Healthcare Health/Fitness

Frozen Broccoli Cuts Recalled Due to Possible Listeria Contamination

Frozen broccoli cuts have been recalled from 11 states that have been distributed with 1,800 cases which could be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. The infection affects young and old and can cause slight to severe infections with symptoms like high fever, abdominal pains and diarrhea to name a few aside from miscarriage and stillbirth.

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Meketa Investment Group enhances staff ownership team

Meketa Investment Group has increased its employee ownership team. It has included seven new shareholders into employee ownership team. Meketa is optimistic on adding new expertise and talent that supports its business expansion plan across different geographies.

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GlaxoSmithKline Seeks No Patent to Make Medicines More Affordable for Poor Nations

GlaxoSmithKline pledged not to file patents to make drugs more affordable to poor countries. Any GSK drugs that are included in the list of the World Health Organization's important medicines will be included automatically.

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Whoopi Goldberg Launched Medical Marijuana Startup for Women

Multiple awards-winning actress Whoopi Goldberg announced her startup company on Wednesday. The company offer medical marijuana product to relieve menstrual pain for women.

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Whoopi Goldberg Launches Marijuana Venture, "Whoopi & Maya"

Actress and comedienne Whoopi Goldberg launches her new business venture with partner Maya Elisabeth, called ‘Whoopi & Maya’. The business is a product line of marijuana-infused products along with other medicinal plants that help alleviate symptoms of PMS. Product prices are not yet disclosed.

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U.S. Firms are Attracted to Invest in Israeli Cannabis R&D

Firms in United States are looking into Israeli cannabis research and development. Israel, the pioneer in high tech agriculture is now leading the medical marijuana R&D.

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The Booming Cannabis Entrepreneurship

Marijuana entrepreneurship is almost in every parts of the world, legal or illegal, for leisure or for medical purposes. Others see it as helpful but others see it as deadly. Pot is hot and the booming business seems to be unstoppable as other states began to legalize it.

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Iterum Therapeutics Ltd., Raised $40 Million in Series A For Licensure and Development of Anti-Infective Drug

Iterum Therapeutics Ltd. secured $40 million in Series A funding led by Frazier Healthcare Partners together with other venture capitalists. The said fund will be used to acquire license and to enhance the development of the anti-infective drug that could counter certain bacteria's resistance to antibiotic.

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London's Air Quality Index Reached Dangerous Levels Earlier This Month

London's air has been reported of high levels of PM2.5 that was recorded from March 10-13. These minute particles can get inside the lungs and find its way into the bloodstream giving the body's immune system difficulty filtering it out.

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Valeant Pharmaceuticals Announced to Sack Two Executives

In the continuing saga on Valeant, CFO Howard Schiller has been asked to resign. The company will also find the replacement of CEO Michael Pearson, and putting Bill Ackman in its board.

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Bumble Bee, Chicken of the Sea Tuna Recalled for Possible Contamination

Not long after Bumble Bee tuna announced a total recall on its product, Chicken of the Sea tuna followed the same revelation.This is due to the discovered deviation on the sterilization process on the same facility that packaged the Bumble Bee tuna. The malfunction in the processing equipment might have uncooked or undercooked the tuna that could lead to spoilage causing contamination and life-threatening diseases when consumed.

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Standard & Poor's Will Review Pershing Square Rating

Following Valeant Pharmaceuticals' meltdown, S&P rating service puts Pershing Square Holdings Ltd on review. However, S&P acknowledged swift decision by the firm to strengthen its liquidity after a massive loss.

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Lab Tests Show That Jessica Alba's Honest Detergent Contains a Significant Amount of SLS Chemicals It Claimed to Never Use

Jessica Alba’s Honest Company is facing allegations of using harsh chemicals it claimed to never use. Two test labs initiated by the Wall Street Journal showed a significant amount of the chemical SLS, but the company strongly denied using the chemical in manufacturing.

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Nestle India's Maggi Failed Sample Tests in Uttar Pradesh

A sample test conducted by Uttar Pradesh food safety officials found that Nestle’s Maggi noodles contain more percentage of ash than permitted by the regulations. However, the company has denied the accusation, stating that the claim is based on the wrong standard.

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Bill Ackman's Pershing Square Capital Get One Board Seat in Valeant Pharmaceuticals

The Canadian drugmaker on Wednesday announced to add three new directors to its board. Representative from Pershing Square Capital Management was added as one of the directors.

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