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Coming soon to a 3D printer near you: Plant-based steaks

01 Jul 2020

TEL AVIV/ZURICH Israeli start-up Redefine Meat plans to launch 3D printers to produce plant-based steaks mimicking real beef next year in a bid for a slice of the fast-growing alternative meat market. Meat substitutes are increasingly popular with consumers concerned about animal welfare and the environment, boosting sales at Beyond Meat , Impossible Foods and Nestle . Redefine Meat, based in Rehovot, south of Tel Aviv, will first market test its "Alt-Steak" at high-end restaurants this year before rolling out its industrial-scale 3D printers to meat distributors in 2021. "You need a 3D printer to mimic the structure of the muscle of the animal," CEO Eshchar Ben-Shitrit told Reuters. | Video

Morocco used NSO's spyware to snoop on journalist, Amnesty says

22 Jun 2020

TEL AVIV Technology developed by Israeli cyber security company NSO Group was used by the Moroccan government to spy on journalist Omar Radi, a critic of Morocco's human rights record, Amnesty International said on Monday.

Israeli mask maker Sonovia expects 99% coronavirus success after lab test

22 Jun 2020

TEL AVIV An Israeli company expects a fabric it has developed will be able to neutralise close to 99% of the coronavirus, even after being washed multiple times, following a successful lab test.

Israel's El Al airline may be heading back into state hands

10 Jun 2020

TEL AVIV The coronavirus crisis may be pushing El Al Israel Airlines back into the hands of the state, less than two decades after the flag carrier was privatised. | Video

UPDATE 2-Tel Aviv Stock Exchange shut on Sunday due to workers' action

07 Jun 2020

TEL AVIV, June 7 The Tel Aviv Stock Exchange said the market will remain shut on Sunday after it was notified by the union that workers would take action to protest the breakdown of talks over an annual bonus payment from 2017.

Tel Aviv's soccer stadium trials misting tunnel to disinfect players

03 Jun 2020

TEL AVIV Tel Aviv's Bloomfield Stadium has installed a special tunnel to spray soccer players arriving for matches with a fine disinfectant mist to help prevent the spread of the new coronavirus.

UPDATE 1-Israeli defence firm Elbit profit up, lowers dividend temporarily

26 May 2020

TEL AVIV, May 26 Israeli defence electronics firm Elbit Systems reported higher quarterly profit on Tuesday and said its business has not been substantially impacted by the coronavirus outbreak.

Israeli anti-viral mask maker Sonovia eyes Nasdaq listing this year

21 May 2020

TEL AVIV Israel's Sonovia Ltd, which makes washable and reusable anti-viral masks, is considering going public on Nasdaq by the end of this year, its chief technology officer said.

Israel's Teva gets China approval for Huntington's treatment

18 May 2020

BEIJING/TEL AVIV Teva Pharmaceutical said on Monday that China has given the go-ahead to its Austedo treatment for Huntington's disease.

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