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Blackfoerst-ham-080717.jpg Hahn Brothers, Inc., a ham manufacturer, is recalling about 115,773 pounds of ready-to-eat ham products as they contained malted barley, a known allergen, which was not declared on the final product label. The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service or FSIS said that the recall was due to misbranding and an undeclared allergen.

Rolling-stones-062116.jpg Rolling Stones guitarist Ronnie Wood recently struggled to overcome what he called a "touch of lung cancer." The rock icon revealed his health scare with the Mail on Sunday, telling the U.K. paper that he had an operation to take out part of his lung.

Kindara, a provider of tools related to Women's reproductive health and fertility, announced Tuesday a new partnership with personal genomics company Helix, whose largest shareholder is Illumina (ILMN). Under the deal, Kindara plans to collaborate with Helix to develop Kindara DNA, the first at-home...

Aug2017-072717.jpg We are well into the second half of 2017. Now, let's take a look at the biotech stocks awaiting word from the FDA in August.

US-China-Poultaryban-072717.jpg A bipartisan group of Senators have called on the U.S. Department of Agriculture to press the Chinese government to end its ban on import of American poultry products. China imposed ban on import of U.S. poultry products in 2015 after the detection of a wild duck with Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza...

threesquaremarket-microchip-072517.jpg Wisconsin-based Three Square Market is offering its employees to implant a tiny microchip into their hands. The small radio-frequency identification (RFID) chip worth $300 will allow employees to open doors, log in to computers and even buy snacks and lunch. Although the program is not mandatory...

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