Medicine

Tyson takes lead with Zilmax ban, higher beef prices may follow

Tyson takes lead with Zilmax ban, higher beef prices may follow

Published 09/08/2013

CHICAGO (Reuters) - When top U.S. meat packer Tyson Foods Inc abruptly announced it would stop buying cattle fed with a widely used drug that [more…]

GSK plugs into bioelectronics with $50 million venture fund

GSK plugs into bioelectronics with $50 million venture fund

Published 08/08/2013

LONDON (Reuters) - GlaxoSmithKline raised its bet on using electrical signals in the body to target diseases on Thursday with the launch of a $50 [more…]

Fonterra CEO says supply contracts intact after food safety scare

Fonterra CEO says supply contracts intact after food safety scare

Published 08/08/2013

WELLINGTON (Reuters) - New Zealand dairy giant Fonterra insisted that its customers were sticking to their supply contracts with the world's largest dairy exporter for [more…]

Congress wins relief on Obamacare health plan subsidies

Congress wins relief on Obamacare health plan subsidies

Published 07/08/2013

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Congress has won some partial relief for lawmakers and their staffs from the "Obamacare" health reforms that it passed and subjected itself [more…]

For Henrietta Lacks’ famous cells, new and unique protection

For Henrietta Lacks’ famous cells, new and unique protection

Published 07/08/2013

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Information about the most famous and valuable human cells in the history of science is about to become a little harder [more…]

China fines milk powder makers $110 million for price fixing

China fines milk powder makers $110 million for price fixing

Published 07/08/2013

SHANGHAI/HONG KONG (Reuters) - China fined six companies including Mead Johnson Nutrition Co, Danone and New Zealand dairy giant Fonterra a total of $110 million [more…]

Japan government: Fukushima plant leaking 300 tons/day of contaminated water into sea

Japan government: Fukushima plant leaking 300 tons/day of contaminated water into sea

Published 07/08/2013

TOKYO (Reuters) - A Japanese government official said an estimated 300 tons of contaminated water is leaking into the ocean per day from the crippled [more…]

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…]