An Illinois man who persuaded a company to provide almost $1 million in financing for a telemedicine computer tablet named after the physician on the “Star Trek” TV show was arrested for fraud, according to federal prosecutors.
An abandoned factory once owned by Hershey Co. in Canada may soon be making products that offer a bigger buzz than a chocolate kiss: marijuana, under license by the government of Prime Minister Stephen Harper.
Canada will spend C$15.77 million ($15.2 million) for inspection teams to conduct random checks at food plants after a review of last year’s XL Foods Inc. beef recall found a “relaxed attitude” toward safety standards.
D. Medical Industries Ltd. climbed to the highest level in a week after the developer of drug-delivery devices said a unit received a license from Health Canada to sell its Spring Universal Infusion sets in that country.
IKEA, the global Swedish furniture retailer, recalled 3.36 million window blinds after a child died and two others were almost strangled, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and Health Canada said.
Celgene Corp., the biotechnology company specializing in blood-cancer medicines, will get a hearing before Canada’s highest court over the country’s demands to provide pricing information for the drug Thalomid.