Restaurant Brands International (RBI) and Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen have announced that the companies have reached an agreement for RBI to acquire Popeyes for $79.00 per share in cash, or $1.8 billion.
According to an article published in Nature, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has ruled that the Broad Institute of Harvard and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in Cambridge, Mass., could keep its patents on using CRISPR–Cas9 in eukaryotic cells.
Maple Leaf Foods has signed a definitive agreement with Brynwood Partners VI L.P. to acquire Lightlife Foods, a manufacturer and brand of refrigerated plant-based protein foods in the United States, for $140 million.
According to a report by the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO), the federal government's oversight of food safety is too fragmented, with 16 federal agencies responsible for various aspects of food safety and quality.
According to a study published in the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC) Emerging Infectious Diseases, there is a small but increasing number of foodborne disease outbreaks associated with imported foods, most commonly fish and produce.