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Spokane Produce Inc. is recalling its salsa products containing onions on potential contamination by Salmonella spp.

Jushi Holdings, a Florida-based cannabis and hemp operator, said it has closed its previously announced deal to acquire the entire equity of Pennsylvania Medical Solutions, LLC or PAMS, a Pennsylvania grower-processor previously owned by Vireo Health International, Inc. Upon closing, Jushi paid Vireo...

Moderna said Tuesday that it has reached an agreement with the U.S. to initially supply 100 million doses of its experimental vaccine for COVID-19, mRNA-1273. The U.S. government has awarded up to $1.525 billion for the vaccine.

vaccine aug11 On the day the world reached a grim mark of 20 million people infected with Covid-19, Russian President Vladimir Putin announced that researchers in his country have developed the world's first vaccine for coronavirus. Announcing this on Russian state TV on Tuesday, Putin said that the vaccine against coronavirus, developed by the Moscow-based Gamaleya Institute, had gone through all the necessar

Nabis, a California-based cannabis distributor, said it has entered into an exclusive partnership with Los Angeles-based cannabis company Capna Intellectual dba Bloom to distribute Bloom branded products across California. Bloom is a multi-state brand sold in four hundred retailers across five states...

uscoronavirus aug10 The total number of confirmed coronavirus cases in the United States crossed 5 million Sunday. One fifth of these cases, or a million, were reported in just more than two weeks. However, a sharp drop in new cases and deaths were reported at the weekend. An additional 46,935 coronavirus infections were reported in the last 24 hours, taking the total number of cases in the country to 5044864, as p

Zyus Life Sciences Inc. said that it received a medical sales license from Health Canada, effective July 31. The Canada-based company noted that the medical sales license allows it to enroll medical cannabis patients as it works to advance the development, formulation, and application of phyto-therapeutics. Zyus...

hand sanitizer 080720 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warned that swallowing hand sanitizers that contain methanol can cause permanent blindness or death, if not treated. The federal health agency called on people to immediately discontinue use of hand sanitizers recalled by U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Some of the hand sanitizers that FDA banned from consumption in the country include the following:

uscoronavirus aug07 The United States recorded 1848 cornavirus-related casualties in the last 24 hours, the highest daily number since May 14. The U.S. also crossed the 160,000 mark for deaths on Thursday. With this, the total death toll in the country rose to 160104 as per Johns Hopkins University's latest data Friday. 59765 additional infections were reported in the last 24 hours, taking the national total to 48

uscoronavirus 0806 The United States recorded 1,426 cornavirus-related casualties in the last 24 hours, the second highest daily number in more than two months. The total death toll in the country rose to 158256 as per Johns Hopkins University's latest data Thursday. 52,373 additional infections were reported in the last 24 hours, taking the national total to 4823892. After a brief lull, the daily COVID deaths a

WeedMD Inc., a Canada-based producer of medical-grade cannabis, said it has entered into an exclusive licensing, manufacturing and distribution agreement with U.S.-based cannabis wellness house, MM Technology Holdings, LLC. MM Technology is the owner of Mary's Brands and the product line, Mary's Medicinals....

cdc aug05 The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has issued an alert saying that it expects an outbreak of a rare, serious paralyzing condition that mostly affects young children this year. Since 2014, outbreaks of Acute Flaccid Myelitis (AFM) have occurred in the United States every 2 years. CDC said it anticipates that 2020 will be another peak year for AFM cases. The next outbreak could oc

uscoronavirus aug05 After a brief lull, the daily COVID deaths and infections began to show an uptick in the United States. After the number of new coronavirus cases in the country remaining under 50000 for four consecutive days, 53,803 additional infections were reported in the last 24 hours, taking the national total to 4771519. Still, this is a better situation when compared to last week, when there were an aver

Eurofins U.S. Clinical Diagnostics, affiliated to Eurofins Scientific (ERFSF.PK, EUFI.PA), announced Wednesday the launch of lower cost highly accurate COVID-19 PCR test. The test will be offered through its network of U.S. laboratories, including Viracor Eurofins beginning mid-August. The company...

Good Hemp, Inc., the maker of Good Hemp Fizz and CannaHemp beverages, said it has entered into a distribution agreement with beer distributor Premium Brands of Northwest Arkansas to sell its hemp-infused beverages. Under the terms of the deal, Premium Brands will distribute Good Hemp Fizz and CannaHemp...

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