World Cup Tourism Spending, Walmart to Triple Food Safety Spending in China, Another GM Recall

- June 17, 2014 12:45 PM
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Tourists in Brazil are expected to spend approximately $2.97 billion on hotels, transportation, and dining in the 12 cities that are hosting World Cup matches.

After January’s meat mix-up (fox masquerading as donkey) in China, Walmart is tripling its spending on food safety from $16 million to $48.2 million. The funding will go to additional food testing and supplier audits.

General Motors is recalling another 3.36 million defective cars, this time due to problematic keys that could suddenly turn off engines and deactivate air bags.

The California Fish and Wildlife Department is evacuating all fish from two hatcheries outside of Sacramento to avoid fish losses that could result from increasing water temperatures.

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