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Anheuser shareholders approve takeover by InBev

November 12, 2008
Anheuser-Busch Cos Inc shareholders have approved a proposed $52 billion takeover by Belgian rival InBev NV, according to Reuters. Of the votes that were cast by the Budweiser brewer''s shareholders,
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Massive malaria vaccine trial to begin in Africa

November 10, 2008
Researchers trying to create the world''s first malaria vaccine are launching a massive medical trial in Africa as early as next month involving 16,000 children that could be the largest such
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Product recalls include hypodermic syringes and UV fabric protector

November 10, 2008
The Associated Press reports that two toy products with too much lead, hypodermic syringes used by diabetics for insulin injections and a spray-on fabric protector have recently been recalled. About 471,000
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Earnings estimates cut for nation''s meat makers

November 10, 2008
An analyst cut earnings estimates for the nation''s meat makers, saying prices will be kept down due to weak demand and export difficulties due to the expanding credit crisis, according
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Tyson meat company seeks global growth

November 5, 2008
Investors are waiting for Don Tyson''s second act. According to the Associated Press, Tyson plans to duplicate his company''s domination of the U.S. livestock industry, but on a global scale.
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Anheuser-Busch recycling celebrates 30 years

November 3, 2008
In 1978, Anheuser-Busch wanted to become part of the solution for recycling aluminum cans. Today, 30 years later, Anheuser-Busch Recycling has kept the equivalent of more than 460 billion aluminum
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MillerCoors signs 15-year lease for Chicago office

October 29, 2008
The Associated Press reports that MillerCoors LLC s has signed a 15-year lease for office space in its new headquarters of Chicago. The company -- a joint venture of SABMiller''s
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Justices weigh right to sue in drug case

October 27, 2008
For nearly a century, Americans have been able to sue drug companies for deaths or injuries caused by medicines. According to The Wall Street Journal, the pharmaceutical industry and other
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Watson files Oxytrol patent suit against Barr

October 27, 2008
Watson Pharmaceuticals Inc. is suing Barr Pharmaceuticals Inc. to prevent them from selling a generic version of the Oxytrol overactive bladder patch, the Associated Press reported. Watson filed a lawsuit
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Dr Pepper Snapple group breaks ground on $120 million production facility

October 27, 2008
Representatives of Dr Pepper Snapple Group joined elected officials from throughout Victor Valley to officially break ground on the company''s beverage production and distribution center in Victorville, CA. Company officials
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