Articles by Elizabeth Whitman

Elizabeth Whitman is a reporter covering the business of healthcare. She previously spent two years reporting from Amman, Jordan and has written for Al Jazeera, The Nation, and The Atlantic, among other outlets. She speaks Arabic and some Mandarin.

By next May, restaurants and other food vendors will have to post calorie counts on menus, and many are not happy about it.

The High Cost Of Counting Calories

Restaurant chains and other businesses oppose federal rules calling for disclosure of calorie information, citing printing and signage costs and the difficulty of measuring accurately.

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U.S. Steel Tubes

Layoffs Announced In Separate Sectors

U.S. Steel plans to close one of its blast furnaces in Michigan, while the IT professional network Spicework is set to be acquired by Ziff Davis B2B, with both events resulting in layoffs.
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Philippines Protests China's Militia Flotilla

Calling the deployment of Chinese militia ships a threat and vastly dwarfed militarily, the only recourse the Philippines has is to file diplomatic protests and appeal to international arbiters...