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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...

uscoronavirus aug04 For the second consecutive day, the number of new coronavirus cases in the United States remained under 50000, and casualty rate continued to fall below 1000. This is a better situation when compared to last week, when more than 60,000 new infections were being reported daily, and more than 1000 people were dying from the viral disease every day in the U.S. With 49,380 new cases reporting in t

Recreational cannabis sales in Illinois continue to set records despite the coronavirus pandemic. According to data provided by the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation or IDFPR, adult-use cannabis sales in the state in the month of July surged to a record $60.96 million from...

uscoronavirus aug03 The United States reported a drastic fall in the number of new coronavirus cases and deaths Sunday. After recording more than 60,000 infections daily for the fifth consecutive day, new cases sharply fell to 47,508 on Sunday, taking the country's total to 4668336. This is the lowest daily case in nearly a month. Likewise, for the last one week, more than 1000 people were dying from the viral dis

Healthcare major Eli Lilly and Co. (LLY) announced Monday that it has initiated BLAZE-2, a Phase 3 trial studying LY-CoV555 for the prevention of SARS-CoV-2 infection and COVID-19 in residents and staff at long-term care facilities in the U.S. LY-CoV555, the lead antibody from Lilly's collaboration...

certainmeat aug03 The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) has issued a public health alert on ready-to-eat beef and chicken taquitos and chimichangas products containing Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulated diced green chilies. These green chillies have been recalled by the producer, Sun Valley Foods, citing contamination with hard plastic.

Drug makers Sanofi (SNYNF, SNY) and GlaxoSmithKline plc (GSK.L, GSK) announced Monday that they are in advanced discussions with the European Commission for the supply of up to 300 million doses of a COVID-19 vaccine. The vaccine candidate, developed by Sanofi in partnership with GSK, is based on...

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission said it has filed charges against six individuals and their companies for fraudulently raising $25 million from more than 400 investors to invest in two separate cannabis-related businesses in California. The SEC's complaint alleges that, between September...

uscoronavirus july31 More than 1,200 people died of coronavirus for the third day in a row in the United States. The country on Thursday recorded 1394 cornavirus-related casualties, the second highest daily number in more than two months. The total death toll in the United States rose to 152070 as per Johns Hopkins University's latest data. Florida reported a record 253 deaths on Thursday, taking the state's total

jbsfood july30 JBS Food Canada ULC is recalling about 38,406 pounds of boneless beef head meat products that were not presented for import re-inspection into the United States, the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) said in a statement.

Canada-based FSD Pharma Inc. said it has informed Health Canada of its decision to forfeit the marijuana cultivation and sale licenses of its wholly-owned subsidiary, FV Pharma, Inc. and suspend all activities by FV Pharma within 30 days. FSD Pharma has initiated a process to liquidate all FV Pharma...

U.S biotech firm INOVIO (INO) said Thursday that its COVID-19 DNA vaccine INO-4800 targeting SARS-CoV-2 was effective in protecting non-human primates from live virus challenge 13 weeks after the last vaccination. The study has demonstrated long-term protection in non-human primates challenged with SARS-CoV-2...

uscoronavirus july30 On Wednesday, Texas over took New York as the third worst-affected state in COVID-19 cases. With 10,502 new cases reporting in the last 24 hours, the total number of infections there rose to 418995. New York, which was the epicenter of the pandemic in the U.S. during the initial months, significantly improved its situation later. The United States on Wednesday recorded its highest daily number o

Nevada regulators have launched an investigation into three marijuana dispensaries in the state for selling tainted cannabis flower. The Nevada Cannabis Compliance Board or CCB said it has opened investigations into three marijuana dispensaries for selling the product that twice failed microbial testing. In...

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