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New study shows the EAT-Lancet diet is unaffordable for at least 1.6 billion people – The New Food Economy

The buzzy “Planetary Health Diet” can’t work for the vulnerable populations who need it most. November 7th, 2019by H. Claire Brown Access Environment Health Home Feature Plate Earlier this year, a groundbreaking study from the EAT-Lancet Commission outlined a climate-friendly path to feeding 10 billion people “within planetary boundaries.” Its recommendations included limiting meat consumption… Read More »

Amgen takes 20% stake in Chinese biotech BeiGene for $2.7 billion

A researcher prepares a sample inside a laboratory at BeiGene Ltd.’s research and development center in Beijing, China, on Thursday, May 24, 2018. Gilles Sabrie | Bloomberg | Getty Images Biotechnology company Amgen announced Thursday it is investing $ 2.7 billion in BeiGene, taking a 20.5% stake in the Chinese biotech firm. The all-cash deal… Read More »

Purdue Pharma in discussion on $10 billion-$12 billion offer to settle opioid lawsuits: sources

(Reuters) – OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma LP and its owners, the Sackler family, are in discussion to settle more than 2,000 opioid lawsuits against the company for $ 10 billion to $ 12 billion, two people familiar with the matter said on Tuesday. Purdue is among several drugmakers and distributors that have been sued for… Read More »