Bayer AG is in mediation to potentially settle thousands of U.S. lawsuits claiming that the company's Roundup weed killer causes cancer, but some legal experts said the cases raises novel questions that may prevent an easy settlement.
(This Aug. 12 story corrects company statement to make it that products will be available in September, not next week in second paragraph)
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 endeavour to break into the control units of cars and take over driving functions.
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 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.
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
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
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
A California judge on Thursday reduced a $2 billion (£1.6 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.