Medicine

Tainted dairy stocks removed from market: Fonterra CEO

Tainted dairy stocks removed from market: Fonterra CEO

Published 07/08/2013

WELLINGTON (Reuters) - The chief executive of New Zealand's Fonterra said his future was up to the board of the world's biggest dairy exporter after [more…]

Fonterra CEO: All contaminated dairy stocks contained

Fonterra CEO: All contaminated dairy stocks contained

Published 07/08/2013

WELLINGTON (Reuters) - Fonterra CEO Theo Spierings said on Wednesday that all stocks of contaminated dairy products made and exported by the company had been [more…]

NZ dairy scare impact minimal, needs careful handling: minister

NZ dairy scare impact minimal, needs careful handling: minister

Published 07/08/2013

WELLINGTON (Reuters) - New Zealand's finance minister said on Wednesday the result of dairy giant Fonterra's latest auction suggests it has suffered little impact from [more…]

Actor Dustin Hoffman undergoes cancer treatment: publicist

Actor Dustin Hoffman undergoes cancer treatment: publicist

Published 06/08/2013

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Actor Dustin Hoffman has undergone treatment for cancer, the Oscar-winner's publicist confirmed on Tuesday. Hoffman's publicist, Jodi Gottlieb, declined to say [more…]

Fonterra under fire over milk scare- more product recalls

Fonterra under fire over milk scare- more product recalls

Published 06/08/2013

WELLINGTON (Reuters) - Fonterra, the world's largest dairy exporter, came under fire from the New Zealand government, farmers and financial regulators for its handling of [more…]

First taste of test-tube burger declared ‘close to meat’

First taste of test-tube burger declared ‘close to meat’

Published 06/08/2013

LONDON (Reuters) - The world's first laboratory-grown beef burger was flipped out of a petri dish and into a frying pan on Monday, with food [more…]

New Zealand’s clean, green image under scrutiny with dairy scare

New Zealand’s clean, green image under scrutiny with dairy scare

Published 06/08/2013

WELLINGTON/SYDNEY (Reuters) - For a country that markets itself to the world with the slogan "100% Pure", New Zealand's environmental credentials are not as impeccable [more…]

NZ worries about China dairy bans as Fonterra hit by more recalls

NZ worries about China dairy bans as Fonterra hit by more recalls

Published 06/08/2013

WELLINGTON (Reuters) - Dairy giant Fonterra was hit by fresh infant formula recalls in China and Hong Kong on Tuesday, while New Zealand's government fretted [more…]

Parental smoking tied to kids’ risk of lighting up

Parental smoking tied to kids’ risk of lighting up

Published 05/08/2013

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Children born to parents with a history of cigarette smoking are more likely to light up than kids of people [more…]

Scientists to cook world’s first in-vitro beef burger

Scientists to cook world’s first in-vitro beef burger

Published 05/08/2013

LONDON (Reuters) - A corner of west London will see culinary and scientific history made on Monday when scientists cook and serve up the world's [more…]