in a minimum of 1250 stores by the end of the year.

CHARLOTTE, N.C., June 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- At a news conference today in Lumberton, North Carolina with local officials, Charlotte-based Piedmont Natural Gas announced the Company's intent to design, construct, own and operate a new Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) peak storage facility in North Carolina.

HOUSTON, June 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Fortis Energy Marketing and Trading (FEMT), a division of Fortis Merchant Banking, today announced the hire of Don Black, 43, as Head of Power & Gas Trading. Mr.

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/reports/c94164) has announced the addition of "The Netherlands Oil and Gas Exploration and Production Industry: Investment Opportunities, Analysis and Forecasts to 2012" to their offering.

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced the recall of 12,553 cases of Post-brand LiveActive Mixed Berry Crunch cereal due to a labeling error. The FDA said Kraft Foods Inc.

As a leader in energy conservation, TXU Energy today launched the TXU Energy Power Saver Challenge, a unique reality contest open to both current and new TXU Energy residential customers in Texas.

Word of the Day
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'