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Smithfield Foods launches plant-based meat products in growing trend

Aug 13 2019

(This Aug. 12 story corrects company statement to make it that products will be available in September, not next week in second paragraph)

Automakers warm up to friendly hackers at cybersecurity conference

Aug 11 2019

LAS VEGAS At a conference where hackers can try their hand at picking locks and discover cyber vulnerabilities in a makeshift hospital, they can also endeavor to break into the control units of cars and take over driving functions.

Bayer sees potential future business in plant-based meat market

Aug 01 2019

A Bayer executive on Thursday said the company was closely watching the plant-based meat market which has seen booming demand in recent years, adding that Bayer could potentially enter the market as an alternative protein source provider.

Shares in plant-based burger maker Beyond Meat slide on stock offering

Jul 30 2019

Shares in meat alternatives company Beyond Meat slid on Tuesday, a day after the company known for its pea-based burgers and sausages announced a stock offering plan to raise capital just three months after going public.

UPDATE 1-Shares in plant-based burger maker Beyond Meat slide on stock offering

Jul 30 2019

July 30 Shares in meat alternatives company Beyond Meat slid on Tuesday, a day after the company known for its pea-based burgers and sausages announced a stock offering plan to raise capital just three months after going public.

Beyond Meat shares crumble on stock offering surprise, demand for meatless burgers soars

Jul 30 2019

Beyond Meat Inc's shares tumbled on Monday on plans for another stock offering just three months after its IPO while demand for its plant-based burgers and sausages prompted an increase in its full-year sales forecast. | Video

In Roundup case, U.S. judge cuts $2 billion verdict against Bayer to $86 million

Jul 26 2019

A California judge on Thursday reduced a $2 billion jury verdict, slashing the award for a couple who blamed Bayer AG's glyphosate-based weed killer, Roundup, for their cancer to $86.7 million.

New auto safety technology leaves insurers in the dark

Jul 26 2019

RUCKERSVILLE, Va. Automakers are accelerating the rollout of technology designed to avoid crashes, but insurance companies are waving a caution flag at consumers eyeing discounts for buying collision-avoiding brakes or automated cruise control. | Video

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