Chicago/Sao Paulo — Nestlé is increasing checking on the coffee it buys, after recent tests showed beans from some countries had levels of the weedkiller glyphosate that are close to a regulatory limit.
Frankfurt am Main — Germany's huge industrial company Thyssenkrupp sank into fresh turmoil as it announced plans to fire CEO Guido Kerkhoff, in a new episode of the drama plaguing boardrooms of “corporate dinosaurs”.
Brasilia/Sao Paulo — Death came swiftly for Aldo Machado’s honey bees. Less than 48 hours after the first apis mellifera showed signs of sickness, tens of thousands lay dead, their bodies piled in mounds.
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Singapore — Temasek Holdings posted the lowest rise in its portfolio in three years as the value of key bank stock holdings declined and the Singapore state investor said it is increasingly focusing new investments in North America, Europe and on unlisted firms.
San Francisco — A federal judge says he will probably reduce — but not throw out entirely — an $80m jury verdict against Bayer, in the second case to go to trial over claims that the company’s Roundup herbicide causes cancer.